OCBC Bank

Banks - the shock absorbers of 2020 (Andrew Wong)

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Developments for Financial Institutions in 2020 comprimised a mix of positive and negative influences that enabled banks to become shock absorbers for the global economy. Against a weaker operating environment and higher systemic risk in 2021 are better underlying fundamentals while government support is no longer hypothetical and has addressed both liquidity and solvency risks. Combined with stable and solid capital buffers, we are constructive on better quality credits in the Financial Institutions space and their bank capital instruments for 2021.

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