DBS Bank has posted a 10 per cent rise in its second-quarter net profit from a year ago to $887 million on the back of higher total income.
Net interest income grew 4 per cent to a record $1.38 billion while non-interest income rose 49 per cent to $927 million, the bank said on Thursday.
Overall, total income climbed 19 per cent to $2.31 billion.
"While we expect some slowdown in the region in the short term, Asia's long-term growth story is intact," said chief executive Piyush Gupta.
"The bank's strong second-quarter showing is testament to the strength and resilience of our franchise and we will be watchful and disciplined as we continue to entrench our position as a leading Asian bank."
DBS has declared an interim dividend of 28 cents a share.