Sources Say S&P Derivative Trades Cost BNP Paribas $80 Million -- Reuters

Date : 01/16/2019 @ 12:23AM
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Sources Say S&P Derivative Trades Cost BNP Paribas $80 Million -- Reuters

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-- France's largest bank, BNP Paribas SA, is said to have lost $80 million from derivative trades tied to the S&P 500 Index, Reuters reports Tuesday, citing "people familiar with the matter."

-- The bank's head of U.S. index trading, Antoine Lours, hasn't returned to the bank from his Christmas vacation yet, the report said.

-- Mr. Lours didn't respond to a request for comment sent to his LinkedIn account and a spokesman for BNP Paribas declined to comment, the report said.

 

Full story: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-01-15/bnp-said-to-lose-80-million-on-s-p-500-linked-derivative-trades

 

Write to Stephen Nakrosis at stephen.nakrosis@wsj.com

 

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January 15, 2019 19:08 ET (00:08 GMT)

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