Effect of Financial Leverage on Firm Performance: Reference to Investment Trust Companies Listed in Sri Lanka Authors Dilini Randika University of Colombo, Sri Lanka DOI: https://doi.org/10.47505/IJRSS.2022.V3.4.2 Keywords: Leverage, Liquidity, Asset Management, Performance, Investment Trust Abstract The research investigates the effect of financial leverage on firm performance: reference to investment trust companies listed in the All Share Price Index (ASPI) on the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE). Data for the study were collected for the period through annual reports and analyzed data using multiple linear regressions. The Profitability, Liquidity, and Asset Management efficiency performance of firms are measured respectively by Return on Asset, Current Ratio, and Total Asset Turnover Ratio. Financial Leverage is measured by Debt Ratio, Debt Equity Ratio, and Interest Coverage Ratio. 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