Journal of Business and Finance

Journal of Business and Finance is an open-access, peer-reviewed international journal devoted to providing opportunities for original as well as extended versions of published researches. Journal would have a strong contribution in the field of business, finance and its related interface. The interface is mainly dedicated to Financial Institutions, Corporate Governance, Financial Markets, International Business, International Finance, Derivatives, E-Business, Financial Reporting, Alternative Investment, Asset Pricing, Banking Efficiency, Banking Regulation, Bank Solvency and Capital Structure, Commodity and Energy Markets, Credit Rating, Derivative Pricing and Hedging, Empirical Finance, Financial Applications of Decision Theory or Game Theory, Financial Applications of Simulation or Numerical Methods, Financial Economics, Financial Engineering, Financial Forecasting, Financial Risk Management and Analysis, Portfolio Optimization and Trading, Regulation of Financial Markets and Institutions, Stochastic Models for Asset and Instrument Prices, Systemic Risk, Corporate Finance, Portfolio and Security Analysis, Fixed Income Securities, Investments, Real Estate Finance and all other relevant areas.

Journal provides facility to its members and readers to get updated according to advancements in new publications through e-mail services. It is aimed for research enhancement by providing free access to literature in international markets. All original research articles published by Journal of Business Finance are made freely and permanently accessible online immediately upon publication. EScience Press supports the Bethesda Statement on Open Access Publishing.

Journal of Business and Finance

Vol 3, No 1 (2017): J. Bus. Financ.

Table of Contents


Mohamed Kargbo, Mnaranara E. Theresia, Ebrahim Almekhlafi, Alimamy A. Kargbo
Reza Habibi
Taiwo A. Muritala, Muftau A. Ijaiya, Damilola S. Adeniran
Eatessam J. Al-shakrchy
Haitham A. Al-janabi