Disclosure Level and Cost Equity : A Theoretical Framework

Mohd Waliuddin, Mohd Razali (2019) Disclosure Level and Cost Equity : A Theoretical Framework. UNIMAS Review of Accounting and Finance, 2 (1). pp. 65-76. ISSN 2590-3543

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Abstract

Nowadays the users of financial reports are more demanding and requesting better information of a company’s performance. With the sophistication in the business environment, disclosure is becoming more important to business communities. The impact of information disclosure in the annual reports to the cost of equity capital is of significant interest to managers. This paper review literatures from many theoretical papers and empirical studies the effect information disclosure on cost equity capital. Many theories being discuss in this paper such as agency cost theory, signaling theory, capital markets transaction hypothesis, and positive accounting theory. Many empirical studies proved that disclosure reduce cost equity capital by reducing the information asymmetry and increasing the companies’ liquidity.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: disclosure, cost equity, liquidity, agency cost, capital market, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HG Finance
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Economics and Business
Depositing User: Mohd Razali
Date Deposited: 27 Dec 2019 00:09
Last Modified: 20 Apr 2021 23:48
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/28487

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