International Journal of Finance and Policy Analysis (IJFPA) aims to publish high quality papers that are of interest to academicians and practitioners. IJFPA is peer-reviewed and publishes both applied and theoretical papers bi-annually. The journal only considers original manuscripts for publication. IJFPA welcomes contributions in the areas of corporate finance, investments, corporate governance, international finance, financial markets & institutions, credit analysis, financial planning, financial risk management, behavioural finance, financial services management, capital structure, international financial market linkages, portfolio management, financial analysis, financial market regulations, and international banking. Other papers that might be of interest to the readership will be considered for publication. The readership of IJFPA includes academics, professionals, scholars, practitioners, and policy analysts.