BNP Paribas is one of the best rated banks in the world (Rated AA- by Standard Poor's, on 23/01/2012 ). The Group has one of the largest international networks with operations in nearly 80 countries and 200,000 employees, including more than 150,000 in Europe.
BNP Paribas has key positions in its three core businesses: Retail banking, Corporate & Investment Banking and Investment Solutions.
Present across Europe through all its business lines, the Group has four domestic retail banking markets in France, Italy, Belgium and Luxembourg.
Volatility and anticipated quantitative easing have left commodity players struggling to make sense of the markets. Frederic Hervouet, head of commodity derivatives for Asia at BNP Paribas in Singapore, sheds light on what we can expect from Asian commodity markets.
Speaking at Energy Risk Asia, BNP Paribas’ head of Commodity Derivatives for Asia Pacific, Frederic Hervouet, discussed hedging strategies, products and commodity exposure at mining and resource companies.