Investment Determinants in Governmental Securities by Banks

  • Kenneth Alpha Egesa
  • Bruno Max Ocaya
  • Leonard Kiboijana Atuhaire
Keywords: commercial banks, government debt securities


This study analyzed the determinants of investments in securities by banks using the generalized method of moments regression technique. The results showed significant effects of continuous partial adjustments in the government securities held, capitalization, loan performance and bank size. To ensure continued demand for Government securities by banks, regulatory measures aimed at safeguarding capital adequacy and promoting competition in the banking sector are recommended.


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How to Cite
Egesa , K. A., Ocaya , B. M., & Atuhaire , L. K. (2019). Investment Determinants in Governmental Securities by Banks. International Journal of Social Sciences: Current and Future Research Trends, 1(1), 81-95. Retrieved from