Who We Are
DBS Group Research is positioned as the thought leader for all Business Units within the bank. It delivers superior insights by employing active bottom-up research with sectoral and macro thematic analysis to identify moneymaking and trading opportunities. DBS Group Research has been consistently successful in helping Relationship Managers and Product Sales teams optimize their business and capital market decisions to better serve institutional and private banking clients..
Specifically within DBS Group Research, the Economics & Macro Strategy team consists of economists and strategists covering currencies, interest rates, and major economics across the globe. The Equity research team is made up of a network of analysts covering key regional stock markets, while the Credit research team provides investment recommendations on SGD and USD corporate bonds.
The wider teams are also supported by members of the Asian Insights Office and Resource Centre, who represent DBS Group Research in strategic initiatives, and provide useful information across the banking franchise.
DBS Group Research is an award winning research house, consistently ranked No. 1 across polls by AsiaMoney, Greenwich Associates and The Asset.
What You Can Do
In order to succeed in your role with DBS Group Research, budding economists, strategists and research analysts should first have an inherent interest in the key drivers of capital markets and macro economic developments. It is also pertinent that a candidate possesses excellent financial modelling and data organisation skills, as the job scope requires one to plough through large volumes of data to substantiate research calls and views, all while keeping abreast of key market developments.
Having good communication skills, both written and verbal, are also crucial. The teams frequently publish thought provoking, market moving research pieces and are often required to present their findings and research calls to a wide array of internal and external stakeholders. These stakeholders range from Chief Executives of companies, senior management within DBS, to institutional and private banking clients.
Ultimately, candidates should have a good head on their shoulders, possess strong team spirit and be adaptive as DBS Group Research increasingly embrace a digital approach with its product offerings.
Meet The Team
“Research and intelligence are at the centre of business decision making and DBS is an insights driven organisation. My role here has allowed me unparalleled access to learn about the world and generate more actionable insights for our clients.”
-- Dennis Lam (Hong Kong)
“I have been with the Economics & Macro Strategy team for six years. These years have been engaging and productive, which along with the rigour, has helped me grow into the role. Seniors have quickly become mentors and carry your best interest at heart. Work is challenging at times, but “no mountain is high enough” when help is within reach. “
-- Radhika Rao (Singapore)
“It has been a great experience working in such a collaborative team and I had lots of fun. Everyone is willing to share their experience, knowledge, and thoughts openly. This really helped me to better understand our responsibility and how our work can contribute to various stakeholders.”
-- Malvis Jing Du (Singapore)