DBS Group Holdings (DBS)

Stocks To Watch

Seeking Alpha in the Year of the Rat

Signs of a broader recovery in the global economy have led equity markets higher but yields and valuations of Singapore stocks continue to be attractive.

Banking & finance

Analysts keep positive outlook on Singapore banks as applications for digital bank licences close

SINGAPORE (Jan 8): Analysts remain bullish on Singapore banks, even as the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced Tuesday that it has received 21 applications for new digital bank licences

Banking & finance

Event risk puts banks in the spotlight

Are the local banks sufficiently diversified to withstand the unrest in Hong Kong? Will they still be profitable and pay dividends?

Banking & finance

Banks look to a digital future; wealth management to support growth

(Nov 18): On Nov 14, 11 banks in Hong Kong, including HSBC, OCBC Wing Hang and DBS Hong Kong, announced branch closures because of the protests in the Special Administrative Region.

Results

DBS 3Q earnings up 15% to $1.63 bil on strong operating performance, broad-based growth

SINGAPORE (Nov 11): DBS Group Holdings reported 3Q19 earnings of $1.63 billion, a 15% increase from $1.41 billion a year ago.

Yield watch

Slowing economy and flat earnings turn banks into yield plays

(Nov 11): Amid a slowing economy, banks are being increasingly looked upon as yield plays.

Disruption and Digitalisation

OCBC builds new digital ecosystem to deliver better products and services to customers

SINGAPORE (Nov 4): As Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp grew to become a leading bank in Singapore and the region, it built a web of associate companies in other industries, including property, engineer

Banking & finance

Analysts downbeat about 3QFY2019 banks' results

SINGAPORE (Oct 29): United Overseas Bank is due to report 3QFY2019 earnings on Nov 1, Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp on Nov 5 and DBS Group Holdings on Nov 11. 

M&A

DBS considers joining race for Bank Permata Indonesia

SINGAPORE (Oct 10): DBS Group Holdings is considering joining the race to acquire PT Bank Permata, the Indonesian lender in which Standard Chartered Plc holds a stake, according to people familiar

Fintech

'Jim' the chatbot helps Singapore bank hire for its wealth business

(Oct 8): Singapore’s largest bank is getting help from a chatbot named Jim in its drive to select good candidates for its fast-growing business advising customers on managing their wealth.

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