SAJMS - South Asian Journal of Management Sciences

The Determinants of Bank Stock Prices: A Panel Approach

Research Article

The current study used panel data to empirically analyze the determinants of stock prices and for that monthly closing stock prices of eight main banks of Pakistan were taken for the period from January 2005 till December 2013. Various unit root and cointegration techniques were employed for analysis besides Granger Causality. The results indicated increase in share prices in response [...]

The Relationship between Implied Cost of Equity and Corporate Life Cycle Stages

Research Article

This study develops and tests the hypothesis that the implied cost of equity declines as a firm passes through the growth, maturity, and stagnant stages of its life. We use the methodology of Anthony and Ramesh (1992) for identifying corporate life cycle stages. Three different models are used to calculate the implied cost of equity: the Easton (2004) model, the [...]

Forecasting Uncertainty and Risk of Financial Development in Pakistan: Fan Chart Approach

Research Article

This study is conducted to forecast the components of financial development of Pakistan for the period of 2016 to 2025. These components include M2, DCP, DCPB, and MC. Originally, 36 years' time series data taken from 1980 to 2015. The present study is very much different in that it uses a newly developed technique that is Fan chart. It is [...]