Bank pre-tax ROE reached 12.6 % in 2018 in Malaysia, according to the National Central Bank. This is 3.68 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, bank pre-tax ROE in Malaysia reached an all time high of 19.2 % in 2007 and an all time low of 12.3 % in 2015. When compared to Malaysia's main peers, bank pre-tax ROE in Cambodia amounted to 8.99 %, 13.0 % in Singapore, 9.40 % in Thailand and 11.7 % in Vietnam in 2018.
Malaysia has been ranked 71st within the group of 116 countries we follow in terms of bank pre-tax ROE, 43 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.