banks

Banking & finance

Direct impact of war on banks minimal, indirect impact through operational risk could impact costs

Banks could experience higher operational risks, and higher credit costs as war drags on and APAC growth slows
Singapore hits Russian banks, crypto funding under sanctions - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Russia-Ukraine crisis

Singapore hits Russian banks, crypto funding under sanctions

Singapore’s biggest banks are already restricting trade financing for Russian raw materials
Budget 2022 positive for banks, SGX, says Maybank Securities Singapore - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Budget 2022

Budget 2022 positive for banks, SGX, says Maybank Securities Singapore

Risks of non-performing loans can be lowered
Singapore households face rising mortgage debt; financial system must stay prudent amid 'considerable uncertainty': MAS - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Singapore economy

Singapore households face rising mortgage debt; financial system must stay prudent amid 'considerable uncertainty': MAS

Singapore’s buoyant property market has seemingly triggered slightly higher debt levels amongst households, compared to pre-Covid.

Broker's Calls

Singapore banks have 'clear signs for sustained rerating': DBS

DBS thinks that banks here are poised to benefit from the Fed rate hike.
HSBC's CEO paints bullish outlook after profit beats estimates - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Results

HSBC's CEO paints bullish outlook after profit beats estimates

"We believe that the lows of recent quarters are behind us." HSBC CEO Noel Quinn

Right Timing

Hongkong Land’s NAV needs to rise for further price gains; banks could rebound

Hongkong Land's NAV needs to rise for any further price gain as P/NAV meets resistance at 0.33
UBS hopeful dividends will be reinstated for local banks as they focus on growth  - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Banking & finance

UBS hopeful dividends will be reinstated for local banks as they focus on growth

UBS expects banks to reinstate dividends, as they focus on growth and NIMs
Why 2021 will be a major test for consumers and banking sector - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Disruption and Digitalisation

Why 2021 will be a major test for consumers and banking sector

As the world reels from the impact of Covid-19, the future of banks will depend on their willingness to transform and innovate.
WWF sustainable banking assessment finds 'significant level of progress' among Asean banks - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Sustainability

WWF sustainable banking assessment finds 'significant level of progress' among Asean banks

Almost 30% of the banks have improved on at least 10% of the assessment criteria from 2019.
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