OCBC, DBS set to ride on Singapore’s rising fintech trends: UOB Kay Hian

SINGAPORE (Jan 5): UOB Kay Hian is maintaining its “overweight” rating on Singapore’s banking sector and DBS and Oversea Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) as its top “buy” picks – with higher target prices of $29.50 and $14.88, respectively, from $26.10 and $13.56 previously. In a Friday report, analyst Jonathan Koh highlights DBS’ reputation as “the world’s best digital bank” along with its productive workforce, as well as OCBC for its leading cost efficiency, along with its income and pre-provision operating profit (PPoP) per employee which have grown at a faster CAGR of 4.6% and 4.3% respectively for 2013-2017 as […]