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An Analysis Of The Factors Affecting Banks` Cash Demand: A Case Study Of Refah Bank


  • ABBASI Ebrahim

    (Alzahra University, Iran)

  • BAHRAMI Alireza

    (Islamic Azad University, Iran)

  • ZADEH Amir Mohammad

    (University of Tehran, Iran)


The present study is an investigation on each of affective factors in cash demand of Refah Bank in Golestan Province. To this end, daily data of the related branches obtained from 15 months, from March 21, 2010 to June 20, 2011, has been used. The information of July month has also been used to test prediction accuracy. As the results of regression test reveal, current account balance, saving account balance, long-term investment account balance, and account balance of other banks in Refah bank affect cash demand of Refah bank significantly and positively while there is no significant relation between short-term investment account balance, account balance of checks issued by other banks and account balance of sold issued checks and cash demand of Refah bank.

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  • ABBASI Ebrahim & BAHRAMI Alireza & ZADEH Amir Mohammad, 2014. "An Analysis Of The Factors Affecting Banks` Cash Demand: A Case Study Of Refah Bank," Studies in Business and Economics, Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Faculty of Economic Sciences, vol. 9(3), pages 5-20, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:blg:journl:v:9:y:2014:i:3:p:5-20

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