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Student Investor Challenge 2019/20

The Student Investor Challenge is the UK's premier investment competition with over 400,000 students from 2,500 schools benefiting from the experience in previous years. There are a whole host of prizes available, including a trip to New York!

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Start practice trading

The main challenge hasn't started yet, but registered teams can now log on and practice their trading ready for when the competition opens on 14 October 2019!

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Do you have the skills to make a winning portfolio?
The competition involves teams investing virtual money on the London Stock Exchange. You will need to keep your portfolios healthy by following the ups and downs of the market, judging when to buy and sell in order to make a profit.
Register teams
Practice trading has started and the main game begins on 14 October 2019. Registration for the challenge remains open until 15 November 2019, so why not register today?
When does the challenge run?
Trading in the first phase of the challenge begins on 14 October 2019 and will run until 24 January 2020. Until then, practice trading is open until 11 October 2019. After the first phase, the top teams will compete against each other in an online semi-final from 17 February to 13 March 2020 for a place in the national final.
Who can play?
The competition is open to UK students who will be aged 14-19 on 31 August 2020. Teams must consist of four students and must be registered by a teacher. Each school can register as many teams as they like – entry is free of charge. To register you will need a Teacher Reference Number which will be sent to schools in early September 2019.