Logit Regression Approach to Rating Banks Using Financial Ratios: A Study of Gulf Cooperation Council Banks

Sree Rama Murthy Y

Abstract


Using seven ratios representing seven facets of bank financial management practices this paper rates and ranks the 68 commercial banks operating in Gulf Cooperation Council countries. Banks falling in the top quartile are rated higher than those in the next quartile. Logit regression technique is used to identify financial management practices of those banks which managed to remain in the top quartile both before and after the 2008 financial crisis.

Full Text: PDF DOI: 10.5430/ijfr.v4n4p107

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International Journal of Financial Research
ISSN 1923-4023(Print) ISSN 1923-4031(Online)

 

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