Loan Loss Provision Practices in Hong Kong Banking System during 2005-2011

Ding, Huifei (2012) Loan Loss Provision Practices in Hong Kong Banking System during 2005-2011. [Dissertation (University of Nottingham only)] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

The aim of this dissertation is to investigate the Hong Kong banking system’s loan loss provisioning behaviour from 2005 to 2011. This research was based on a review of relevant literature and an empirical research undertake by a quantitative analysis through GMM estimation. The findings show that the Hong Kong banks’ loan loss provisions are strongly affected by the business cycle, show a procyclical trend. This suggests that when the business cycle falls, the Hong Kong banks becoming increased riskiness. In addition, there have no sign could support Hong Kong banks using loan loss provisions to smooth earnings.

Key words: loan loss provisions, procyclical, business cycle, earnings smoothing

Item Type: Dissertation (University of Nottingham only)
Depositing User: EP, Services
Date Deposited: 08 Apr 2013 13:42
Last Modified: 14 Sep 2016 08:33
URI: http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/26004

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