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Vol 5 No 1 (2021): Asian Finance & Banking Review [In Progress]

General Information of AFBR
ISSN: 2576-1161 (Print)
ISSN: 2576-1188 (Online)
Publisher: CRIBFB
Management Office: 8700, Broadway St., Houston, TX-77061, USA

Published: 2021-05-31
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Aims & Scope

Asian Finance & Banking Review (AFBR) is a double-blind peer-reviewed journal that is devoted to contemporary issues of finance, banking, economics, and business in Asia, including Central Asia, East Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia, and the Middle East. The subject areas include, but are not limited to the following fields:

  • Finance
  • Banking
  • Financial Markets
  • Financial Institutions
  • Online Banking
  • Offshore Banking
  • Investment Banking
  • Merchant Banking
  • Central Banking
  • International Banking
  • Rural Banking
  • A Balance of Payment
  • Portfolio Management
  • Foreign Exchange Management
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Behavioural Finance
  • The efficiency of Stock And Foreign Exchange Markets
  • International Parity Conditions
  • Valuation of Securities
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Cost of Capital and Capital Budgeting,
  • Modelling Time-Varying Volatility of Financial Assets
  • Time-Varying Correlations
  • Betas and Copulas
  • Market Microstructure

AFBR currently has an acceptance rate of 30%. The average time between submission and final decision is 15 days and the average time between acceptance and publication is 5 days.

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



2019Q2: Articles Received: 20; Accepted: 3; Rejected: 17; Published: 3; Retracted: 0

2019Q1: Articles Received: 29; Accepted: 5; Rejected: 24; Published: 5; Retracted: 0

2018Q2: Articles Received: 25; Accepted: 5; Rejected: 20; Published: 5; Retracted: 0

2018Q1: Articles Received: 31; Accepted: 5; Rejected: 26; Published: 5; Retracted: 0

2017Q1: Articles Received: 30; Accepted: 5; Rejected: 25; Published: 5; Retracted: 0



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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