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  1. Comments on the debate: “The use of statistical techniques in the interpretation and implementation of South African insider trading legislation”

    Comments on the debate: “The use of statistical techniques in the interpretation and implementation of South African insider trading legislation”

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Accounting Research
    This paper reviews the discussion and comment relating to Botha’s (1995) proposed methodology for identifying insider trading. It is suggested that a causal nexus between trading with private information and an expectation of material price movement is essential. Suggestions are...
  2. The information content of the Financial Mail’s “Top Companies” announcements

    The information content of the Financial Mail’s “Top Companies” announcements

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Accounting Research
    Investors look beyond accounting and financial data and incorporate factors relating to morality, society, the environment and corporate governance (inter alia) in making their investment choices. This study examines the share price performance of South African companies which best comply...
  3. The persistence of firm-specific post-earnings announcement returns

    The persistence of firm-specific post-earnings announcement returns

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Investment Analysts Journal
    This paper examines whether estimates of post-earnings-announcement returns derived from the historical firm-specific relation between earnings and returns help predict future post-earnings-announcement returns. We find that firms with historically high post-earnings announcement returns continue to exhibit high post-earnings announcement returns...
  4. 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...
  5. Cable Yarding in Southern Africa: An Analysis of its Productivity and Possible Procedure for its Improvement

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Forestry Journal
    The demand for timber in southern Africa is increasing and this is resulting in the afforestation of areas which require cable yarding when harvested. The demand for cable yarders, essentially fixed skylines, is therefore increasing rapidly. Stress is being placed...
  6. Changing perceptions of fire management in savanna parks

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of the Grassland Society of Southern Africa
    Parks are managed to preserve their pristine state. Fire has had a varied role in this, depending on shifting paradigms of savanna functioning. Formerly, an equilibrium theory of functioning prevailed where fire was at first an unavoidable evil, and then...
  7. Retention of applied phosphorus by the benchmark soils of Lesotho and quantification of their phosphorus retention indices

    Retention of applied phosphorus by the benchmark soils of Lesotho and quantification of their phosphorus retention indices

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    This study was conducted with the objective of determining and quantifying the capacity of Lesotho's benchmark soils to retain applied P. The soils were incubated with a range of P levels for a period of 42 days, whereafter P retention...
  8. Relations between phosphorus retention parameters and some other properties of benchmark soils in Lesotho

    Relations between phosphorus retention parameters and some other properties of benchmark soils in Lesotho

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    The benchmark soils of Lesotho are characterized by high P retention and this aspect should be accommodated in fertilization programmes. This together with long procedures for determination of P retention parameters and a lack of information on the relations between...
  9. Mauritian and South African Students' Views on Studying Psychology

    Mauritian and South African Students' Views on Studying Psychology

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study sought to examine students' views regarding their study of Psychology at a South African (SA) and Mauritian university, including their views on its relevance to their social contexts. A total of 254 students (males = 48, females =...
  10. The Assessment and Treatment of Post-Abortion Syndrome: A Systematic Case Study From Southern Africa

    The Assessment and Treatment of Post-Abortion Syndrome: A Systematic Case Study From Southern Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article reports a clinical case study of “Grace”, a black Zimbabwean woman with post-abortion syndrome (PAS), a form of post-traumatic stress disorder precipitated by aborting an unwanted pregnancy. She was treated by a middle class white South African trainee...