Articles by Author: Gizelle D Willows

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  1. The value of financial advice: An analysis of the investment performance of advised and non-advised individual investors

    The value of financial advice: An analysis of the investment performance of advised and non-advised individual investors

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Investment Analysts Journal
    This study investigates the value added by financial advisors on the investment performance of advised versus non-advised individuals. A sample of 4 142 individual investors from a large South African investment house were analysed over a period of 10 years...
  2. Share price reaction to financial and integrated reports

    Share price reaction to financial and integrated reports

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Accounting Research
    This study analyses whether significant cumulative average abnormal returns (CAAR) are observed before and after the release of financial results and integrated reports. The study was completed through the use of event study methodology, based on the capital asset pricing...
  3. An investigation of investors’ estimates of returns earned and the effect of anchoring on these estimations

    An investigation of investors’ estimates of returns earned and the effect of anchoring on these estimations

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Accounting Research
    This study examines overconfidence and anchoring in an investing environment to determine if there is evidence of the phenomenon amongst a sample of academics at participating universities.
  4. Exploring the diversity and molecular evolution of shrews (family Soricidae) using mtDNA cytochrome <em>b</em> data

    Exploring the diversity and molecular evolution of shrews (family Soricidae) using mtDNA cytochrome <em>b</em> data

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Zoology
    The taxonomy of the shrews (family Soricidae) is primarily underpinned by the analysis of morphology characters. These morphological characters are, however, often plesiomorphic and difficult to interpret in an evolutionarily meaningful way. Recent molecular studies have provided some clarity at...
  5. Assessing the criminal capacity of children: a challenge to the capacity of mental health professionals

    Assessing the criminal capacity of children: a challenge to the capacity of mental health professionals

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Child & Adolescent Mental Health
    With increasing numbers of juveniles accused of serious crimes international concern is growing around the procedural consequences for affected individuals within the context of the law and criminal justice. Issues of culpability in children and adolescents are often raised, with...
  6. A review of over a decade of DNA barcoding in South Africa: a faunal perspective

    A review of over a decade of DNA barcoding in South Africa: a faunal perspective

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Zoology
    For over a decade, molecular short standardised DNA fragments, termed DNA barcodes, have been developed for species discrimination around the world. As of 2010, the vast majority of barcoding research was biased toward particular taxonomic groups and geographic regions largely...