What Drives the Banking Performance? Case of Eurasian Economic Union Countries

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Part of the Springer Proceedings in Business and Economics book series (SPBE)


The aim of this study is empirically evaluate the determinants of financial performance of banks in new classification of transition countries—Eurasian Economic Union. We used bank specific variables to see the impacts on profitability of banks in the above mentioned countries. GLS approach employed to do the empirical analysis for the period of 2011–2017. The result showed that there is profitability persistency in the banking market. Risk management, such as, liquidity and credit risk significantly explain the performance of the banks. Many approaches that can be taken by governments, managers and practitioners to improve banking sector in these countries.


Market structure Bank performance Eurasia 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Almaty Management UniversityAlmatyKazakhstan
  2. 2.Institute of Social Sciences, University of Mediterranean KarpasiaLefkoşaCyprus

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