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  • Hike in 100 mph winds ends in death for trader Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015 | 12:16 PM ET
    A file photo of a hiker on the Presidential Range, White Mountains, New Hampshire.

    A BNP Paribas credit trader died while hiking in extreme cold over the holiday weekend in the mountains of New Hampshire.

  • Euro rallies after Greece agreement report Wednesday, 11 Feb 2015 | 9:42 AM ET

    The dollar hit a fresh one-month high versus the yen on Wednesday, while uncertainty over a new debt deal for Greece kept the euro under a cloud.

  • Crude oil rallies 4%, settles above $50 a barrel Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 2:39 PM ET

    Oil rose on Thursday after China took steps to pour liquidity into the world's second-biggest economy.

  • Our balance sheet is solid: BNP Paribas CFO  Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 3:15 AM ET

    Lars Machenil, CFO of BNP Paribas, stressed that the company has good operating profit.

  • 'Headwinds and tailwinds' for 2015: BNP Paribas CEO  Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 | 7:00 PM ET

    Lars Machenil, CFO of BNP Paribas, says there are tailwinds such as "lackluster" European growth and headwinds such as the low euro.

  • Mortgages: the next threat for Japanese banks? Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 | 5:46 PM ET

    Japanese banks are being helped by stimulus efforts, but analysts warn that weak demand and stiff competition drive mortgage rates to record lows.

  • US crude oil settles nearly 3% higher Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 2:37 PM ET
    A gas flare is seen at an oil well site outside Williston, N.D.

    US crude closed oil nearly 3 percent, rebounding from falls in the previous session as more energy firms cut investments and the dollar weakened.

  • BOJ puts Japan bond yields on road to nowhere Sunday, 18 Jan 2015 | 10:28 PM ET

    BOJ's asset purchase program has put Japan's government bond yields on a relentless slide, dividing opinions on a trend reversal or further slides.

  • US crude settles up 5%, snaps 7-week losing streak Friday, 16 Jan 2015 | 2:33 PM ET

    Brent spiked above $50 on Wednesday, before paring gains on a strengthening dollar and global economic woes.

  • Swiss franc soars after SNB drops cap on currency Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 2:51 PM ET

    Switzerland's franc soared by almost 30 percent in value against the euro after the Swiss National Bank abandoned its three-year old cap.

  • Dollar falls vs yen on lackluster US retail sales Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 8:39 AM ET

    The dollar fell against the yen following after newly released data showed retail sales fell 0.9 percent, its biggest drop since January 2014.

  • U.S. unemployment: To rise or decline?  Friday, 9 Jan 2015 | 4:00 AM ET

    Ahead of today's U.S. jobs report release, Steven Saywell, global head of FX strategy at BNP Paribas, says that continued strength in U.S. non-farm payrolls is the "key release" that the Fed is looking out for.

  • Euro hovers near 9-yr lows, undermined by ECB QE bets Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 | 4:27 AM ET

    The euro extended losses into a sixth straight day to trade near a nine-year low, as investors bet the ECB was getting closer to adopting QE.

  • Euro hits fresh 9-year low after euro zone data Wednesday, 7 Jan 2015 | 5:59 AM ET

    The euro hit another nine-year low against the dollar on Wednesday, after data for the euro zone revealed that prices were falling in the region.

  • HK derivatives boom amid stock-link hurdles Sunday, 28 Dec 2014 | 7:57 PM ET

    Hong Kong's derivatives market is thriving as foreign funds prevented from using the HK-Shanghai trading link look for a back door to access China stocks.

  • Australian dollar hits 4.5-year low on China fears Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 6:32 AM ET

    Australian dollar hit a 4-1/2-year trough against its U.S. counterpart as prices of iron for construction fell in China amid weak demand.

  • When will oil stabilise?  Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 4:30 AM ET

    Where does oil head from here? Gareth Lewis-Davies, senior oil strategist at BNP Paribas, sees a further drop after the start of 2015, but there will be a improvement, after the "greatest period of stock-building is over" in 2015.

  • Oil slide knocks Norwegian crown Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 2:55 PM ET

    The Norwegian crown sank to its weakest in more than a decade against the U.S. dollar on Friday, a day after Norway's central bank cut rates.

  • BOJ increasingly likely to cut price forecast Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 7:06 PM ET
    Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe

    The BOJ looks likely to cut its inflation forecasts next month, just three months after it eased monetary policy to keep the goal in sight.

  • Why the dollar-yen is no longer a one-way bet  Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 12:32 AM ET

    Steven Saywell, Global Head of FX Strategy at BNP Paribas, explains why the dollar-yen could see a period of two-way price action in the near term.