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Investing ideas

UOB, CDL, Wilmar, AREIT, Netlink Trust top bets for Morgan Stanley

SINGAPORE (June 26): Singapore’s economy is seen to undergo a “sustained” rebound and that bodes well for certain cyclical recovery plays in key sectors, says Morgan Stanley analysts Wilson Ng and

Banking & finance

Singapore's bank lending edges down in April following drop in credit card loans

SINGAPORE (May 29): Bank lending in Singapore fell for the second consecutive month in April, with consumer loans falling sharper than business loans amid disruptions from the “circuit br

Singapore economy

Maybank Kim Eng focuses on economy's 'building blocks' amid Covid-19 uncertainty

SINGAPORE (May 22): Economists were quick to compare the current economic woes to the 1997 Asian Financial Crisis (AFC) and the 2008-2009 Global Financial Crisis (GFC) But Thilan Wickramasinghe, he

Broker's Calls

Markets cheered by lockdown easing, but grim long-term outlook awaits

SINGAPORE (May 5): As the world begins to tentatively lift tough lockdown measures implemented in the wake of Covid-19, DBS Group Research has advised investors to look into Covid-19 casualties tha

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. 

Banking & finance

UOB digital bank focuses on TMRW's customers

SINGAPORE (Jan 31): In a recent interview, Dennis Khoo, regional head of TMRW digital group at United Overseas Bank (UOB), compared banks — including digital banks — to a car.

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

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