Size Effect, Seasonality, Attitude to Risk and Performance of Egyptian Banks

International Business Research, Vol. 7, No. 1, 2014

12 Pages Posted: 16 Sep 2016

Date Written: October 23, 2013

Abstract

This paper aims at analyzing the effects of “size”, “seasonality” and “attitude to risk” on the performance Egyptian banks. This has been conducted using a sample of 10 banks, and covering the period from the first quarter 2003 to the fourth quarter 2011.

Results indicate that, hypotheses regarding the significance of differences between performance indicators, according to “size”, “seasonality” and “attitude to risk” on the performance Egyptian banks could be accepted.

Also, robustness check assures the significance of these effects, where indicators of both capital adequacy and earnings are affected by both of size and attitude to risk, while asset quality is affected by size and seasonality

Keywords: Attitude to Risk, CAMEL, Egyptian Banks, Size Effect, Seasonality

Suggested Citation

Alber, Nader, Size Effect, Seasonality, Attitude to Risk and Performance of Egyptian Banks (October 23, 2013). International Business Research, Vol. 7, No. 1, 2014 . Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2839519

Nader Alber (Contact Author)

Ain Shams University ( email )

Cairo
Egypt

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