BNP Paribas has appointed Max Biagosch to the European high-yield capital markets group. Biagosch is based in London and will report to Youssef Khlat, head of European high-yield capital markets.
The Bank of Japan (BOJ) today raised interest rates to 0.25% from 0% in a move that the Japanese central bank hopes will signal the end of a lengthy period of deflation and a decade-long economic slump.
BNP Paribas has promoted Russell Plackett to head its metals products business within its commodity derivatives unit.
BNP Paribas has recruited two senior fixed-income salesmen from Deutsche Bank for its flow rates sales team in Europe.
Matthew Flannery has jumped ship from Deutsche Bank to BNP Paribas’ equity finance trading division. As a New York-based director at BNP Paribas, he will be responsible for helping build the French dealer's equity swaps and synthetic prime brokerage...
Olivier Vigneron has joined BNP Paribas as global head of structured credit risk management in London. The move is part of a raft of appointments at the French bank as it seeks to expand its structured credit business in the hedge fund and institutional...
BNP Paribas has added a salesman to its London-based Iberian institutional flow equity sales team.
BNP Paribas has added two new structurers to the insurance unit in its fixed-income global risk solutions group.
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BNP Paribas has hired Richard Sansaricq as a managing director and head of equity finance sales in its equities and derivatives division in New York. He will initially report to Todd Steinberg, head of equities and derivatives for the Americas at the...
BNP Paribas has announced two new senior appointments to its derivatives teams in London.
BNP Paribas has hired a number of foreign exchange employees from rivals Citigroup and Barclays Capital, as the French bank continues a drive to increase its presence in the US and Europe.
BNP Paribas is increasing the headcount of its equity derivatives division by almost a third, in an effort to tap the growing demand for equity-linked products from emerging markets. In an interview with RiskNews , the bank’s global head of equities...
BNP Paribas has reorganised its London-based European credit research group to include a new relative-value desk.
Todd Steinberg, previously deputy head of equity derivatives, Americas, at BNP Paribas in New York, has been promoted to head of the team, sources close to the French bank told RiskNews' sister publication, Structured Products Extra .
BNP Paribas has hired Daniel Goldstein to head hedge fund option sales in London.
BNP Paribas has reorganised its London equity department as part of an effort it says is to increase the department's size and revenues.
BNP Paribas has combined its interest rate and foreign exchange trading capabilities as part of a reorganisation aimed at improving efficiency.
Francisco Hervella has joined BNP Paribas as a New York-based director and senior Latin American structured products marketer in the equity and derivatives sales group. He reports to Nick Kello, US head of equity and derivatives sales for financial institutions.
BNP Paribas has recruited David Abner as head of exchange-traded fund (ETF) trading in New York.
Frankfurt-based International Index Company (IIC) has launched the iBoxx EUR ABS 50 index, which consists of the 50 largest and most liquid AAA-rated European floating rate asset-backed securities (ABS) and mortgage-backed securities (MBS). Each constituent...
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BNP Paribas has made a trio of hires in forex sales and trading across Europe.
BNP Paribas has hired seven ex-Refco employees to build its worldwide presence in the soft futures market, and the Paris-based bank has also become a member of the New York Board of Trade (Nybot).