In this report, ten of our analysts share their top stock picks for 2017, as well as providing their sector outlook. On Financials, TS Lim reports that “The 2016 reporting season suggests underlying fundamentals are becoming positive for the banks. These include slowing margin decline as competition for new customers and the chase for deposits begin to ease, sustained cost discipline, normalising loan losses that would remain manageable, further strengthening in prudential buffers and no reduction in dividends. We can expect these trends to continue into 2017.” Click below to see his pick of the banks, as well as which stocks were selected by the team across Diversified Financials, Retail, Travel and Tourism, Tech, Resources, Healthcare and Biotech.
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