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THE EFFECT OF FINANCIAL INNOVATIONS ON THE PERFORMANCE OF COMMERCIAL BANKS IN MOMBASA COUNTY, KENYA. FREDRICK OINDE AYIECHA BCOM/019J/2014 A RESEARCH PROPOSAL SUBMITTED IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE AWARD OF THE DEGREE OF BACHELOR OF COMMERCE IN FINANCE, SCHOOL OF BUSINESS, TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF MOMBASA. AUGUST, 2018 1
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DECLARATION This is my original work and has not been presented for a degree in any other University. Signature______________________________________ Date ___________________ Fredrick Oinde Ayiecha. BCOM/019J/2014. This research proposal has been presented for examination with my approval as the university supervisor. Signature________________________________________ Date ___________________ Mr. I. Otiende. Lecturer, school of business. Technical University Of Mombasa. 2
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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The undertaking and completion of this research work was made possible by a number of people, to whom I am profoundly grateful. I am particularly indebted to my supervisor Mr. I. Otiende for his guidance and encouragement in the course of the research. I also thank all my classmates for their presence that offered me the psychological motivation and need to learn. Lastly, I pass special gratitude to my family for both the financial and moral support they provided when I was preparing for this work. 3
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DEDICATION I dedicate this research proposal to Almighty God for the blessings he has accorded to me. To my family for their selfless and continuing love, prayers and support. 4
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ABSTRACT. This study seeks to investigate the effects of financial innovations on the financial performance of commercial banks in Mombasa County. The main problem is that there is an increase in the number of financial innovations, but whether the innovations in the financial sector are the main determinants of financial performance is hard to tell. Despite the significance of financial innovations in financial industry, the effect of innovations in financial performance is still misunderstood. Many researches have been conducted giving mixed results and alternative views from different countries and writers, this study intends to take departure and concentrate on specific financial innovations which lately have been adopted by financial institutions and their effects on financial performance of commercial banks in Mombasa county in Kenya. By the end of this research study, the government of Kenya will be in a position to know which financial innovation to leverage in Mombasa and generally in Kenya so as to grow the financial services sector and enhance financial access and inclusion. The study will also be of important to financial institution on their profitability as well as to scholars who will this for further research. The study will adopt the descriptive study design. The target population of this study will be all the commercial banks in Mombasa county operating during the period of study and the sample size will be 10 commercial banks of all the banks in Mombasa county where managers will be targeted.The study will use primary data which will be collected through self-administered data questionnaires with closed and open-ended questions. Then the data will be analyzed mainly by
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