Returns at BNP Paribas’ and Societe Generale’s trading and advisory businesses are better than peers. But the pair’s divisions carry less equity against gross assets than rivals. Before dashing in, investors should consider what the return would be with greater leverage restraint.
According to BNP Paribas' chief Asia economist Richard Iley, China's nominal GDP growth "almost certainly" grew slower than that of the U.S. in the first quarter when measured in a common currency.
HONG KONG (Reuters) - UBS, Singapore's Temasek Holdings [TEM.UL] and French bank BNP Paribas are among half a dozen preliminary bidders to buy up to a 10 percent stake in state-owned Postal Savings Bank of China (PSBC) for at least $3 billion, people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Wednesday. Show More Summary
By Leigh Thomas PARIS (Reuters) - Top BNP Paribas banker Francois Villeroy de Galhau emerged as a possible candidate to replace the retiring governor of the Bank of France on Tuesday as he was named to lead a new state-sponsored investment drive. Show More Summary
BNP Paribas warns of $20 billion hit to export earnings in 2015.
With the BNP Paribas Open and the Miami Open having wrapped up earlier this month, there will be a three month period of ATP tournaments occurring outside of the United States. Highlighted by the French Open from May 24th through June 7th and Wimbledon, taking place June 29th to July [...]
Simona Halep beat Jelena Jankovic to win the BNP Paribas Open this past weekend, and her prize is a trophy so heavy that you might need a (...)
Novak Djokovic sits atop the ATP Tour. Yet his standing with tennis fans seems mired somewhere in the middle. Djokovic captured his fourth BNP Paribas Open title Sunday, tying Roger Federer for most wins in the desert. Djokovic is 19-2...Show More Summary
The US Federal Reserve stated that France’s BNP Paribas, the United Kingdom’s HSBC Holdings and the Royal Bank of Scotland were not credible and did not facilitate an orderly resolution under the US bankruptcy code.
Emmy Rossum is pretty in polka-dots as she attends day 14 of the 2015 BNP Paribas Open on Sunday afternoon (March 22) in Indian Wells, Calif. The 28-year-old Shameless star was joined by actor Ed Westwick as they took in the tennis match. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Emmy Rossum During the match, [...]
Novak Djokovic is the king of the 2015 BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells. Roger Federer was the worthy runner-up, proving the gap between them and the rest of the ATP field. There's more on their clash with the slides to follow. We also look at the ATP stars who either moved up or lost ground in their efforts to roar into spring tennis. Show More Summary
Naomi Watts and her husband Liev Schreiber stay close while attending the Moet and Chandon Suite at Day 14 of the 2015 BNP Paribas Open on Saturday afternoon (March 22) in Indian Wells, Calif. The 46-year-old actress and her 47-year-old husband were joined at the event by Kate Walsh, Grey’s Anatomy Kelly McCreary, Two Broke [...]
At the cradle of tennis, they celebrate Breakfast at Wimbledon. Sunday, at the BNP Paribas Open, they established a similar catchphrase.
Both the men's and the women's finals at the 2015 BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament took place Sunday. Before two all-time greats in Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer did battle, the best young star in the women's game, Simona Halep, captured her third title of the year against Jelena Jankovic. Show More Summary
Josh Hartnett sticks close to his girlfriend Tasmin Egerton at the The Moet and Chandon Suite during the 2015 BNP Paribas Open on Saturday afternoon (March 21) in Indian Wells, Calif. The 36-year-old Penny Dreadful actor was joined by Teen Wolf stars Shelley Hennig, Holland Roden, and her beau Max Carver along with Two Broke [...]
Renata Rojas, a banker at BNP Paribas, is an accomplished adventurer. She has scuba-dived in dangerous caves and been down as deep as 180 feet to visit the shipwreck Coimbra. She also has parachuted from an airplane. But none of that prepared her for what she met training in a spaceflight centrifuge. Show More Summary
The men's final in the BNP Paribas Open is as it should be. The top two seeds, No. 1 Novak Djokovic and No. 2 Roger Federer will renew acquaintances in Sunday's final. On Saturday, both men had no problems dispatching their worthy opponents in straight sets. Djokovic turned back Andy Murray, 6-2, 6-3. Show More Summary
Only one day remains before two champions will be crowned at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, California. As one of the bigger tournaments on the ATP and WTA Tours, the BNP Paribas Open wasn't lacking in star power, and that's evident in the men's and women's finals. Show More Summary
All good things must come to an end—it's just nice if you can have at least some control over it. Sabine Lisicki's run at the 2015 BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, California, has come to an end, but she at least made her opponent in the women's semifinals—Jelena Jankovic—work for it. Show More Summary
After a long week of thrilling tennis under the Indian Wells sun, we are finally to the stretch run of the 2015 BNP Paribas Open on both the men’s and women’s side of the bracket. Between Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and others, some of the biggest names in the entire sport took the court Friday. Show More Summary