Feb 21 (Reuters) - Hong Leong Bank Bhd:
* Qtrly net profit 549.9 million rgt
* "A moderate recovery is expected in 2017"
* Qtrly net interest income 708.6 million rgt versus 677.8 million rgt
* Interim single tier dividend of 15.0 sen per share has been proposed for the current quarter
* Year ago, qtrly net profit 344.1 million rgt Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: