International Business Management

Year: 2020
Volume: 14
Issue: 5
Page No. 164 - 171

Performance Comparison of Islamic and Conventional Banks: Empirical Evidence from Syria

Authors : Khaled Nour Aldeen, Syed Alamdar Ali Shah, Ziad Mhmmd Wafik al Agawany, Sri Herianingrum and Raditya Sukmana

Abstract: The purpose of this researchis to compare critically the performance of Islamic and conventional banks in Syria. Moreover, explore the impact of capital adequacy, liquidity, efficiency and risk management on assets performance. This study analyzed private banking sector in Syria over the period 2011-2017. We used paired sample t-test, correlation and multiple regression to meet our objectives. The results suggest that Islamic banks were better in term of capital adequacy, efficiency, risk management and liquidity. While conventional banks better in terms of profitability. This study is a pioneering attempt for analyzing banking sector in Syria, therefore, has significance for academicians, researchers and policymakers in planning works for future directions.

How to cite this article:

Khaled Nour Aldeen, Syed Alamdar Ali Shah, Ziad Mhmmd Wafik al Agawany, Sri Herianingrum and Raditya Sukmana, 2020. Performance Comparison of Islamic and Conventional Banks: Empirical Evidence from Syria. International Business Management, 14: 164-171.

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