Bank Peculiar, Macroeconomic Causes and Profitability of Banks: An Evidence from Pakistan
Malik, R., Baig, S. A., Abbass, Z., & Zia-ur-Rehman, M. (2015). Bank Peculiar, Macroeconomic Causes and Profitability of Banks: An Evidence from Pakistan. International Journal of Information, Business and Management, 7(4), 14.
28 Pages Posted: 16 Dec 2019
Date Written: November 1, 2015
Banks play an important and vital role in the development of the economies. Its importance can’t be neglected. The aim of this study is to investigate the impact of internal and external causes which affect the profitability. Internal causes include Size (LnTA), Capital (CAP), Liquidity (LQD), debt to equity ratio (DE), Non performing loan to Gross advances (NPL), portfolio composition (PC), Loan to Total Assets (LA) whereas external causes include Gross Domestic Product(GDP), Inflation(INF), and Unemployment (UNMP). Return on Assets and Return on Equity are used as a measure of profitability. Data is collected for twelve (12) variables of twenty one (21) banks including four (4) public and seventeen (17) private banks, for the year of 2006-2011, from the annual reports of banks, index mundi and financial statement analysis of State Bank of Pakistan (SBP). EViews is used for deriving the results of descriptive, correlation and panel Regression analysis. Results show that size has positive significant effect in both models (ROA&ROE).
Keywords: Profitability; Internal and External causes; Public and Private Banks of Pakistan
JEL Classification: B22
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