Aerial view of Singapore’s central enterprise district and bayfront space.BNBB Studio | Second | Getty ImagesSingapore’s markets have “accomplished actually badly” up to now in 2020 and are at present “undervalued,” in accordance with UBS World Wealth Administration’s Kelvin Tay.”We do suppose the place the (Straits Instances’ index) is anxious, there may be quite a lot of value in a few of the stocks,” Tay, who’s regional chief funding officer on the agency, informed CNBC’s “Squawk Field Asia” on Wednesday.Specifically, he famous that main banks dominating the index are “buying and selling near e book valuations.” Tay stated, “we do suppose that that’s truly a sign for us to truly begin shopping for the market in Singapore.”Goldman Sachs’ Timothy Moe, nonetheless, warns that the give attention to banking stocks may be a detriment as an alternative.”The larger story right here actually is one in every of a major compositional shift in indices in the direction of a larger emphasis on expertise and so-called digital economic system stocks,” stated Moe, co-head of Asia macro analysis and chief Asia Pacific fairness strategist on the agency.This development, he stated, was “way more prevalent” in China and North Asia as in contrast with Southeast Asia, the place index illustration stays “very closely weighted” towards banks.”Within the present surroundings of low rates of interest, that basing is one thing which doesn’t favor banks,” Moe informed CNBC’s “Street Indicators Asia” on Wednesday.Towards the backdrop of the worst financial downturn in years from the coronavirus pandemic, main central banks such because the U.S. Federal Reserve have taken drastic steps to maintain monetary markets afloat. Strikes like bringing rates of interest down can hit bank earnings.”We nonetheless suppose the broader story inside the Asian area is one in every of favoring North Asia broadly over South Asia,” the strategist stated. He added that this contains being “obese” on locations reminiscent of China and South Korea.Singapore’s Straits Instances Index is amongst Asia’s worst performing indexes up to now in 2020. It’s nonetheless down greater than 21% yr up to now as of Wednesday afternoon Singapore time, in accordance with Refinitiv Eikon.That comes because the nation’s trade-reliant economic system has been pummeled by the coronavirus pandemic. Within the second quarter of 2020, Singapore’s economic system contracted by 42.9% on an annualized, seasonally-adjusted foundation in comparison with the earlier quarter, in accordance with the nation’s Ministry of Commerce and Business.— CNBC’s Yen Nee Lee contributed to this story.