Asian Finance Research Journal (AFRJ) is an official publication of the Society of Asian Management Research (SAMR), Lahore Business School, The University of Lahore. It is a scholarly journal that publishes research on the practices in accounting, finance, and economics. We welcome both theoretical and empirical contributions from researchers and practitioners in accounting, finance, and economics from all over the world. All the submissions must meet the highest standards of research by adhering to the journal's submission guidelines and be of broad interest to the community of accounting, finance, and economics. The contribution of papers to the existing body of knowledge is assessed before deciding on accepting a manuscript for publication.