Rising Bond Yields And Impacts On Local Banks

The increase in interest rates led by the Federal Reserve signals a generally healthy economy which should bode well with the banking sector. The current environment is still encouraging for investments as well as consumption. This would lead to growing needs for more loans to finance spending.
Singapore Banks

Expected Performance For Banks In 2Q18!

In the current rising interest rate environment, all eyes are on banks as they are expected to experience a boost in performance. However, not all banks are created equal and their performance would vary. Before they post their 2Q18 results, here is a roundup of their expected performance!
FILE - In this Friday, June 8, 2012 photo, a clerk counts Chinese banknotes at a bank in Huaibei in central China's Anhui province. Authorities in China have cracked the country’s biggest-ever underground banking network, which handled illegal foreign exchange transactions worth 410 billion yuan ($64 billion), state-run media reported Friday, Nov. 20, 2015. (Chinatopix via AP, File) CHINA OUT

Dissecting China’s Banking Sector

Deutsche Bank (DB) recently hosted its Access China 2018 conference which the management of the top five banks in China attended. The management of each bank shared the outlook of the bank on key metrics like net interest margin (NIM), loan growth and asset quality. Here are some of the highlights of DB’s Access China 2018 conference.
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Rising Expectations For Singapore Banks

Banks are integral to our everyday lives, we place our savings in them, finance our student loans/HDB loans with them, and for some of us, they may very well be an essential source of income.
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2018 Outlook For Singapore Banks

With 2017 coming to an end, it is time that we start reflecting on what went on in the market and look towards the next year. For Singapore banks, 2017 proved to be a fantastic year as the three banks rose over 30 percent. This is despite the turbulence caused by defaults arising from the oil and gas sector. On this note, there are two key points that investors need to know about Singapore’s banking sector in 2018.