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
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
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