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Impact of Liquidity Risk on Firm Specific Factors: A Case of Islamic Banks of Pakistan (Published)

The major objective of the study is to develop a model and to test the relationship among liquidity risk and firm performance through its facets.  The main facets of firm performance in the study are i-e profitability, firm size, leverage, share prices and earnings on assets. The present study mainly attempts to analyses qualitative, quantitative & contextual relationship of liquidity risk in Pakistan. Moreover, liquidity risk is less investigated in Pakistan and mainly regarding Islamic banking sector with respect to current data. Therefore, study is mainly investigated on the fourth pillar of significance i-e contextual significance. While, Islamic banking sector of Pakistan is investigated in current study. And the data is acquired from state bank of Pakistan database and through annual reports of the banks. Though, the study has supported past investigations results. Hence, the study has revealed key findings that will be fruitful for theorists, educationists and research scholars as well.

Keywords: Contextual study, Islamic banking, Leverage, Liquidity risk, Pakistan, Profitability, Return on Assets, bank size


Islamic banking as well as financial institutions should be able to anticipate the needs of the marketplace and also rotate available Islamic financial services prior to conventional products to make sure continual progress and also competitiveness regarding Islamic banking and also financial options. Nonetheless, Islamic bank as well as financial products tended to replicate the typical versions, causing these products dropping worth as well as leading to some distress inside their meaning. Hence, a conceptual research study will be conducted for the growth & development of Islamic financial product from Shariah perspective. Even so, this specific research aims to handle the actual Shariah aspect of Islamic financial product development in addition to focus on the problems developing in the process according to secondary sources. The actual output of this research ought to bring about the actual progression associated with process of Islamic financial product development, in particular in the Shariah aspect, as it is the majority of imperative tool for that Islamic banking institutions in order to meet the increasing concern about profitability, liquidity, asset value, risk management, along with product acceptability. The study aspires to talk about the Fiqh muamalat self-discipline that may offer enough places with regard to creating Islamic products or service development, a place by which Islamic financial institutions should emphasize their means.

Keywords: Islamic banking, Islamic finance, Pakistan, Product development, Shariah analysis


Islamic banking is one of the most developing sectors in Pakistan. This study reveals the relationship between consumer behavior towards bank selection criteria and customer satisfaction. For this purpose, data was collected from a sample of 200 consumers in different Islamic bank in Multan through a structured questionnaire containing 30 questions. SPSS 17 has been used for data analysis. Correlation and regression analysis, ordinary least square (OLS ) method was use to find out relationship among independent variables( religion, high profit &low service charges, influence of friends & family, service quality, responsive attitude of staff ,mass media & bank image) and dependent variable (customer satisfaction). The findings show positive and significant relationship among all variables and customer satisfaction partially mediates the relationship between independent variables and dependent variables. We conclude that customers’ satisfaction is increasing day after day and their commitment is strong with the Islamic banks.

Keywords: Bank selection, Customer Satisfaction, Islamic banking