Credit risk and bank opacity: a comparative study of conventional and Islamic banks
by Ines Khammassi; Kamel Naoui
American J. of Finance and Accounting (AJFA), Vol. 6, No. 1, 2019

Abstract: In this paper, we examine the impact of banking opacity along other bank-specific and macroeconomic factors on credit risk using a regression analysis. We estimate our panel data model using the fixed and random effects method for 72 conventional and Islamic listed banks in the MENA region over the 2005-2015 period. We found that banking opacity has a direct positive effect on the credit risk of conventional banks. On the other hand, banking opacity has no significant impact on the credit risk of Islamic banks.

Online publication date: Wed, 18-Dec-2019

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