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Stability of the Participation Banking Sector Against the Economic Crisis in Turkey


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  • Metin AKTAS

    (Department of Business Administration, Faculty of Economics and Business, Nigde University, Turkey.)

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    The purpose of this article is to analyze whether participating banking sector is more stable than conventional banking sector during the global economic crisis. The main point is that which banking system are financially less affected from the global economic crisis. For this anlysis, we have used trend analysis method for 2006-2011 on yearly basis. In this study, yearly financial ratios of conventional and participating banking sectors were utilized. Financial ratios can be sorted as profitability, liquidity, risknesss and asset quality ratios. Results of the study show that participating banking sector is more stable than conventional banking sector in terms of profitability, riskiness and liquidity during the analysis term which includes 2008 global economic crisis. In addition, both sectors are almost similiar and stable in terms of asset quality.

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    Article provided by Econjournals in its journal International Journal of Economics and Financial Issues.

    Volume (Year): 3 (2013)
    Issue (Month): 1 ()
    Pages: 180-190

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    Handle: RePEc:eco:journ1:2013-01-18

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    Keywords: Participation banks; conventional banks; economic crisis; stability;

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    1. Dr. Waheed Akhter & Ali Raza & Orangzab & Muhammad Akram, 2011. "Efficiency and Performance of Islamic Banking: The Case of Pakistan," Far East Journal of Psychology and Business, Far East Research Centre, Far East Research Centre, vol. 2(4), pages 54-70, February.
    2. Beck, Thorsten & Demirgüç-Kunt, Asli & Merrouche, Ouarda, 2013. "Islamic vs. conventional banking: Business model, efficiency and stability," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 37(2), pages 433-447.
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