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Vol 5 No 1 (2021)

General Information of AFBR
ISSN: 2576-1196 (Print)
ISSN: 2576-120X (Online)
Publisher: CRIBFB
Management Office: 8700, Broadway St., Houston, TX-77061, USA

Published: 2021-02-28

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Aims & Scope

Australian Finance & Banking Review (AFBR) is a 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 in Asia, including Central Asia, East Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia, and the Middle East/Africa, and other regions like the Americas, Europe, etc. The journal is published quarterly (March, June, September and December) in online version. The journal accepts article submissions Online Submission or by e-mail (

AFBR's goals are to publish the scholarly contributions that will be effectively important and advance both academics 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 an old one 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 behavioural 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
  • Behavioural 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
  • Lending Loan Banking etc.

Australian Finance & Banking Review currently has an acceptance rate of 30%. The average time between submission and final decision is 30 days and the average time between acceptance and publication is 30 days.

AFBR welcomes high-quality original research papers, survey papers, review papers, tutorials, technical notes as well as discussion papers. 

To support this open access journal, we have an honorary charge of USD 100 for the publication of an accepted manuscript.



The publisher and journal have a policy of “Zero Tolerance on Plagiarism”. We check the plagiarism issue through two methods: reviewer check and plagiarism prevention tool (

All submissions will be checked by Turnitin before being sent to reviewers.

Keep a Similarity Index <20% and single-source matches are not >2%


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