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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.

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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

Special Event

Design-led businesses outperform peers

SINGAPORE (May 27): Mark Wee, executive director of DesignSingapore Council, is all too familiar with the narrow definition of “design”.

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”

Special Event

Design-led businesses outperform peers

SINGAPORE (May 27): Mark Wee, executive director of DesignSingapore Council, is all too familiar with the narrow definition of “design”.

Broker's Calls

UOB, OCBC to benefit from mortgage rate hikes this year, says DBS

SINGAPORE (Apr 2): DBS Vickers Securities is remaining bullish on Singapore’s banks as a dividend yield play, while highlighting rising mortgage rates as the sector’s bright spot amid higher cost o

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