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Singapore banks' South, S-E Asia exposure carries risk

New Fitch Ratings report says finding is not surprising as these regions felt more volatility than other regions in the past decade

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Fitch regards the overseas operating environments of the three major local banks to be of higher risk than that of Singapore.

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WHEN it comes to risks from markets outside Singapore, the Republic's three major banks DBS, UOB and OCBC experienced more asset-quality issues in South and South-east Asia. This is compared with other regions like China or the rest of the world, a new Fitch Ratings report has...