Commodity Derivatives


With a global footprint and over 30 years of expertise in the commodities market, we are one of the few banks in the world with a long term commitment to the growth of our commodity derivatives franchise bringing innovative and ground breaking solutions to clients worldwide.


years of expertise in the commodities market

Market access

across energy, metals, and agricultural markets


electronic trading platform

Cross-commodity trading at your fingertips

Award-winning e-trading

Cortex CD is our online-cross commodity trading platform. It offers a wide range of hedging solutions for clients who are exposed to the price of physical commodities. The platform provides transparency and live pricing through its accessible interface and helps you track derivatives transactions on a wide range of energy and commodities.

Forex, Local Markets & Commodity Derivatives

Discover our business

Our offering boasts a truly global FX network with an integrated global commodities business with over 30 years of experience in the market. With award-winning solutions and digital trading available at your fingertips, our team of local experts are here to provide for your global needs.

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Pushing forward the energy transition

At the forefront of change

Sustainability permeates across our entire business. We take pride that we are at the forefront of driving significant change within the energy market. We are an established player across carbon markets (regulated and voluntary) and our product suite extends into environmental certificates, power and carbon-neutral investment products.

Quantitative investment strategies (QIS)

A derivatives-driven bank

We offer multiple off-the-shelf investment strategies with a diversified exposure to asset classes, derivatives and risk premia. These strategies benefit from the expertise of our QIS team in asset allocation and are accessible in different wrappers, including UCITS Funds. We are a leader in QIS strategies execution and can give you access to building blocks allowing you to create your own investment strategies with market exposure across all asset classes and through futures or swaps, systematically rolled.

Our awards

BNP Paribas wins three categories at Energy Risk Awards 2021

BNP Paribas wins three categories at the Energy Risk Awards 2021, including Base Metals House, Environmental Products House and OTC Platform of the Year.

Cortex CD: The dawn of electronic OTC trading

As digitalisation sweeps the financial markets, banks are transforming the OTC commodities markets with e-platforms, such as BNP Paribas’ Cortex CD.

BNP Paribas: delivering on environmental products

From VERs to hedging, banks are offering innovative environmental products to reduce emissions and facilitate the change to a sustainable business strategy.

The Bounce Back of Base Metals in 2020

As the base metals markets collapsed and subsequently rebounded in 2020, BNP Paribas was able to support its clients navigate the turbulent conditions.

BNP Paribas wins top Asia commodity derivatives award for third year

BNP Paribas receives top honours in a triple accolade from Energy Risk Asia.

BNP Paribas receives top prize at Energy Risk Awards 2019

Energy Risk has named BNP Paribas Derivatives House of the Year and Base Metals House of the Year 2019 at its annual awards ceremony.

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