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Investment, Islamic bank and financial design from Malaysian listed firms

Ma’in, Masturah and Mohd Rafien, Nor Shahrina and Che Arshad, Noraziah (2013) Investment, Islamic bank and financial design from Malaysian listed firms. International Journal of Business and Society (IJBS), 14 (3). pp. 480-495. ISSN 1511- 6670

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This paper examines the link between financial design and Islamic bank variables on firm investment.It is aimed to support additional empirical evidence based on previous studies.The firm-level data for Malaysian Shariah listed firms between 2000 and 2010 are used.This paper utilizes the estimation method from generalised method of moments for dynamic panel data, as proposed by Arellano and Bover (1995).The findings show that: first, the investment of Shariah listed firms are positively related to the development of the banking system and the capital market. Second, the cash flow shows a negative impact on investment of firms. Third, the debt asset ratio has a negative impact on firm investment.Fourth, Bai’ Bithaman Ajil and Ijarah financing show a negative effect on investment of firm. Fifth, the zakah variable shows a mixed result on firm investment.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Financial Design; Islamic Bank; Investment; Shariah Firms.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HG Finance
Divisions: Islamic Business School
Depositing User: Mdm. Noraziah Che Arshad
Date Deposited: 21 Oct 2014 00:30
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2016 07:35
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/12314

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