Singapore banking sector

Briefs: Apple says chip-shortage recovery will be rocky; China's EdTech giants take steps to curb fallout - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Global Economy

Briefs: Apple says chip-shortage recovery will be rocky; China's EdTech giants take steps to curb fallout

Quoteworthy: "... The hard part is identifying the next sector that Beijing will target and why." — DBS Economist Chris Leung
Analysts cheer dividend cap lift for banks, with UOB and OCBC identified as top picks - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Banking & finance

Analysts cheer dividend cap lift for banks, with UOB and OCBC identified as top picks

CGS-CIMB estimates banks to reinstate their FY2021 dividends closer to that of the dividends distributed in the FY2019.
UOB Kay Hian predicts DBS and OCBC to post net profit of $1.54 bil and $1.20 bil in 2Q21 - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Broker's Calls

UOB Kay Hian predicts DBS and OCBC to post net profit of $1.54 bil and $1.20 bil in 2Q21

UOB KH expects DBS to pay a dividend of 25 cents per share for the 2QFY2021 and OCBC to pay 21.2 cents a share for the 1HFY2021.
UOB remains CGS-CIMB's top pick among 'overweight' Singapore banking sector - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Broker's Calls

UOB remains CGS-CIMB's top pick among 'overweight' Singapore banking sector

The banking sector is seen as a beneficiary of the economic re-openings.

Broker's Calls

Analysts keep 'overweight' on Singapore banks amid uneven recovery; top pick being OCBC Bank

Analysts from PhillipCapital and UOB Kay Hian have given OCBC target price estimates of $14.63 and $15.50 respectively.

Broker's Calls

'Buy' Singapore banks as tightening of monetary policy may trigger re-rating: UOB Kay Hian

In the report, UOB Kay Hian has identified OCBC as its top pick followed by DBS.
Loan growth appears mixed across industries, but CGS-CIMB analysts still 'overweight' on banking sector - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Banking & finance

Loan growth appears mixed across industries, but CGS-CIMB analysts still 'overweight' on banking sector

Business loans came in near flat at $427.69 billion in April after four months of steady growth.
UOB Kay Hian favours counters with strong earnings growth and those with majority of earnings outside Singapore - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Broker's Calls

UOB Kay Hian favours counters with strong earnings growth and those with majority of earnings outside Singapore

Singapore Airlines (SIA) remains the brokerage’s key “sell” call as they see travel resuming only after 3QFY2021.
Analysts remain 'overweight' on Singapore banking sector after record 1Q, OCBC and DBS top picks - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Broker's Calls

Analysts remain 'overweight' on Singapore banking sector after record 1Q, OCBC and DBS top picks

The banks beat analysts' expectations for 1Q21, with DBS and OCBC achieving record earnings.
Analysts bullish on Singapore banking sector ahead of 1Q21 results - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Broker's Calls

Analysts bullish on Singapore banking sector ahead of 1Q21 results

Analysts are anticipating the banks to have a 'strong start to the year'.
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