SINGAPORE (Oct 12): DBS Vickers warns that most companies might continue to post disappointing earnings for the coming 3Q reporting season.

The brokerage reminds investors to keep note on the level of provision and non-performing loans that the banks will be reporting. They should also see how plantation companies, consumers companies and rig builders are coping with margins pressures.

Furthermore, the volatility of regional currencies will affect the earnings of plantation companies and also REITs with regional assets, says DBS Vickers. The rig builders are also bracing themselves for possible order cancellations or rescheduling.

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