Maybank: SHARES of Malaysia's largest bank finished 10 sen higher at RM8.25 on volume of 8,981 lots after Bank Negara's announcement on Wednesday that there would be no interest rate cut just yet and Standard & Poor's said it had upgraded Maybank's long-term counter-party ratings to positive from stable. Dealers said another factor bolstering the share price was the approaching April 14 ex-date of the bank's proposed interim dividend.
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