The Effect of Disclosure and Transparency Criteria In Saudi Banks on The Financial Ratios Indicators

  • Mohammad Kamal Kamel Afaneh
Keywords: : Disclosure and Transparency, Saudi Arabia Banks, Financial Ratio Indicators, Return on Assets, cash flow ratio, / الافصاح والشفافية ، البنوك السعودية ، مؤشرات النسب المالية ، العائد على الموجودات ، نسبة السيولة النقدية ، التدفق النقدي

Abstract

The study aimed to measure the effect of applying the disclosure and transparency standards criteria adopted by the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority on improving performance indicators in the Saudi banking sector, by measuring the extent of the impact of the bank's financial indicators represented by liquidity, profitability and return on assets in Saudi banks by applying the criteria of disclosure and transparency, which is one of the Main principles in the list of governance, which was approved by the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority. The analytical approach was followed to achieve the goal of the study, as the financial statements of Saudi banks were analyzed during a period of 8-year to test four hypotheses related to measuring the presence of statistically significant differences between the performance indicators of banks before and after applying the disclosure and transparency standards imposed on Saudi banks. The results of the research confirmed the existence of an inverse relationship between the bank’s liquidity and the percentage of Saudi banks ’profits. The more liquidity, the lower the profitability level of banks, which indicates that the high liquidity in Saudi banks has led to a low profitability in this time period, and the study recommended that The need to pay attention to the concept of disclosure and transparency among all related parties in Saudi banks, and banks should find a balance between liquidity and profitability

 

Published
2019-12-31
How to Cite
Kamel Afaneh, M. (2019) “The Effect of Disclosure and Transparency Criteria In Saudi Banks on The Financial Ratios Indicators”, Journal of Economics and Administrative Sciences, 25(116), pp. 290-303. doi: 10.33095/jeas.v25i116.1798.
Section
Accounting Researches