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BNP Paribas hit in Q2 by tough European backdrop

BNP Paribas says its net profit slipped nearly 5 percent in the second quarter as investment banking continued to suffer from the tough economic conditions in Europe. Full story

Europe banks get set for dividend lift - if regulators allow

LONDON (Reuters) - A clutch of European banks are primed to lift dividends to put them back on the radar of yield-hungry investors after years spent using cash to repair balance sheets. Full story

Japan's temples, universities, hospitals haunted by yen bets

KOYA, Japan (Reuters) - Ryusho Soeda, 66, has taken on a job for which his career as a Buddhist priest never prepared him: forensic accounting. Full story

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BNP Paribas London expats told to go local or go home

World's bankers meet, pressing for clarity on regulatory change

BNP may unite U.S. ops to meet new rules: source

BNP could merge U.S. units to cope with reform: report

Banks, traders back new Nasdaq derivatives market

RBS set for return to profit, BNP Paribas to slide

BNP Paribas begins overhaul after fourth-quarter profit drop

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  Will the Fed Start to Taper in Q3?

CNBC's Steve Liesman digs into today's jobs data. Nonfarm payrolls rose by 195,000 and the unemployment rate remained at 7.6 percent. Julia Coronado, BNP Paribas; John Silvia, Wells Fargo; and CNBC Contributors Jim Iuorio, and Jeff Kilburg; assess what...

  BNP Paribas Expanding US Business

BNP Paribas is looking to get greater access to North American investors. Jean-Yves Fillion, BNP Paribas North America CEO, discusses his plan for expansion amid market volatility.

  BNP on Fixed Income Opportunity

As yields rise, what opportunities are there in fixed income? Kip Testwuide, and Ed Speal of BNP Paribas, provide perspective.

  Bernanke's Decision Likely 'Data Driven': Expert

Catherine Mann, Brandeis International Business School, and Julia Coronado, BNP Paribas, share their perspective on what will likely be revealed from today's FOMC minutes, and the future of the Fed's bond-buying program.

  Is US the Best Safe Haven Play?

Gerry Fowler, BNP Paribas, and Jim McCaughan, Principal Global Investors, discuss the markets' resilience despite a volatile week of trading, and uncertainty over the Fed's next move.

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BNP Paribas bank Chief Executive Officer Jean-Laurent Bonnafe poses before the bank's First-Half 2013 results presentation in Paris July 31, 2013. French bank BNP Paribas posted a smaller-than-expected 4.7 percent drop in second-quarter earnings on Wednesday, as its drive to cut costs and expand in

The BNP Paribas plaque is seen on the roof of one of their main banks in central Paris
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The BNP Paribas plaque is seen on the roof of one of their main banks in central Paris February 18, 2013. REUTERS/Charles Platiau