Research Papers/Topics in Banking And Finance

ASSESSMENT OF COMPLIANCE WITH INTERNAL CONTROL MECHANISM BY MICROFINANCE BANKS IN THE NORTH CENTRAL STATES OF NIGERIA

ABSTRACT   The study is aimed at the assessment of compliance with internal control mechanism by Microfinance Banks in the North Central States of Nigeria.  Data were collected through the use of structured questionnaire which contained 45 items. Descriptive statistics, mean, standard deviation and t-test were used for data analysis.  Simple random sampling was used to select three states (Benue, Nasarawa and Plateau) and Abuja out of the six states in the...

Stock Price Movements and the Value of Firms in Nigeria: Theoretical and Empirical Realities

This study investigates Stock Price Movements and the Value of firms in Nigeria using secondary data research design and pooled data study approach. Five firms were selected for the study between 2005 and 2015. Data were analysed using Ordinary Least Square (OLS) regression technique. Variables used were Shareholders’ Fund (dependent variable), Earnings Per Share, Dividend Per Share, and Return on Shareholders’ Funds. EPS shows a positive and significant relationship at Mobil Oil Nig Plc;...

Investment Portfolio of Banks and Economic Growth in Nigeria

 In this study, the relationship between investment portfolio of banks and economic growth in Nigeria was examined. The work was designed to find out the structure and trend of bank investment portfolio in Nigeria and to establish the relationship between gross domestic product, unemployment rate, per capita income and bank investments in treasury bills, bonds and shares in Nigeria from 1985 to 2015. The desk research design was used and secondary data obtained from the Central Bank of N...

Capital Market Performance and Economic Growth in Nigeria

 This study examines the causal relationship between stock market performance and economic growth in Nigeria for the period 1987 -2014, using annual secondary data. Economic growth is proxied by gross domestic product (GDP) while capital market performance is measured by market capitalization, total new issues, volume of transaction and listed equities. The objective is to empirically analyze, using link between capital market performance and economic growth (i.e. whether stock market pe...

THE IMPACT OF TREASURY SINGLE ACCOUNT ON BANKING SECTOR FOR ECONOMIC GROWTH

ABSTRACT  Over  years, Nigeria’s  public  funds  have not been properly  accounted for. This has drastically increased the cost of governance. There is no gain saying the fact that,  the  cost  of  governance  in  Nigeria  is  too  high  and  has  in  no  small  way hindered  the  Nation’s  development  both  human  and  infrastructural.  It&n...

The effect of some macroeconomic variables on stock market price

The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of some macroeconomic variables on stock market price in Ghana. The study employed yearly data spanning the period of January 1990 to December 2016. Unit root test was performed using Augmented Dickey-Fuller Test (ADF) and Philips-Perron test (PP), Cointegration was also applied. The macroeconomic variables considered were Gross Domestic Product (GDP), Exchange Rate (EXR), Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), Money Supply (M2) and Inflation...

Marketing of Financial Services

  Abstract Marketing as associated to banking is to explain a suitable promise to a customer through a variety of products and services and also to confirm operative distribution through satisfaction. The need for marketing of financial services cannot be over emphasized because it is vital, as it has helped firms such as banks and non-banks that engages in operational service delivery to maximize profit. The marketing tactic includes forestalling, classifying, responding an...

EXTERNAL RESERVE POSITION AND ECONOMIC GROWTH:EVIDENCE FROM NIGERIA

This study has examined the impact of external reserve on economic growth between 1986 and 2016 by relying on secondary sources of data.Analysis of the data was done using inferential statistics i.e Ordinary Least Square(OLS) regression.The result of the analysis revealed that each. of the external reserve proxies is a good predictor of economic growth collectively rather than individually because the R2 was as high as 92% while each of them was also positively related to economic growt...

EFFECT OF INTEREST RATE MARGIN ON THE PERFORMANCE OF DEPOSIT MONEY BANKS (DMBs) IN NIGERIA

AbstractThis study examined the effect of interest rate margin on the performance of deposit money banks in Nigeria within the sample period of 1980 to 2016. The general objective was to verify how interest rate margin affects the performance of the deposit money banks. The data for this research work (Profitability Rate, Interest Rate, Monetary Policy Rate, Deposit Rate and Lending Rate (LNDR) was obtained from the CBN Statistical Bulletin (2016) and analyzed using Cointegration, and Error C...

IMPACT OF MICROFINANCE ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF SMALL AND MEDIUM SCALE BUSINESS

The SME sector is strategically positioned to absorb up to 80% of jobs, improve per capita income, increase value addition to raw materials supply, improve export earnings and step up capacity utilisation in key industries. The sector is structured across other key sectors, including Agriculture, Mining and Quarrying, Building and Construction, Manufacturing, Solid Minerals, etc, and thus has strong linkages with the entire range of economic activities in the country. Thus, any situatio...

EXAMINING THE IMPORTANCE OF POLITE LANGUAGE USED BY THE STAFF OF THE CUSTOMER CARE SERVICE UNIT OF A BANK

In a setting like a bank, it is believed that “the customer is always right”. In other words, since the customers are always right, they are to be held in high esteem. That is, they should be treated in a special way. Therefore, language used by the staff in the customer care service unit ought to be polite in nature and its application when relating with customers. Impoliteness on the part of the customer care representative or staff in a bank could lead to loss of customers. If t...

THE EFFECT BANK RECAPITALIZATION ON THE PERFORMANCE OF DEPOSIT MONEY BANKS IN NIGERIA

The review covers effect of bank recapitalization on the performance of deposit money banks in Nigeria which intends to survey the indices that are affected via shareholder’s fund, total assets, and rate of effective and efficient intermediation (surplus cash owners and ultimate borrowers), number of bank branches, level of government involvement and level of employments. Hence must DMBanks seek to attain/ avoid them through certain level of growth, development in their operations...

Internal Audit Efficiency as a Tool for Improving Profitability of a bank

  INTERNAL AUDIT SYSTEM AS A TOOL FOR IMPROVINGPROFITABILITY OF A BANK“A case study of International Commercial Bank South Sudan Ltd”   BY:  JOB  MADUT  NUER MARORIndex no: 11-SMS-085   A Research Project Submitted in a Partial fulfillment for the requirement of the Award of Bachelor Degree of Science in Accounting  DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTINGSCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES UNIVERSITY OF JUBA 2017 ...

A Post-Consolidation Assessment of Profitability in Nigerian Banks

Using stochastic frontier technique, this study examined the changes in the profit efficiency of Nigerian banks after the recapitalization exercise of central bank of Nigeria for the period 2006 to 2008. The results showed that the estimated profit efficiency scores for 2006, 2007 and 2008 for troubled banks were 0.79, 0.89 and 0.94, respectively while corresponding values for healthy banks were 0.47, 0.66 and 0.81. Average efficiency score of all sampled banks were 0.59, ...

A modelling of Ghanas inflation experience- 1960-2003

The study sought to ascertain the key determinants of inflation in Ghana for the past 40 years. Stylized facts about Ghana’s inflation experience indicate that since the country’s exit from the West African Currency Board soon after independence, inflation management has been ineffective despite two decades of vigorous reforms. Using the Johansen cointegration test and an error correction model, the paper identified inflation inertia changes in money and changes in Gov...


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