International Journal of Finance and Banking Research

Volume 7, Issue 5, October 2021

  • Determinants of Ethiopian Flower Export Performance: The Case of Gravity Model Application

    Fisseha Seyoum

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 5, October 2021
    Pages: 101-110
    Received: May 10, 2021
    Accepted: Aug. 18, 2021
    Published: Sep. 23, 2021
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    Abstract: In contemporary economic activities, international trade is evolved from perfect protection to perfect free global trade among countries to bring balanced. International trade in general and export in particular is the most important economic activities to secure economic growth and development. However, sub-Saharan African countries including Ethi... Show More
  • Investigating the Relationship Between Financial Stress Index and MENA Stock Markets Performance

    Hayet Soltani, Mouna Boujelbene Abbes, Abderrahmen Aloulou

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 5, October 2021
    Pages: 111-122
    Received: Jul. 16, 2021
    Accepted: Sep. 15, 2021
    Published: Sep. 27, 2021
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    Abstract: This article assesses the effect of financial stress caused by the great depression, 2008–2009, Oil crises of 2014–2015 accompanied by the sharp fall in the oil prices and the Arab Spring on the co-movements and volatility spillovers of aggregated Financial Stress Indices for eleven MENA countries. It is reveals that the extreme values of the FSIs ... Show More
  • The Nexus Among Non-performing Loans, Lending Rates and Financial Performance of Banks in Ghana

    Amos Ninson, Augustina Sidza, Dominic Ampah

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 5, October 2021
    Pages: 123-132
    Received: Aug. 25, 2021
    Accepted: Sep. 24, 2021
    Published: Oct. 12, 2021
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    Abstract: The main purpose of the study was to examine the relationship among non-performing loans, Commercial Banks’ lending rate and financial performance of Commercial Banks in Ghana. The time series design was used along with the quantitative research approach. Secondary data on the selected variable and some control variables were accessed from the econ... Show More