Malayan Banking Bhd (MBBM.KL)
1 Mar 2017
* Expects to post loan growth of 6-7 percent in 2017 (Adds company comment, further earnings details, loan growth forecast)
HONG KONG, Feb 23 Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) reported a 43 percent rise in fourth-quarter net profit on Thursday, as Malaysia's largest lender by assets boosted loan growth while investment income rose.
* year ago, qtrly net profit 1.65 billion rgt, qtrly revenue 11.05 billion rgt
BRIEF-Malayan Banking's Indonesian unit enters deal to dipose interest in Wom Finance for 229.08 mln RGT
* Indonesian unit entered into shares purchase agreement with PT Reliance Capital Management on 11 Jan
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 24 Malaysia's biggest lender Malayan Banking Berhad (Maybank) posted a fall in third-quarter profit due to a lower tax charge in the same period a year earlier.
* Qtrly net interest income 2.83 billion RGT versus 2.90 billion RGT Source text: (http://bit.ly/2gnV45O) Further company coverage: