Ghosh, Saibal (2012): Foreign banks in India: liabilities or assets? Published in: Economic Papers , Vol. 31, No. 2 (June 2012): pp. 225-243.
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Using data on Indian banks for 1996-2007, the article examines the impact of foreign banks on the domestic banking sector. The analysis suggests that foreign bank penetration improves profitability and asset quality, although it dampens spreads. The results are robust to alternate measures of foreign bank presence. In addition, foreign banks appear to impact the maturity of credit portfolio of domestic banks. Finally, the results also support the fact that foreign banks typically charge lower interest rates as compared to domestic banks.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Foreign banks in India: liabilities or assets?|
|Keywords:||foreign banks; non-performing loans; credit allocation; interest rates; India|
|Subjects:||G - Financial Economics > G2 - Financial Institutions and Services > G21 - Banks ; Depository Institutions ; Micro Finance Institutions ; Mortgages|
|Depositing User:||Saibal Ghosh|
|Date Deposited:||03. Jul 2012 12:59|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 18:05|
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