Financial markets

 

From regulation and the capital markets to new opportunities for corporates and institutional investors, we examine the latest trends in the global financial markets.


BNP Paribas gains licence to underwrite ‘panda bonds’ in China

BNP Paribas gains licence to underwrite ‘panda bonds’ in China

Onshore issuance by foreign companies is expected to rise.
BNP Paribas rings opening bell at Nasdaq

BNP Paribas rings opening bell at Nasdaq

Nasdaq invites BNP Paribas to open the market at its MarketSite office in New York's Time Square, celebrating the firms' long-standing partnership.
Nine awards for BNP Paribas: Asian Private Banker 2018

Nine awards for BNP Paribas: Asian Private Banker 2018

Asia's top structured products providers for the private banking and wealth management industry recognised in an annual poll.
Key Takeaways from the 2018 BNP Paribas IPO Conference

Key Takeaways from the 2018 BNP Paribas IPO Conference

BNP Paribas hosted its third annual IPO conference, welcoming around 40 companies.
BNP Paribas named Energy Risk Asia’s Derivatives House of the Year

BNP Paribas named Energy Risk Asia’s Derivatives House of the Year

BNP Paribas wins recognition for expanding presence in Asian commodities and focus on bespoke solutions.
BNP Paribas named Derivatives House of the Year 2019 by Risk.net

BNP Paribas named Derivatives House of the Year 2019 by Risk.net

A winning night for BNP Paribas Global Markets, which takes home four major derivatives awards
BNP Paribas and GTS Extend Strategic Collaboration into US Equities

BNP Paribas and GTS Extend Strategic Collaboration into US Equities

Collaboration between banks and electronic Market Makers enters next phase.
Connecting International Investors to China

Connecting International Investors to China

The opening of Chinese capital markets is creating an investment opportunity too big to ignore.
Boosting liquidity and best execution for emerging market currencies

Boosting liquidity and best execution for emerging market currencies

Electronic emerging market forex execution is subject to liquidity and capital control constraints – but how does EM and G10 FX trading tech differ?...
Active, passive, sceptic - China investors turning the full 360

Active, passive, sceptic - China investors turning the full 360

With its equity market opening faster than ever before and bonds soon to follow, investors should act now on China.
Double winner in Global Capital 2018 Derivatives Awards

Double winner in Global Capital 2018 Derivatives Awards

BNP Paribas wins Research & Strategy and Credit Derivatives House of the Year.
BNP Paribas recognised as RMB House of the Year 2018

BNP Paribas recognised as RMB House of the Year 2018

Strong global footprint and domestic franchise keeps BNP Paribas ahead of its competition.
BNP Paribas named Commodities Derivatives House of the Year 2018

BNP Paribas named Commodities Derivatives House of the Year 2018

The latest win reaffirms BNP Paribas' strength in commodity hedging.
Equity derivatives expertise recognised by The Banker magazine

Equity derivatives expertise recognised by The Banker magazine

BNP Paribas reaffirms its position as a leader in equity derivatives with two awards from The Banker magazine.
Investors to drive China’s green transformation

Investors to drive China’s green transformation

As fiduciary duty grows, investors see ESG as too big to ignore. Has the moment arrived for sustainable investing in China?
FX Algo News discusses the future of smart eFX with Asif Razaq

FX Algo News discusses the future of smart eFX with Asif Razaq

BNP Paribas' Global Head of FX Automated Client Execution discusses the latest advances in the bank's FX spot algorithm execution service, CORTEX iX,...
Engaging corporates to boost green market growth

Engaging corporates to boost green market growth

Interest in corporate green bonds is growing, but a number of barriers need to be addressed to bring more companies to the market. Stephanie Sfakianos,...
Can fintech help shift the trillions?

Can fintech help shift the trillions?

A transition to a sustainable economy will require a concerted global effort and a major reallocation of investor capital. As data, analytics and technology become...
Insurers find innovative ways to navigate through market uncertainty

Insurers find innovative ways to navigate through market uncertainty

Frederic Morlaye speaks to Risk.net on new investment opportunities that help handle capital requirements.
Profile: Emmanuel Dray talks client strategy to EQDerivatives Magazine

Profile: Emmanuel Dray talks client strategy to EQDerivatives Magazine

BNP Paribas' Global Head of Equity Derivatives Institutional Sales talks about how the bank's three-pillar approach to equity derivatives is reaping rewards for...
A workout that strengthens client relationships

A workout that strengthens client relationships

In a changing world, workouts strengthen more than just your physique. An exciting new trend sees business meetings moving out of the office into the gym.
Investors wooed by low-risk solar finance

Investors wooed by low-risk solar finance

Despite rising interest rates and solar import tariffs, investment in renewables in the US may surge, driven by low-risk and attractive margins.
Partnering to provide buy-side clients with derivatives workstation

