BNP Paribas's Bordenave on Profit, Economy, Rules

July 31 (Bloomberg) -- Philippe Bordenave, chief operating officer of BNP Paribas SA, talks about the bank's second-quarter profit and leverage ratio, the European economy and banking regulation, and the firm's operations in France, Germany, Italy and the U.S. Bordenave speaks in Paris with Bloomberg's Caroline Connan. (Source: Bloomberg)
BOJ Doesn't Want to Exacerbate Yen Weakness: Brown
22:56 - The Bank of Japan doesn't want to exacerbate yen weakness and so is restrained in its ability to implement further quantitative easing, according to Brendan Brown, head of economic research at Mitsubishi UFJ Securities International. "I don't think they're going to be seen wanting to take any sort of provocative step," he said in an interview on Bloomberg Television's "Countdown" with Mark Barton, Manus Cranny and Anna Edwards. (Source: Bloomberg)
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