The impact of economic factors on financial performance in Malaysia

Wong Vui Ken and Saizal Pinjaman (2021) The impact of economic factors on financial performance in Malaysia.

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This research determines the impact of microeconomic, industry-specific, and macroeconomic variables on the financial performance of the economic sector in Malaysia, namely construction, consumer products and services, energy, health care, industrial products and services, plantation, property, technology, telecommunications and media, transportation and logistics, and utilities. The research used panel data analysis for all 11 economic sectors in Bursa Malaysia and covered the period from 2010 to 2019. It is identified that the lagged effect of financial performance has significant impact on financial performance for the overall and 3 specific economic sectors such as consumer products and services, industrial products and services, and property. Microeconomic and macroeconomic variables meanwhile lead to different impacts on economic sectors. The findings benefit various parties such as investors and policymakers. Apart from that, information obtained from the analysis can also be used for future research.

Item Type: Proceedings
Uncontrolled Keywords: Financial performance , Share price , Microeconomic variables , Macroeconomic variables , Panel data analysis
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic history and conditions > HC10-1085 Economic history and conditions
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28-9999 Industries. Land use. Labor > HD72-88 Economic growth, development, planning
Divisions: FACULTY > Faculty of Business, Economics and Accounting
Depositing User: DG MASNIAH AHMAD -
Date Deposited: 01 Apr 2022 14:40
Last Modified: 01 Apr 2022 14:40

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