The Study on Factors That Influencing Banks’ Non-Performing Loans in Malaysia
Yamunah Vaicondam1, Sanil S Hishan2, Tang Pik Shan3
1Yamunah Vaicondam, Faculty of Business, Accounting &Management, Segi University, Malaysia.
2Sanil S Hishan, Azman Hashim International Business School (AHIBS), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia.
3Tang Pik Shan, Faculty of Business, Accounting &Management, Segi University, Malaysia.
Manuscript received on 02 September 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 12 September 2019 | Manuscript Published on 23 September 2019 | PP: 1289-1297 | Volume-8 Issue-5C, May 2019 | Retrieval Number: :E11830585C19/19©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijeat.E1183.0585C19
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Abstract: The financial institution has played an important role to ensures macroeconomic stability in various economic sector. The effective and efficient performance in banking sector has contributed as an indicator of financial stability in any country. Non-performing advances have turned into the primary worry in research the factors that affecting the expansion of banks’ non-performing advances in Malaysia. The main objective of the study is to study the factors that influence the bank’s non-performing loans (credits) in Malaysia. The three main factors studied are inflation, unemployment and interest rate. The secondary data from the Bank Negara Malaysia and CEIC Data. All the banks in Malaysia was included for the study. The time period was for ten years between the year 2009 – 2018. The results generated show consistency with the empirical studies and some contrary with the theories and finding of other researcher as well. The findings have shown the factors such as inflation, unemployment and interest rate has an influence in increasing the non-performing loans.
Keywords: Inflation, Unemployment, Interest Rate, Non-Performing Loans.
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