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Investing ideas

Dividend yields for Singapore banks climb above 5%, but is this the right time to buy?

SINGAPORE (Feb 24): Banks appear to have had a good run in FY2019, as DBS, OCBC and UOB lifted their dividends by 10%, 22% and 8.3% respectively. 

Stocks To Watch

Lower loan and earnings growth as banks navigate 2020; dividends to be maintained

SINGAPORE (Jan 17): According to analysts polled by Bloomb­erg, DBS Group Holdings is likely to report the highest growth in prof­it after tax (NPAT) for FY2019 end­ed Dec 31, 2019, of 12.3% (see t

Investing ideas

Trump welcomes new year with a bang; local banks in favour from dividend lift

SINGAPORE (Jan 10): Most people usher in the new year with fireworks or by partying with family and friends.

Broker's Calls

Net interest margins to moderate earnings for banks in 2020: RHB

SINGAPORE (Dec 23): RHB Group Research is maintaining the three local banks -- DBS Group Holdings, UOB and Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp -- at “neutral” after their combined net profit is expected t

Broker's Calls

Singapore banks have good dividend visibility, but non-performing loans pose an increasing risk: Maybank

SINGAPORE (Sept 12): Singapore banks seem to be a cut above the rest in Asean, offering some of the highest dividends and ranking among the cheapest in price-to-equity (PE) terms, bolster

Banking & finance

Underserved remittance service in Singapore gets boost from pilot using blockchain-enabled tokenised currency

(Aug 5): In June, the Monetary Authority Singapore announced that it would be issuing two full digital bank licences and three digital wholesale bank licences to players of non-bank paren

Startups • Entrepreneurs • Digital economy

Huxter co-founder dabbles in financial advisory, wealth management programmes to master the trade

SINGAPORE (Aug 5): Huxter co-founder Ray Tan knows how important it is to be a jack-of-all-trades.

Banking & finance

Underserved remittance service in Singapore gets boost from pilot using blockchain-enabled tokenised currency

(Aug 5): In June, the Monetary Authority Singapore announced that it would be issuing two full digital bank licences and three digital wholesale bank licences to players of non-bank paren

Singapore economy

Singapore's $700 bil stock market looks past recession risk

SINGAPORE (July 19): Investors are sanguine about Singapore’s equity market even as the nation faces the risk of a technical recession, as a positive outlook for dividends and earnings ov

Broker's Calls

UOB is DBS's top pick while OCBC is cut to 'hold' on dividend policy overhang

SINGAPORE (June 25): DBS Group Research is retaining United Overseas Bank (UOB) as its top pick among Singapore banks while Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) has been downgraded to “hold”

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