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June 28, 2011 -

BNP Paribas extends its mobileMarkets offering to the iPhone

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New app provides anytime, anywhere access to BNP Paribas’ market data and cutting-edge customisation

BNP Paribas clients can now enjoy the very latest cutting edge mobile finance portals on the iPhone, with a newly released app derived from the bank’s iPad ‘mobileMarkets’ platform. In addition to the iPad, clients are now able to use the iPhone to enjoy the benefits of fast and customised access to the recently launched GlobalMarkets platform globally.

Bringing the very latest mobile technology to provide clients with anywhere, anytime, ‘on the move’ delivery through iPhone as well as iPad, BNP Paribas clients will be now be able to benefit from the leading cutting edge platform GlobalMarkets across the full range of Apple mobile devices.

“Extending the ‘mobileMarkets’ app to iPhone is another step in BNP Paribas’ ongoing commitment to deliver the very latest mobile technology for the bank’s clients. With the huge success of the iPad platform for GlobalMarkets, the launch of the iPhone app adds to the bank’s rapidly evolving client solutions across digital, online and mobile platforms,” said Arne Groes, Global Head of Fixed Income Sales. “This new release highlights our strategic goal: to be an integral part of our clients’ workflow”.

There are currently 33 widgets available to create an unlimited number of screens, which gives clients the control to build their own individual mobile portal designed specifically for their own business needs. Those most popular among BNP Paribas’ products, services and research across asset classes are features such as Currency Radar, Trade Ideas, Credit Indices’ Winners & Losers, FX Forecasts, Structured Rates Ideas and EMU Spread Monitor, with a growing set of further widgets in the pipeline.

“BNP Paribas continues to remain at the forefront of the rapidly developing world of social media and smart mobile software, enabling the bank’s clients to benefit from the very latest technologies that are changing the way people do business,” said Thomas Soede, Global Head of eCommerce. “Supported by some of the top software developers in the industry, the potential of our evolving eCommerce brings tremendous opportunities. This new app places BNP Paribas at the forefront of technological developments, enabling us to provide cutting-edge solutions for our clients globally.”

For the iPhone app, BNP Paribas continues to use the proven technology of OpenSocial, a leading, transformational web solution. Accessing GlobalMarkets, clients will find the same easy, highly-intuitive interface to create and edit their portals and will be able to access their individual screens on-the-go with their iPhone. Like the iPad app, the iPhone app is free to download for BNP Paribas clients from the Apple’s App Store.

Press contact:

Carole Butcher, Corporate Communications London
Direct Line: +44 20 7595 2436
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