DBS, OCBC & UOB Avg 22% 1HFY18 Net Profit Growth with Higher NIM
For their 1HFY18 DBS, OCBC & UOB have averaged YoY net profit growth of 22%. Combined, the three banks reported total income (pre allowances, expenses & taxes) of S$15.9 billion for the 1HFY18, up from $14.5 billion in 1HFY17. The three banks have averaged a total return of 3.3% in the 2018 YTD, with net institutional inflows of S$457 million over the first seven months of 2018. This brings their average annualised five year total returns to 9.2%.