The impact of Asian financial crisis on bank performance: empirical evidence from Thailand and Malaysia

Fadzlan Sufian and Muzafar Shah Habibullah
Savings and Development Vol. 33(2009), No. 2, pp. 153-181

By using bank level data this paper examines how bank specific characteristics and the macroeconomic environment affects the profitability of the Thailand and Malaysian banking sectors over the period 1992-2003. All the variables are significant [...]

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The role of bank lending in the monetary transmission process of a developing economy: evidence from Malaysia

Salina H. Kassim and M. Shabri Abd. Majid
Savings and Development Vol. 32(2008), No. 4, pp. 301-319

This study attempts to provide empirical evidence on the importance of bank loan in channelling monetary policy effects to the real economy. Based on the Malaysian data, the study focuses on a sample period spanning from January 1989 to December [...]

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Macroeconomic variables and stock returns in Malaysia: an application of the ARDL bound testing approach

Rosylin Mohd. Yusof and M. Shabri Abd. Majid
Savings and Development Vol. 31(2007), No. 4, pp. 449-469

The study seeks to explore the extent to which macroeconomic variables affect the stock market behavior in the emerging market of Malaysia in the post 1997 financial crisis period, using the latest time series econometrics technique to test for [...]

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