FRANCE - AUGUST 04:  The BNP Paribas logo hangs outside one of the bank's offices in Paris, France, on Thursday, July 30, 2009. BNP Paribas SA, France's largest bank, reported a 6.6 percent increase in second-quarter profit, helped by the acquisition of Fortis assets and higher investment-banking revenue.  (Photo by Fabrice Dimier/Bloomberg via Getty Images)