BNP Paribas Group has reported a net income attributable to equity holders of EUR2.1bn, up 31.2%, compared to EUR1.6bn of the second quarter of 2009.

The reported gross operating income was EUR4.7bn, up 14%, compared to the EUR4.1bn of the same previous quarter of 2009.

The revenues for the second quarter of the 2010 was EUR11.1bn, up 11.8%, compared to the EUR9.9bn for the second quarter of 2009.

The first of half of 2010 net profit attributable to equity holders was EUR4.4bn, up 39% compared to EUR3.16bn of the first half of 2009.

Baudouin Prot, CEO of BNP Paribas, said: “Again this quarter, despite an unfavourable market environment, BNP Paribas confirmed the effectiveness of its diversified, integrated and client-centric business model.

“All the operating divisions pursued their business development plans, thereby contributing, with the reduced cost of risk, to mighty profit generating capacity. This has enabled the group to maintain high solvency levels and to actively finance the economy.”