An Analytical Study of Determinants of Non-Performing Loans: Evidence from Non-Bank Financial Institutions (NBFIs) of Bangladesh

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  • Apel Mahmood Rifat Lecturer, Green Business School, Green University of Bangladesh (GUB), Dhaka

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/jbt.v11i1.34242

Keywords:

Non-Performing Loan, Non-Bank Financial Institutions, Macroeconomic variables, Panel dataset

Abstract

The main focus of this study is to analyze the determinants of non-performing loan (NPL) in Non-Bank Financial Institution (NBFI) sector in Bangladesh. Both macroeconomic and firm-specific variables are tested to determine the impact on classified loan ratio. A panel data-set consisting of seven NBFI with a time-span of 12 years (2003-2014) is analyzed for this purpose. Among macroeconomic variables, GDP growth rate, inflation rate and broad money in GDP are used. To capture management ability, firm-specific variables like, loan growth, loan to asset ratio, return on asset and relative size of firm were included in the study. Results show that firm-specific factors were more significant for non-performing loan of the NBFIs. Among macroeconomic variables, money supply was found to have significant impact

Journal of Business and Technology (Dhaka) Vol.11(1-2) 2016; 55-67

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2017-10-09

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Rifat, A. M. (2017). An Analytical Study of Determinants of Non-Performing Loans: Evidence from Non-Bank Financial Institutions (NBFIs) of Bangladesh. Journal of Business and Technology (Dhaka), 11(1), 55–67. https://doi.org/10.3329/jbt.v11i1.34242

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