The Influence of Financial Innovations on the Financial Performance of Commercial Banks in Cameroon

  •  ASSOUMOU MENYE Oscar    
  •  Philip SATIA    
  •  TAKEUDO DJOFANG Laurette    


This research paper looks into the impact which financial innovations have on the financial performance of banks in Cameroon, specifically commercial banks. The research study used various proxies for financial innovations such as; automated teller machines (ATM), point of sale (POS), internet banking (IB) and mobile banking (MB). In order to gauge the financial performance of commercial banks in Cameroon, the study employed return on assets. The relationship between the variables in the study is established by way of multiple regressions. Using SPSS statistical software to make the analysis; the study found ATMs and MOB to have a positive significant relation to the financial performance of commercial banks while POS terminals and Internet banking both had p-values greater than the study confidence interval. Finally the study recommends banks to issue more POS terminals and sensitize customers on using internet banking services. 

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