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Islamic bank governance – smooth sailing or stormy weather

Tan, Wei Yau and Leong, Chun Yip and Thiam, Kok Liang and Leow, Zhen Ran and Woo, Jiun Hao (2020) Islamic bank governance – smooth sailing or stormy weather. Final Year Project, UTAR.

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    Abstract

    The purpose of this study is to examine the Islamic banks' governance and specific factors to the risk-taking behaviour of Islamic banks in different countries from the year 2009 to 2018. Therefore, the exogenous variables deployed in this study include factors like shariah board size (SSB), PhD Degree Holder in Shariah Board (PHD), Shariah members who sit on Others’ Shariah Board (OSSB), Board Size (BOARD), CEO Duality (CEOD), Bank Size (BS), Net Interest Margin (NIM), Overhead Ratio (OH), Cost to Income Ratio (CI) and Interbank Ratio (IB). In addition, unbalanced panel data is adopted in this study and data collection is on annual basis from the year 2009 to 2018 (10 years). The data collected through annual reports and BankFocus. Our samples are made up of 206 Islamic banks from different countries. However, we have 369 observations for our result which is filtered out by the Stata software. The findings of this study showed that exogenous variables like SSB, PHD, CEOD, BS, OH and NIM have a significant relationship with the Islamic banks’ risk-taking behaviour.

    Item Type: Final Year Project / Dissertation / Thesis (Final Year Project)
    Subjects: H Social Sciences > HG Finance
    Divisions: Faculty of Business and Finance > Bachelor of Finance (Hons)
    Depositing User: ML Main Library
    Date Deposited: 10 Mar 2021 20:20
    Last Modified: 10 Mar 2021 20:21
    URI: http://eprints.utar.edu.my/id/eprint/4012

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