Sector specific impact: Focusing on finance index and industrial product index in Malaysia / Farah Nadhirah Sulaiman

Sulaiman, Farah Nadhirah (2019) Sector specific impact: Focusing on finance index and industrial product index in Malaysia / Farah Nadhirah Sulaiman. [Student Project] (Unpublished)


The relationships between macroeconomic factors and the movement of sectorial indices of countries have been well recognized in the previous literature over the last several years. In Malaysia, Finance Sectors (Services) and Industrial Product Sectors is the major contributor towards Malaysia's GDP. This study aims to focus on analyzing the relationship between factors that could affect the Finance Sector and Industrial Product Sector proxies by their indices between year of 1996 until 2017 in order to provide a better understanding on the interactions and relationship between sector and economic activities by estimating the macroeconomic variables namely Money Supply, Exchange Rate, Interest Rate and Inflation Rate towards focused sectors. The sample data taken for the period between 1996 until 2017 and the data is computed using Multiple Regression Model. Expected findings indicate that all variables show a significance relationship with the focused indices.As for Model l , Exchange Rate and Inflation Rate shows a significant and negative relationship with Finance Index in Bursa Malaysia. Meanwhile, Money Supply and Interest Rate is having a positive relationship with Finance Index. As for Model 2, Money Supply and Inflation Rate is having a positive and significant towards Industrial Product Index while Interest Rate is negatively and significant with Industrial Product Index in Bursa Malaysia. All data is collected in a monthly basis.


Item Type: Student Project
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Sulaiman, Farah Nadhirah2016577453
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Subjects: H Social Sciences > HG Finance
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Johor > Segamat Campus > Faculty of Business and Management
Programme: Bachelor of Business Administration (Investment Management)
Item ID: 31461
Uncontrolled Keywords: Finance index, Industrial product, Macroeconomic, UiTM Cawangan Johor


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