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Identifying Financial & Operating Issues and Measuring Systematic & Unsystematic Risks:A Study of Indian Banking Sector


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The Indian banking sector has acted as a crucial determinant in shaping the current Indian economy. The research paper attempts to identify certain financial and operating issues prevailing in the Indian banking sector. These issues include rise in cyber-attacks, money laundering cases, non-performing assets of public sector banks, inability to implement Basel III due to weak capital position, and challenges in financial inclusion along with low profitability of public sector banks about their massive asset base. The research paper also measures the volatility, risk (comprising systematic and unsystematic) associated with 10 banks that are constituents of the S&P BSE banking index (BANKEX) based on their daily returns.

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Banking, Beta, Issues, Risk, Systematic Risk, Unsystematic Risk, Volatility.
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Shukrant Jagotra
School of Management Studies, Punjabi University, Patiala, Punjab, India

Abstract


The Indian banking sector has acted as a crucial determinant in shaping the current Indian economy. The research paper attempts to identify certain financial and operating issues prevailing in the Indian banking sector. These issues include rise in cyber-attacks, money laundering cases, non-performing assets of public sector banks, inability to implement Basel III due to weak capital position, and challenges in financial inclusion along with low profitability of public sector banks about their massive asset base. The research paper also measures the volatility, risk (comprising systematic and unsystematic) associated with 10 banks that are constituents of the S&P BSE banking index (BANKEX) based on their daily returns.

Keywords


Banking, Beta, Issues, Risk, Systematic Risk, Unsystematic Risk, Volatility.

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