My IBF Papers

Profitability Determinants of Islamic and Conventional Banks in Malaysia: A Panel Regression Approach

Download: PDF Abstract This paper examines the impact of bank-specific and macroeconomic factors upon the profitability performance of Islamic and conventional banks in Malaysia using panel data regression analysis. The sample comprises of seventeen conventional banks and thirteen Islamic banks covering the period of 2005-2009. The results show that liquidity ratios and macroeconomic condition are …

Muslim’s Awareness and Willingness to Patronize Islamic Banking in Kazakhstan

Download: PDF Abstract Islamic banking was an abstract concept until the first half of the twentieth century. In Kazakhstan, it has been only three years since the first Islamic bank made its debut. Islamic banks have to compete with their rival, conventional banks, which have far longer history than Islamic banks. This competition urges Islamic …

The Dynamics of Macroeconomics Variables and The Volatility of Indonesia Stock Markets: Evidence from Islamic and Conventional Stock Markets

Download: PDF Abstract This study aims to investigate the impact of the movement of macroeconomic variables upon the Indonesia stock markets, both Islamic and conventional stock markets, by using vector error correction model. The macroeconomic variables employed in the study are exchange rate, economic growth, and inflation within the period of January 2003 to December …

The Role of Stock Markets in Promoting Economic Growth in Malaysia: Islamic vis-à-vis Conventional

Download: PDF Abstract The purpose of this study is to evaluate the dynamic effects of both Islamic and conventional stock markets development on the economic growth, particularly in Malaysia. The model estimation used to explain the relationship is the autoregressive distributed lag model with the variable of FTSE BM Emas Shariah Index to represent Islamic …

ISLAMIC–BANK SELECTION CRITERIA IN MALAYSIA: AN AHP APPROACH

Download: PDF Abstract The study of bank selection criteria has received attention from many bank marketing researchers. However, from its inception in three decades ago, this kind of study is still scanty for Islamic banking industry. The purpose of this study was to investigate the Islamic-bank selection criteria, particularly in Malaysia. To accomplish this purpose, …

Does Financial Crisis Give Impacts on Bahrain Islamic Banking Performance? A Panel Regression Analysis

Download: PDF Abstract The 2007/2008 global financial crisis has given a significant impact on the performance of banking industry worldwide. The objective of this study is to see the impact of global financial crisis towards the financial performance of Islamic banking industry in Bahrain. Moreover, it also utilizes bank specific factors as predictors for Islamic …

Factors Influence Depositors’ Withdrawal Behavior in Islamic Banks: A Theory of Reasoned Action

Download: PDF Abstract Unlike its conventional counterpart, Islamic principles forbid Islamic banks to take any interest-related income and thus makes deposits from depositors as an important source of fund for its operational and financing. Consequently, the risk of deposit withdrawal by depositors is an important aspect that should be well managed in Islamic banking. This …

Islamic Banking-Growth Nexus: Evidence from Toda-Yamamoto and Bootstrap Granger Causality Test

Download: PDF Abstract This paper examines the causal relationship between Islamic banking development and economic growth and between Islamic banking development and capital formation in the case of Malaysia. Different with other studies, this paper uses Toda-Yamamoto and bootstrap Granger non-causality test to reduce the size distortion in the data and provide more precise test …

Does Islamic Banking Matter for Economic Growth in Bangladesh?

Download: PDF Abstract Islamic banking started three decades ago in Bangladesh and was expected to have a significant relationship and contribution towards the economic growth of the country. This study aims to investigate the long run and dynamic relationship between Islamic banking development and economic growth in the case of Bangladesh. The quarterly time-series data …

The Performance of Insurance Industry in Malaysia: Islamic vis-à-vis Conventional Insurance

Download: PDF Abstract The Islamic financial institutions have been developing tremendously since the last three decades. However, many studies are focused more on the development and performance of banking and financial markets and almost neglecting another specific and important sector, which is insurance. Thus, this study aims to measure the performance of Islamic insurance industry …