Industry Report Card: Despite Varying Risks and Profitability, Southeast Asian Banks Are Likely To Remain Healthy Jul 11

  • ID: 1857833
  • July 2011
  • Region: Asia
  • Standard & Poors
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  • Banco De Oro Unibank Inc.
  • CIMB Investment Bank Bhd.
  • PT Bank CIMB Niaga Tbk.
  • RHB Bank Bhd.
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Southeast Asian banks are likely to remain resilient in 2011, after the strong regional economic recovery in 2010. Standard & Poor's Ratings Services expects the generally healthy household and corporate sectors to support the banks in the region. Most banks in Southeast Asia are enjoying high loans growth and low to moderate credit costs, compared with matured markets in the U.S. and Europe. The implications of the U.S. debt ceiling standoff across Southeast Asia are limited, according to our base-case scenario (see "The Implications Of The U.S. Debt Ceiling Standoff For Global Financial Institutions," published July 21, 2011, on RatingsDirect on the Global Credit Portal). We expect the robust economic outlook, the strong domestic savings rates, and the generally healthy...

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- DBS Bank Ltd.
- Bangkok Bank Public Co. Ltd.
- Malayan Banking Bhd.
- Siam Commercial Bank Public Co. Ltd.
- PT Bank Danamon Indonesia Tbk.
- PT Bank CIMB Niaga Tbk.
- United Overseas Bank Ltd.
- Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp. Ltd.
- TMB Bank Public Co. Ltd.
- Krung Thai Bank Public Co. Ltd.
- Bank of Ayudhya Public Co. Ltd.
- Public Bank Bhd.
- RHB Bank Bhd.
- CIMB Bank Bhd.
- Metropolitan Bank & Trust Co.
- Philippine National Bank
- PT Bank Negara Indonesia (Persero) Tbk.
- United Overseas Bank (Thai) Public Co. Ltd.
- Hong Leong Bank Bhd.
- AmInvestment Bank Bhd.
- Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam
- Bank for Foreign Trade of Vietnam
- PT Bank Mandiri (Persero)
- Banco De Oro Unibank Inc.
- CIMB Investment Bank Bhd.
- CIMB Group Holdings Bhd.
- AmBank (M) Bhd.
- Vietnam Technological And Commercial Joint Stock Bank

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