Ghosh, Saibal and Narain, Aditya and Kannan, R (2001): Determinants of net interest margin under regulatory requirements: an econometric study. Published in: Economic and Political Weekly (January 2001): pp. 337-344.
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Using data for the period 1995-96 to 1999-2000, this paper seeks to identify the factors influencing spreads of Scheduled Commercial Banks in India. Among the explanatory variables, we incorporate, in addition to the standard set of variables, regulatory requirement variables. Our analysis reveals that (i) size does not necessarily correlate with higher spread, and (ii) higher fee income enables banks to tolerate lower spreads. With regard to regulatory requirement variables, it is found that (i) capital plays an important role in affecting spreads of public sector banks, and (ii) non-performing assets is uniformly important across all bank groups in influencing spreads.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Determinants of net interest margin under regulatory requirements: an econometric study|
|Keywords:||Net interest margin; regulatory requirements; banking; India|
|Subjects:||C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C2 - Single Equation Models ; Single Variables > C23 - Panel Data Models ; Spatio-temporal Models
G - Financial Economics > G2 - Financial Institutions and Services > G21 - Banks ; Depository Institutions ; Micro Finance Institutions ; Mortgages
|Depositing User:||Saibal Ghosh|
|Date Deposited:||11. Sep 2011 19:30|
|Last Modified:||23. Apr 2015 23:10|
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