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The empirical study on investors' views of financial reporting with special reference to listed companies in Sri Lanka

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dc.contributor.author Sampath, K.D.S
dc.date.accessioned 2015-09-25T04:51:48Z
dc.date.available 2015-09-25T04:51:48Z
dc.date.issued 2013
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/713
dc.description Degree of Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) en_US
dc.description.abstract Investors invest in firms with more concise, readable and transparent financial disclosures. This study contributes to the literature by providing evidence suggesting that both the form and content of financial disclosures which influence investors' Investment decisions. The purpose of this paper is to empirically examine the Investors' views of financial reporting with special reference to listed companies in Sri Lanka. Since limited studies exist that examine financial reporting practices in emerging markets, little is known about the investors' perceptions of company financial reporting practices. This paper contributes to filling this gap by examining the views of investors on the level of satisfaction of corporate financial reports in Sri Lanka. The researcher will analyze the questionnaires mainly using the SPSS package and descriptive statistics. In the chapter the researcher will analyze 34 questions according to the objectives of the research. According to the analyzed data the researcher finally can be concluded financial reporting practices of listed companies in Sri Lanka. According to the descriptive statistics were provided by SPSS software package, the mean value of results was 139.46 and it says that financial reporting practices of listed companies are in the favorable position. At the same time according to the analytical results of survey data, significant value (Sig. p value) for each dimension is .000 and it is less than 0.05 (P=.000 < 0.05). Therefore the null hypothesis (H0) was rejected and the Alternative hypothesis (Hi) was accepted. So researcher concluded that the listed companies in Sri Lanka have provided sufficient and appropriate information that meet the information expectations of investors. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Faculty of Management and Commerce SEUSL en_US
dc.subject Management (Financial reporting, corporate financial reports( en_US
dc.title The empirical study on investors' views of financial reporting with special reference to listed companies in Sri Lanka en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US


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