The determinants of profitability of commercial banks in Malaysia / Nur Zaliha Mohd Yamin

Mohd Yamin, Nur Zaliha (2020) The determinants of profitability of commercial banks in Malaysia / Nur Zaliha Mohd Yamin. [Student Project] (Unpublished)


This paper studied the determinant of profitability of the commercial banks in Malaysia variables bankspecific
factors on selected bank profitability in Malaysia during the period 2011-2018. Panel data
which consist of 11 selected banks in Malaysia which is local bank and foreign bank been used in this
study. Bank return on assets (ROA) has been used as an instrument to measure bank profitability. Bank
specific variable that used in this study included capital adequancy (CA), Bank Size (BS) and Liquidity
(LIQ). In order to study about this topic, the researcher obtained secondary data from World Bank,
Mendeley and annual report of each bank. Fixed effect model was chosen to examine the effect of bank
specific factors toward bank profitability. The researchers found that the independents variables have
positive relationship with bank profitability except bank size and capital adequancy..Other than
this,liquidity,capital adequancy,bank size is insignificant to affect the bank profitability while this factor
are critical components in influencing profitability of the commercial bank in Malaysia.


Item Type: Student Project
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Mohd Yamin, Nur Zaliha
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HG Finance > Liquidity
H Social Sciences > HG Finance > Financial management. Business finance. Corporation finance
H Social Sciences > HG Finance > Profits. Corporate profits
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Sabah > Kota Kinabalu Campus > Faculty of Business and Management
Programme: Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) Finance
Keywords: Bank return on assets; Profit; Commercial banks
Date: July 2020
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