Aims and Scope

Asian Finance & Banking Review (AFBR) is a double-blind peer-reviewed journal devoted to contemporary finance and banking issues in Asia, including Central Asia, East Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia, and the Middle East. The aims and scope of AFBR include the fields in finance & banking such as 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, and business, etc. The initiative is the result of close cooperation between "CRIBFB" and "Asian Finance & Banking Society [Affiliated Societies]".

Publication Schedule

AFBR strives to keep a continuous publication schedule so that articles are published online as soon as they are ready and as quickly as possible, as often as a daily publication that has published 1 volume and 1 issue yearly since 2021.

Section Policies



  • 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.

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  • 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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