Capital Structure Management in Nepalese Commercial Bank

International Journal of Economics and Management Studies
© 2019 by SSRG - IJEMS Journal
Volume 6 Issue 7
Year of Publication : 2019
Authors : Ms. Deepali Shrestha
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Ms. Deepali Shrestha, "Capital Structure Management in Nepalese Commercial Bank," SSRG International Journal of Economics and Management Studies, vol. 6,  no. 7, pp. 111-115, 2019. Crossref,


This study entitled,” Capital Structure Management of Commercial Banks of Nepal” has been conducted to examine the determinants of capital structureof Nepalese commercial banks. Nine commercial banks have been selected for the study based on availability of data. This study has been conducted with the secondary data obtained from the financial statements, annual publications of NRB and even from the official website of respective banks for period 2009-2017. Six independent variables- size, business risk, profitability, growth, liquidity and asset tangibility have been included. To determine the variables, previous studies particularly of Baral(2004), Singh & Tandon(2012) and Basnet (2015) have been consulted. A descriptive research design has been adopted for the study. Different descriptive statistical measures such as minimum, maximum, percentage, average, standard deviation and coefficient of variation have been used to analyze. A multiple regression model has been applied for analyzing the data.The researcher has been able to draw the conclusion that these factors size of the bank, profitability, liquidity, business risk and growth are statistically significant determinants of the commercial banks.


Capital structure, commercial banks, secondary data, descriptive and inferential analysis.


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