Determinants of savings performance in Malaysia : a study in Islamic banks / Nur Natasya Tamrin

Tamrin, Nur Natasya (2014) Determinants of savings performance in Malaysia : a study in Islamic banks / Nur Natasya Tamrin. [Student Project] (Unpublished)


Malaysia is as one of the committed Muslim countries towards the developing an Islamic banking system. This study investigates the “Determinants of Saving in Malaysia: A Study in Islamic banks”. It focused on the factors that influencing people to make a saving in Islamic banks. There are several objective that had been conducted includes: (i) to assess the determinants of saving in Islamic banks, (ii) to determine the magnitude of the variables in influencing saving in Islamic banks, and (iii) to find out the most significant variables in influencing saving in Islamic banks. This study analyzes the important function of money supply, Islamic deposit rate, consumer price index and gross domestic product. The results highlighted that all of the variables are significant value in determining saving in Islamic banks. With higher Islam is significantly correlated with a higher rate of return and automatically the interest rate in conventional banks will become low. This means, when rate of return that provided by Islamic banks is lower that interest rate that provided by conventional banks, it will make Islamic banks’ depositors transfer their funds to conventional banks. This action finds that the existence of commercial risk between Islamic banks and also conventional banks. The findings of this study have implications on the risk management that experienced by both of the banks.


Item Type: Student Project
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Tamrin, Nur Natasya
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Ahmad, Zuriyati
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory. Demography > Economics
H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions > Income. Income distribution. National income. Including gross national product, gross domestic product, and gross state product
H Social Sciences > HG Finance > Banking > Bank accounts. Bank deposits. Deposit banking
H Social Sciences > HG Finance > Personal finance. Financial literacy
H Social Sciences > HJ Public Finance > Finance, Islamic
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Terengganu > Dungun Campus > Faculty of Business and Management
Programme: Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) Islamic Banking
Keywords: Islamic Banking ; Islamic Banking System ; Islamic Deposit Rate ; Money Supply ; Consumer Price Index
Date: 2 July 2014
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