bank analysis

Australia’s Judo Bank on track for earnings growth

Its net interest margin is expected to be 3% over the next two years.

Australia’s Judo Bank on track for earnings growth

Its net interest margin is expected to be 3% over the next two years.

Higher rates to raise Asian bank’s net interest margins, but risks may intensify

Asset quality will not significantly deteriorate, but banks face risks if US rate hikes are larger than expected.

Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group posts strong Q1 profits

Profit growth was thanks to loan growth and fee income growth.

Weekly Global News Wrap: HSBC sells Russia business to Expobank; Julius Baer to freeze hiring

And HSBC’s UK unit plans to stop collecting gender data as part of inclusivity push.

Public Bank net profits down 8.6% in Q1 as one-off tax bites

The operating environment remains challenging, the bank’s founder said.

Maybank adopts cautious outlook amidst geopolitical tensions, volatility

The Malaysia lender saw its Q1 profits fall compared to the same period last year.

Asia’s Top 20 banks by revenue bounce back in 2021

But the recovery may not be sustained in 2022 as constraints pile up.

Dah Sing Bank resumes normal business operations in all branches

Kwun Tong and Tokwawan branches are set to reopen in 3 May.

Japan’s Shizuoka Bank maintains strong loan quality as profits continue to be weak

The bank has the strongest capitalization amongst regional banks in Japan.

Axis Bank’s Citi purchase to improve profits long-term: S&P

Positive effects will only be felt starting fiscal year 2025 and onwards.

Bank of China shifts attention back to mainland for growth: S&P 

Traction from its wealth management business will support profits.

UOB net profits jump 40% to S$4.075b in 2021

Wealth management and loan fees hit record highs.

Philippine banks’ credit costs to further decline in 2022

Profits are expected to strengthen throughout the year as the economy recovers.

Recent rate cuts to shave off $7.2b from Chinese banks’ net interest income

The impact on mortgage loans will not be felt until January 2023.

Why banks need more tech experts in their board rooms

Massive adoption of tech without critical tech advice from experts could spell doom for lenders.