KUALA LUMPUR (May 28): Astro Malaysia Holdings Bhd shares fell 13 percent, more than any full-day drop since the company's October 2012 initial public offering, as Malaysia's benchmark index declined.
* Shares declined to RM1.39, the lowest level since October 2012, from RM1.60 in the previous session.
* Trading volume was more than double the 20-day average
* The FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI Index - Kuala Lumpur Composite Index lost 1.2 percent, and the MSCI AC Asia Pacific Index rose 0.1 percent.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 28): Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) net profit for the first quarter ended March 31, 2018 rose 10% to RM1.87 billion, from RM1.70 billion a year earlier, on higher net interest income and Islamic Banking income.
In a filing with Bursa Malaysia, Maybank said today revenue for the quarter dipped to RM11.52 billion, versus RM11.28 billion a year earlier.
Earnings per share was 17.26 sen, versus 16.73 sen previously.