Aims and Scope

Australian Finance & Banking Review (AFBR) is an international, double-blind peer-reviewed journal for banking & finance academics. AFBR aims to publish high-quality, original academic works that research and analyze issues related to finance and banking. AFBR's goals are to publish the scholarly contributions that will be effectively important and advance both academic's and practitioners' understanding within the spectrum of contemporary and emerging finance and banking issues. Moreover, AFBR encourages academics and researchers to submit manuscripts that will raise a new question or pose old ones in a pathbreaking way and research papers that test theories in specialized ways or document interesting phenomena that are likely to stimulate new research in the discipline of finance and banking.AFBR aims to take the leading role by not only covering the conceptual and empirical side of financial decision-making but also the influences of behavioral attributes of the decision-makers on the structure of the finance and banking system.

The AFBR aims to provide a platform for high-quality research related to finance and banking. The subject areas that are relevant to journal scope include:

  • Financial Innovations
  • Financial Literacy
  • International Finance
  • Behavioral Corporate Finance
  • Stock Market
  • Risk Management
  • Portfolio Analysis
  • Corporate Finance
  • Trading Strategies in Financial/Derivative Markets
  • Anomalies in Financial Markets
  • Mutual and Hedge Funds
  • Financial Management
  • Financial Decision Making
  • Accounting
  • Time Value of Money
  • Pricing Financial Services
  • Segmenting Financial Services Customers
  • Wealth Management
  • Regulations Affecting Financial Services Marketing
  • Segmenting Financial Services Customers
  • Risk Measurement and Asset Pricing
  • Institutional Banking and Finance
  • Islamic Banking
  • Mobile and Online Banking
  • Retail Banking
  • Regulations of Financial Markets Banking
  • Banking Industry Growth
  • Bankruptcy and Banking
  • Interest Rate Banking
  • Foreign Exchange Rate Banking

Section Policies

Articles

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  • Original Articles

Original full-length research papers, clearly state their objective or hypothesis, the experimental design and methods used, the essential features of any interventions, the main outcome measures, the result from the study, and a section placing the results in the context of published literature.

  • Review Articles

Provide a summary of evidence derived from primary studies that have been selected and synthesized according to the author's personal and professional perspective.

  • Case Reports

Report of a single case

  • Short Communications

Report results of a pilot study or preliminary findings from a study. The scope of this section is intended to be wide and to encompass methodology and experimental data on subjects of interest to the readers of the Journal.

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Peer Review Process

We use a double-blind system for peer-review; both reviewers’ and authors’ identities remain anonymous. The paper will be reviewed by at least three experts: two reviewers from outside and one editor from the journal typically involve in reviewing a submission.

Publication Frequency

Continuous Publication.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.