The banks were ranked by The Banker on the basis of strength of their tier1 or core capital, assets, performance and earnings
Investors and investment managers are set to face a 15-year period of low growth, high volatility, great uncertainty and low financial returns, UBS Global Asset Management has predicted.
In recent months, Singapore developers, including Keppel Land and Pontiac Land, have flocked to the US, taking stakes in American projects as they seek alternative sources of revenue amid a lacklustre market back home.
The country's largest bank DBS has won top honours, winning the title of "Safest Bank in Asia", its sixth consecutive win.
The managing director of DCG Capital says the region's economic prospects look bright, as there is an insatiable appetite for developmental needs, particularly in South-east Asia.
Alongside robust economic growth in these two giant Asian countries, however, rental rates have risen in their respective central business districts
In a survey of 110 senior executives working in Australian asset management firms, super funds, BNP Paribas also found that almost 90% of respondents have incurred increasing costs as a result of government regulation.