Partnering to provide buy-side clients with derivatives workstation

BNP Paribas and Fidessa partner to provide buy-side clients with derivatives workstation.
Six Top Rankings for BNP Paribas: Global Capital Bond Awards 2018

Six Top Rankings for BNP Paribas: Global Capital Bond Awards 2018

Corporate, Financial Institutions and Emerging Markets businesses recognised in annual poll of bond market participants.
Agenda: Olivier Osty speaks to The Banker Magazine

Agenda: Olivier Osty speaks to The Banker Magazine

The Head of BNP Paribas Global Markets tells The Banker about the recent evolution of the business, the crux of its US strategy and the upside of MiFID II.
Trust is key for corporate treasurers

Trust is key for corporate treasurers

BNP Paribas and Boston Consulting Group survey reveals that trust is the key component for corporate treasurers in an increasing digitalised environment.
Hand in Hand: AI and the Modern Treasurer

Hand in Hand: AI and the Modern Treasurer

By working together, computers and people can achieve outstanding results. Modern trading technologies take the burden of executing large FX orders off the shoulders...
BNP Paribas named Best Supply Chain Finance Bank 2018

BNP Paribas named Best Supply Chain Finance Bank 2018

Global Trade Review (GTR) awarded BNP Paribas Best Supply Chain Finance Bank 2018 in the Leaders in Trade category.
A landmark bond issue for IDA

A landmark bond issue for IDA

The International Development Association (IDA) successfully issued its inaugural bond, working with arrangers BNP Paribas and other international banks.
BNP Paribas wins three awards for Digital FX

BNP Paribas wins three awards for Digital FX

BNP Paribas wins Editor's Choice, Client Experience and Algo Provider of the Year at Profit and Loss magazine's 2018 Digital FX Awards.
Green Bond Lead Manager of the Year for Corporates

Green Bond Lead Manager of the Year for Corporates

Environmental Finance has awarded BNP Paribas Green Bond Lead Manager of the Year for Corporates.
Pressing for progress on International Women’s Day

Pressing for progress on International Women’s Day

BNP Paribas celebrated IWD 2018 with a series of engaging events across The Americas, EMEA and APAC, including a commitment to the UN HeforShe partnership.
How is China taking cross-border investment to the next level?

How is China taking cross-border investment to the next level?

China has opened the gates to much greater investment flows in recent years following landmark bilateral schemes with Hong Kong. What happens next?
Pioneering access to clean energy through financing

Pioneering access to clean energy through financing

As the cost of solar power tumbles, California-based Mosaic explains how affordable financing has helped more people access clean energy than ever before.
Breaking Boundaries: how AI is transforming banking

Breaking Boundaries: how AI is transforming banking

What does AI mean for banking? Why will it impact everyday investors? Some of the world's best minds came together at an event sponsored by BNP Paribas.
Connecting Issuers and Investors

Connecting Issuers and Investors

BNP Paribas hosts its 14th High Yield and Leveraged Finance Conference.
Fighting global warming fosters innovation

Fighting global warming fosters innovation

Fresh water is the 21st century blue gold. UK utility Anglian Water has developed innovative climate solutions that present a strategic opportunity.
Waste is a new resource

Waste is a new resource

Helvetia Environnement, the Swiss leader in waste management, recently accelerated the pace towards a more sustainable and circular economy.
Life After Money Market Mutual Fund Reform

Life After Money Market Mutual Fund Reform

The US liquidity landscape following Money Market Mutual Fund reform continues to provide many alternatives to optimize short-term cash.
BNP Paribas Lands Five IFR Awards 2017

BNP Paribas Lands Five IFR Awards 2017

BNP Paribas has been named Derivatives House of the Year by leading financial publication, IFR.
BNP Paribas wins two Structured Products Europe Awards

BNP Paribas wins two Structured Products Europe Awards

BNP Paribas has been awarded 'Equity House of the Year' and 'France House of the Year' at this year's Structured Products Europe Awards.
The time is now: energy transition and the business opportunity

The time is now: energy transition and the business opportunity

BNP Paribas and BFMTV, a leading French business channel, discuss the energy transition, the opportunity for business, and its impact on banking.
BNP Paribas wins Best Bank in Western Europe at The Banker awards

BNP Paribas wins Best Bank in Western Europe at The Banker awards

BNP Paribas was recognised in the The Banker Bank of the Year awards.
Exploring the 'New Normal' of Capital Markets

Exploring the 'New Normal' of Capital Markets

BNP Paribas' 2nd Annual Global Markets Conference gathered over 430 industry leaders to explore the themes defining the 'new normal' of financial markets.
BNP Paribas and GTS announce strategic collaboration

BNP Paribas and GTS announce strategic collaboration

The bank leverages GTS' trading technology to further improve pricing to clients in the secondary market for U.S. Treasuries.
Two BNP Paribas Executives in top 100 women in finance list

