This study aims to investigate the profitability levels and the effect of some internal variables on these levels for listed commercial banks in Iraqi Stock Exchange. The study adopting Panel Data for sample of 15Banks for 9 years during the period 2002 – 2010. The fixed-effect (within) regression model was used to examine this sample to test the effect of equity, size, liabilities, liquidities, cash flow, investment, credit loans and deposit on the return on equity in the commercial banks in Iraqi context.The study concluded that there is appositive significant relationship between profitability of Iraqi commercial banks and variables of equity, liability, liquidity and investment. Besides that, there was no significant relationship between profitability of Iraqi commercial banks and variables of total assets, cash flow, deposit and credit loans, which means that Iraqi commercial banks don't depend for their profitability on the core of banking business as much as depend on their equity and investment.
Alsaedi, Alaa A. Saleh Dr
"Banks Profitability and the Variables Effect on it Empirical Study on Iraqi Listed Banks at Iraq Stock Exchange,"
Arab Journal of Administration المجلة العربية للإدارة: Vol. 35
, Article 17.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.aaru.edu.jo/aja/vol35/iss1/17