DBS Group shareholders got an early hongbao on Thursday: the bank reported record profits and proposed a huge jump in dividend payout - both in its final dividend and also annual payouts henceforth.

STRONG business momentum helped push DBS Group Holdings' Q3 income to a quarterly high of over S$3 billion, but it did not quite take the sting from the bank's near doubling of bad loan...

DBS Group Holdings posted record first-quarter net profit on Tuesday due to higher loan sales and a sharp rise in fee income as it benefited from the turnaround in the global economy.

DBS is one of the leading financial-services groups in Asia. Headquartered and listed in Singapore, the company has a growing presence across the region and aspires to be what it calls "the...