Two BNP Paribas Executives in top 100 women in finance list

Financial News's annual FN100 list of the most influential women in finance has recognised the achievements of two BNP Paribas executives.
BNP Paribas named Japan House 2017

BNP Paribas named Japan House 2017

In the annual Asia Risk Awards in recognition of the highest achievers in risk management and derivatives, the top accolade for Japan goes to BNP Paribas.
Proud to celebrate 150 years in the UK

Proud to celebrate 150 years in the UK

This year marks BNP Paribas' 150th anniversary in the UK.
BNP Paribas wins RMB House of the Year

BNP Paribas wins RMB House of the Year

BNP Paribas has won RMB house of the year in the Asia Risk Awards 2017.
BNP Paribas sponsors PRI in person conference 2017

BNP Paribas sponsors PRI in person conference 2017

BNP Paribas has sponsored the PRI - Principles for Responsible Investment - in Person conference.
BNP Paribas moves up three places in Coalition banking rankings

BNP Paribas moves up three places in Coalition banking rankings

BNP Paribas has been named by Coalition as one of the strongest performers during the first half of this year in EMEA.
BNP Paribas named Global Capital Derivatives Bank of the Year

BNP Paribas named Global Capital Derivatives Bank of the Year

BNP Paribas won Global Capital's Derivatives Bank of the Year and also collected awards for best credit derivatives and best interest rates derivatives bank.
Moving up the value chain

Moving up the value chain

Outsourcing is no longer only about back office processes and cost efficiency. Welcome to outsourcing 2.0.
A grand opening

A grand opening

What does access to the China Interbank Bond Market mean for Institutional Investors?
Investors taking another look at New China

Investors taking another look at New China

International investors can no longer relegate Chinese equities to the "too hard" basket. We explain why there's reason for optimism
Bond Connect – China's latest move to liberalise its markets

Bond Connect – China's latest move to liberalise its markets

Celebrations marking the 20th anniversary of Hong Kong's handover came with a new channel into China's USD9.4 trillion bond market*.
The rise and rise of green bonds

The rise and rise of green bonds

How green bonds have harnessed the power of the financial markets to drive change
Bank to the future: tech and the capital markets

Bank to the future: tech and the capital markets

The capital markets have not seen the same degree of automation witnessed in other market sectors. This is about to change – but what will it look like?
BNP Paribas dominates Global Capital Bonds Awards

BNP Paribas dominates Global Capital Bonds Awards

Global Capital held their 30th annual Bond Awards, and BNP Paribas dominated taking 1st place in 20 categories
BNP Paribas invests in Symphony Communication Services

BNP Paribas invests in Symphony Communication Services

The bank has expanded its portfolio of fintech investments with a board position at the digital communications company.
All about RMB

All about RMB

Our RMB Competence Centre has just released the latest edition of its extensive "All about RMB" Investor Handbook.
Stepping into the world of Sovereign Green Bonds

Stepping into the world of Sovereign Green Bonds

The first sovereign green bond from the Republic of France marks a milestone in the growth of the market. Why is it significant?
Connecticut's first Social Impact Bond

Connecticut's first Social Impact Bond

Working with Social Finance, a not-for-profit organisation, this innovative Connecticut bond married capital markets innovation with social objectives.
High Yield and Leveraged Finance Conference 2017 highlights

High Yield and Leveraged Finance Conference 2017 highlights

BNP Paribas hosted its flagship High Yield and Leveraged Finance Conference in London
A gathering of the leading minds in global markets

A gathering of the leading minds in global markets

The inaugural Global Markets Conference brought together 400 leading minds of the industry to discuss the crucial topics facing financial services today.
BNP Paribas successfully launches inaugural green bond

BNP Paribas successfully launches inaugural green bond

BNP Paribas priced its inaugural green bond in November 2016, establishing an industry benchmark. The €500m raised will be used to finance green assets.
Schuldscheine: Made in Germany financing goes global

Schuldscheine: Made in Germany financing goes global

Originally a purely German financing tool, the Schuldschein is attracting more and more interest from European issuers and international investors.
Green Light China: welcome to a new world of opportunities

Green Light China: welcome to a new world of opportunities

China's financial market opening continues apace, with the Hong Kong-Shenzhen Stock Connect now launching in December 2016.
In the words of... William De Vijlder:  Central Banks dominant as ever

In the words of... William De Vijlder: Central Banks dominant as ever

BNP Paribas Group Chief Economist William De Vijlder discusses the latest market drivers.
China opens the door to global investors

China opens the door to global investors

China Interbank Bond Market Direct allows more foreign institutional investors to gain access to the world's third largest onshore bond market.
The Dawn of a new age in responsible issuing

The Dawn of a new age in responsible issuing

Last 2 years, a breakthrough year for corporate Green Bond issuance
Buzzwords of 2016

Buzzwords of 2016

Five critical issues dominating financial services in 2016: the words and trends you can't avoid.

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