Malayan Banking Bhd (MBBM.KL)
* Sees potential impact from trade tension, unclear govt policy
* Expects NIM compression of 3-5 bps for 2019 (Adds executive comments from briefing, details of results)
KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 26 Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) on Tuesday reported a 9.1 percent climb in net profit for the fourth quarter of 2018, as Malaysia's largest lender by assets saw improvement in its net interest income and Islamic banking performance.
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 25 The investment banking arm of Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank), Malaysia's largest bank by assets, is closing its institutional research business in Hong Kong and China as part of restructuring the institutional brokerage business, a bank spokeswoman said.