Strong earnings likely for banking sector in 2H

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Strong earnings likely for banking sector in 2H

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PETALING JAYA: The fall of the financial index (KFIN) since early June is set to present a good buying opportunity for the local banking sector.

It also likes Affin Bank Bhd (TP: RM2.35) for its strong financial metrics and potential offer of a special dividend, following the sale of its stakes in asset management and insurance businesses.

The research house likes RHB Bank Bhd for its strong capitalisation with its high CET1 ratio and attractive price tag.

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Author / Journalist: The Star Online

Category: Economy

Topics: /Business/Business News Corporate News Profit Loans Banks Earnings Debts CGS-CIMB CGS-Cimb Banking

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Article Type: News Report

Published On: 2022-07-01, 07:00:00

News Timezone: GMT +8:00

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Language: English

Reading Time: 3 minutes read

Article Length: 517 words

Coverage Area: Malaysia

Availability: Desktop Web, Mobile Web

News ID: 23949

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