Cortex Rates

Fixed income interest rates products &

CORTEX Rates offers clients coverage of the fixed income markets via select multi-dealer trading venues.
We provide resilient, reliable pricing and a broad depth of liquidity for a wide range of bond and derivatives markets from G10 through emerging markets. Our global reach enables us to provide ‘follow the sun’ liquidity in USD benchmarks. Access to CORTEX Rates liquidity is currently available through Bloomberg, TradeWeb, MTS Bondvison and MarketAxess which are fully supported by our vendors partners’ trading technology.

Global Coverage

  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Western Europe
  • Central and Eastern Europe
  • Middle East and Africa
  • Asia Pacific

Product Coverage


  • Multiple National Sectors
  • Inflation, Strips, Bills
  • Support for Spread and Butterflies
  • Interest Rate Derivatives
  • Options


  • Short and long dated IRS vs IMM, OIS and Eonia
  • Support for executable Basis, Spread and Butterfly trading
  • Outright, Spreads, Butterflies
  • Pricing available on Asia PAC, LATAM and Emerging mkt currencies
Foreign Exchange

Future readiness: regulations
& beyond

CORTEX Rates continues to support our vendor partners as they transition into SEF / OTF regulated trading platforms, including CLOB and modified RFQ trading. BNP Paribas is dedicated to innovation and on broadening our technological capabilities. Our aim is to remain at the forefront of market opportunities and to provide our clients with cost effective, resilient trading solutions.

Recognised experts with
global reach

  • Global footprint in 80+ countries
  • 5 main global trading hubs
  • 300+ IR traders, structurers and marketers based globally
  • Local markets expertise
  • Dedicated IR strategists and Economists
Interest Rates

Innovative inflation products

  • Offering liquidity in illiquid markets
  • Innovative structures reduce inflation hedging costs