Capital Adequacy and Profitability Relationship for Foreign Deposit Banks in Turkey

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SOSYOEKONOMI, vol.26, no.36, pp.209-224, 2018 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 36
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.17233/sosyoekonomi.2018.02.12
  • Journal Name: SOSYOEKONOMI
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.209-224
  • Keywords: Foreign Banks, Capital Requirements, ARDL, TIME-SERIES, COINTEGRATION
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes


In this study the relationship between profitability and the capital requirements was analysed for the foreign capital deposit banks in Turkey. Although there are many studies in the Turkish banking sector on profitability analysis, the studies on bank groups is limited. In this study the capital requirements and the profitability relationship for the foreign capital banks was analysed with data from 2004-2016 based on ARDL approach. The study concludes that there is a significant and positive relationship between the capital requirements and probability for foreign capital deposit banks in Turkey. Similar results were also found in our previous study on national capital deposit banks for the relationship between capital requirements and profitability.