Vol. 9 No. 1 (2021): Business & Management Studies: An International Journal

Impact of corporate insider on insider trading: Evidence from Pakistan stock exchange

Bismah Rao
Iqra University

Published 2021-03-25


  • İçeriden Öğrenenler, İçeriden Öğrenenlerin Ticareti, Yönetim Kurulu Sahipliği
  • Corporate Insiders, Insider Trading, Director’s Ownership

How to Cite

Rao, B. (2021). Impact of corporate insider on insider trading: Evidence from Pakistan stock exchange. Business & Management Studies: An International Journal, 9(1), 295-306. https://doi.org/10.15295/bmij.v9i1.1789


The purpose of this study is to investigate the impact of a corporate insider on insider trading in Pakistan. For this purpose, 30 top firms will be extracted from 540 Listed Firms on Pakistan Stock Exchange, and their data from the last five years will be used in this study. This research will measure the variables by the method of Logit Regression Analysis. The result shows that Directors’ ownership has optimistic and Audit firms hurt insider trading, whereas the remaining four variables had no impact on insider trading. This research is just limited to Pakistan’s listed firms with limited variables and restricted sample size.


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