BNP Paribas Second-Quarter Profit Declines by 13 Percent

1:00 AM ET Thu, 2 Aug 2012

Jean-Laurent Bonnafe, CEO of BNP Paribas, told CNBC, "The environment is challenging but if you look at the overall results of the group they are really strong and we are very satisfied with this set of results, especially within retail but also with investment solutions."