alexa Affect of Leverage on Risk and Stock Returns: Evidence from Pakistani Companies
Social & Political Sciences

Social & Political Sciences

Journal of Civil & Legal Sciences

Author(s): Afkar Majeed Bhatti, Kamran Majeed, IjazurRehman, Waqas Anwar Khan

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This paper aims to investigate Affect of leverage on stock returns and systematic risk in the corporate sector of Pakistan. This study determines the relation between leverage and systematic risk. The data was collected from eight industries that are Cotton, Engineering, Chemicals, Sugar & Allied, Cement, Fuel & Energy & transport & Communications. We find out that high level of leverage creating a high level of systematic risk, leading to high volatility in the stock prices.

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This article was published in  International Research Journal of Finance and Economics and referenced in Journal of Civil & Legal Sciences

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