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Friends of foes? Case of arising financial technology in financial industry

Chua, Lui Eeh and Gan, Zhi An and Lim, Wan Ting and Lew, Esther Shu Xin and Wong, Zhi Ying (2020) Friends of foes? Case of arising financial technology in financial industry. Final Year Project, UTAR.

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    Abstract

    The objective of this research is to investigate and provide in-depth understanding on how the financial technology (FinTech) influencing the financial industry in the United States of America (USA). Furthermore, this research examines how the internal factor, which is Bank Size as well as macroeconomic factors comprises of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and Inflation brings impact to the dependent variable used in this research, Return on Assets (ROA). In addition, the relationship between exogeneous and endogenous variables are observed. Moreover, quarterly time series data from year 2012 was applied in this study by consisted total of 32 observations. To mark the results, E-View was used and several tests such as Bound Test, Cointegration test, Vector Error Correction Model (VECM) and others related test method were applied in this research. From the outcome generated, it shows that FinTech, Bank Size, FDI and GDP have significant relationship to ROA except for Inflation. However, all the variables do not have significant relationship to ROA when it comes to short run relationship. Nevertheless, limitation and recommendation had discussed in Chapter 5 to provide some useful hints for future researcher who are interested in relevant topic.

    Item Type: Final Year Project / Dissertation / Thesis (Final Year Project)
    Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
    Divisions: Faculty of Business and Finance > Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) Banking & Finance
    Depositing User: ML Main Library
    Date Deposited: 04 Mar 2021 20:26
    Last Modified: 04 Mar 2021 20:26
    URI: http://eprints.utar.edu.my/id/eprint/3973

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