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BNP Paribas

BNP Paribas (Euronext: BNP, TYO: 8665) is one of the largest global banking groups in the world, headquartered in Paris with its second global headquarters in London. It was created through the merger of Banque Nationale de Paris (BNP) and Paribas. In 2008 it was ranked as the 13th largest company in the world by Forbes and the largest in France. In April 2009, BNP Paribas purchased a 75 percent stake in Fortis Bank, the Belgian banking business making BNP the eurozone's largest bank by deposits held. Read More

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Articles About BNP Paribas

Maria Sharapova
Bitter Fight Between Grigor Dimitrov and Maria Sharapova Over Rankings?

By IBTimes AU

Once upon a time, Grigor Dimitrov was scrambling to step up the world rankings just so he could be somewhat in the same league as his superstar girlfriend Maria Sharapova. (Apr 16)

MORE TOPICS: SONY

Serena Greets Sharapova
Rivals No More, Maria Sharapova Now BFFs with Serena Williams as She Has All Praises for the Top-Ranked Female Tennis Athlete

By IBTimes AU

Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams have always had an awkward relationship on and off the tennis court. (Apr 08)

MORE TOPICS: GERMANY, COURT, SONY

U.S. Jobs Market Shakes off Winter's Icy Grip

By Reuters

U.S. employers hired at a brisk pace last month and ramped up the hours their workers put in on the job, the strongest signals yet the economy was breaking free of its winter doldrums. (Apr 05)

MORE TOPICS: FEDERAL RESERVE, UNEMPLOYMENT, WELLS FARGO, MANUFACTURING, GDP, NEW YORK

U.S. Fed Guessing Game Intensifies While West Isolates Russia
U.S. Fed Guessing Game Intensifies While West Isolates Russia

By Reuters

The guessing game over U.S. interest rates is likely to intensify this week after new Fed Chair Janet Yellen raised the prospect of a hike early next year, while Russia's annexation of Crimea will keep investors focused on its next move. (Mar 24)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, FEDERAL RESERVE, BANK OF AMERICA, COMMERZBANK, HSBC, MERRILL LYNCH

Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates after defeating Tomas Berdych of Czech Republic in their men's singles final match at the ATP Dubai Tennis Championships, March 1, 2014.  REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
Tennis News 2014: Roger Federer Slams Critics and Says He’s Still Playing Good Tennis

By IBTimes AU

Roger Federer who was once hailed as the top-ranked athlete in the world of tennis, had a fair share of criticisms in his professional career. Federer had his share of critics, and this is what he had to say to them, “I’m still playing good tennis. (Mar 21)

MORE TOPICS: DUBAI, SONY

Tennis: BNP Paribas Open-Pennetta v Li
BNP Paribas Open 2014 Women’s Final: Flavia Pennetta vs. Agnieszka Radwanska Live Streaming Information

By IBTimes AU

Early in the tournament Flavia Pennetta did not believe she had what it takes to make the championship round of the BNP Paribas Open 2014 in Indian Wells, California. But after a huge upset victory in the semifinal round, she’s now a believer that she can go all the way to the WTA title. (Mar 16)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, DUBAI, CALIFORNIA, POLAND

Tennis: BNP Paribas Open-Isner v Djokovic
BNP Paribas Open 2014 Final: Roger Federer vs. Novak Djokovic Live Streaming Information

By IBTimes AU

Roger Federer beat Alexandr Dolgopolov in two easy sets and Novak Djokovic defeated John Isner in three tough sets in the semifinals to set-up a high-profile final in the BNP Paribas Open 2014 in Indian Wells, California. (Mar 16)

MORE TOPICS: DUBAI, CALIFORNIA

Tennis: BNP Paribas Open-Nadal v Dolgopolov
BNP Paribas Open 2014 Semifinals Betting Preview: Alexandr Dolgopolov vs. Roger Federer, John Isner vs. Novak Djokovic Live Streaming Information

By IBTimes AU

Dolgopolov shook up the draw at Indian Wells, California after beating Spain’s Rafael Nadal, 6-3 3-6 7-6(5) in the third round of the BNP Paribas Open 2014. Nadal was the top seed in the prestigious tournament at Indian Wells, California. (Mar 15)

MORE TOPICS: CALIFORNIA, UKRAINE, SOUTH AFRICA

Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria gives the thumbs up after defeating Michael Llodra of France in their opening round match at the Paris Masters men's singles tennis tournament at the Palais Omnisports of Bercy in Paris, October 29, 2013. Credit: Reuters/Charle
Novak Djokovic Bombs Grigor Dimitrov’s Interview, Dimitrov Reveals Favourite 'Sugarpova' Flavour [VIDEO]

By IBTimes AU

Second-ranked tennis athlete in the world Novak Djokovic played a little harmless fun to fellow athlete Grigor Dimitrov when he barged into the Bulgarian’s post-match interview at the BNP Paribas Open. (Mar 12)

MORE TOPICS: COURT

The wife of Roger Federer
Roger Federer and Wife Mirka Expecting Twins Again, Will Mirka’s Pregnancy Bring Good Luck to the Swiss Athlete?

By IBTimes AU

Roger Federer, who currently ranks eighth in the world, and his wife are already parents to beautiful twin daughters, and now, they will have two more babies to add to their growing family. (Mar 12)

MORE TOPICS: DUBAI, TWITTER