SINGAPORE (Jan 17): DBS Group Holdings is likely to face an increasing number of challenges this year, but none of them should involve the new digital banks. Glob­ally low interest rates may pressure the net interest margins of banks in general and a full trade deal between the US and Chi­na is far from a certainty. Whatever the case, supply chains have been upended, and Asean could be a beneficiary.

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