Cash Management: A Key Driver of Performance for Conventional Banks in Pakistan

Ali Raza (1) , Hani Na’el Al- Abdallat (2) , Ahsan-ul-Haq Shaikh (3)
(1) Near East University , Pakistan
(2) EDAMA Consulting Group, Jordon , Jordan
(3) University of Sindh , Kenya

Abstract

This research examines the critical influence of cash management on the financial efficacy of the conventional banking sector in Pakistan. This study represents the initial attempt to assess the influence of liquidity, debt ratio, and bank size on return on assets among five conventional banks in Pakistan. Information was obtained from audited annual reports from publicly traded banks that span from 2017 to 2021. The results indicate a significant positive correlation between liquidity and return on assets (ROA). Additionally, a significant negative association between debt ratio and ROA is examined. Furthermore, the study reveals that the size of banks exhibits a significant negative relationship with ROA. The study will provide valuable insights for financial managers, portfolio analysts, treasurers, and controllers on the practical implementation of contemporary cash management strategies.

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Authors

Ali Raza
Hani Na’el Al- Abdallat
Ahsan-ul-Haq Shaikh
ahsan.shaikh@usindh.edu.pk (Primary Contact)
Raza, A., Al- Abdallat , H. N., & Shaikh, A.- ul-H. (2023). Cash Management: A Key Driver of Performance for Conventional Banks in Pakistan. ECONOMÍA CHILENA, 26(1), 32–44. https://doi.org/10.36923/economa.v26i1.225

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