AJIBM  Vol.9 No.11 , November 2019
Cash Flow Statement Analysis between Commercial Banks (With Reference to Himalayan Bank Ltd. and Global IME Bank Ltd.)
Abstract: Banks are general means of institutions that deal with money. They provide financial resources for the development of the nation. They collect deposits from the people and lend these resources to people who demand investment. This study aims to evaluate and compare cash flows of selected two commercial banks. It helps to find out sources and uses of cash to analyze cash flow performance of Himalayan Bank and Global IME Bank limited. Cash flow statement is a statement which states the cash inflows and outflows of cash. A statement of cash flow reports cash receipts and payments classified according to the major activities: operating, investing and financing during the period. In this paper, a comparative study has been undertaken between two banks Global IME Bank limited and Himalayan Bank Limited. This study has been carried out with analytical research design to analyze the cash flow of two banks. Secondary data were used in this study. The cash flow from operating, investing and financing activities is fluctuating trend. It is also found that operating cash flow is positive and financing cash flow is negative in most of the years. In comparison, the cash flow of HBL has more consistency than GIBL. Both banks have positive Net cash flow except few years. Because of the conflict and political instability, the banking sector has also been affected. In banking industry, it seems that operating expenses are increasing year by year. Therefore, commercial banks should pay good attention to the minimization of operating expenses as possible.
Cite this paper: Dhakal, L. (2019) Cash Flow Statement Analysis between Commercial Banks (With Reference to Himalayan Bank Ltd. and Global IME Bank Ltd.). American Journal of Industrial and Business Management, 9, 2025-2033. doi: 10.4236/ajibm.2019.911133.

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