Information transfer and press coverage: The case of the Gawler Craton gold boom

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dc.contributor.author Ferguson, AC
dc.contributor.author Crockett, A
dc.date.accessioned 2010-07-15T07:28:14Z
dc.date.issued 2003-01
dc.identifier.citation Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, 2003, 11 (1), pp. 101 - 120
dc.identifier.issn 0927-538X
dc.identifier.other C1UNSUBMIT en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/12897
dc.description.abstract This study examines intra-industry information transfer after Helix Resources announced a successful drill result in the Gawler Craton region of South Australia that sparked significant investor interest in mining companies with tenement holdings in the area. This study shows that the price response of competing explorers was determined by press coverage immediately following the discovery of gold, but stocks that received the most press attention in the immediate post-announcement period suffered the greatest long-term underperformance. The research is the first in capital market literature to make use of geographical information systems software technology.
dc.format Scott McWhirter
dc.publisher Elsevier Inc
dc.relation.hasversion Accepted manuscript version en_US
dc.rights NOTICE: this is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in Pacific-Basin Finance Journal. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, [Volume 11, Issue 1, (January 2003)] DOI#”http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0927-538X(02)00096-3 en_US
dc.title Information transfer and press coverage: The case of the Gawler Craton gold boom
dc.type Journal Article
dc.parent Pacific-Basin Finance Journal
dc.journal.volume 1
dc.journal.volume 11
dc.journal.number 1 en_US
dc.publocation Amsterdam, Netherlands en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 101 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 120 en_US
dc.cauo.name BUS.Faculty of Business en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 150201 Finance
dc.personcode 997056
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Finance en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords Information transfer; Real options; Press coverage; Geographical information systems; Behavioural finance en_US
dc.description.keywords Information transfer
dc.description.keywords Real options
dc.description.keywords Press coverage
dc.description.keywords Geographical information systems
dc.description.keywords Behavioural finance
pubs.embargo.period Not known
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Business
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Business/School of Accounting
utslib.copyright.status Open Access
utslib.copyright.date 2015-04-15 12:23:47.074767+10


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