Performance of Islamic Banks in Bangladesh and Pakistan: A Comparative Analysis

Md Amzad Hossain, Md Maruf Ullah, Md Abu Sina

Abstract


Islamic banking system is a unique banking system which has gained its popularity in all states of the world. Bangladesh and Pakistan is not only the countries of Asian region but also once upon a time (before 1971) these two countries were in one state. Islamic banking system was introduced in Bangladesh and Pakistan in 1983 and 2002, respectively. The study is attempted to compare the financial performance between Bangladeshi and Pakistani Islamic banks over the period of 2009-2013. Four hypotheses were developed in regards of profitability, liquidity, credit risk, and capital adequacy. The study found a significant difference in profitability, credit risk, and capital adequacy between Bangladeshi Islamic banks and Pakistani Islamic banks.

Aus. J. Isla. Finan. & Busi. Vol 3(1), April 2017, P 1-6


Keywords


Profitability; Islamic Banks; Bangladesh; Pakistan

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