Predicting Islamic banks performance through CAMELS rating model


This paper analyzes the performance of Islamic banks operating in Pakistan according to their financial results of the year 2015. CAMELS rating model is applied in this research. This model is based on certain financial ratios which are excerpt from values in the financial statements of banks. The authors conduct the research under the umbrella of quantitative paradigm. The authors found that 2 of the Islamic banks are showing satisfactory results, while others are on fair position. There is a need to develop financial markets for treasury operations for these banks. Results help in development of growth strategy for Islamic banks in Pakistan, as well as they might be useful to create a fair snapshot for regulators to develop growth strategy for this stream of banking.

Keywords: Islamic banking, performance, growth analysis, CAMELS.
JEL Classification: G02, G21, G32

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