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The London Institute of Banking & Finance would like to take this opportunity to thank the partners listed below for their continued support of the Student Investor Challenge. All of our partners are deeply committed to making financial education a key subject within the national curriculum. Please see below for more details on each of our partners.


Founded in Canary Wharf in 2009 by Piers Curran and Will de Lucy, Amplify has built a team of traders to execute short-term macroeconomic strategies in the post-crisis era of global market volatility.

Alongside their trading operation Amplify has developed world renowned financial market training that is used by corporations such as HSBC, Citi, Barclays, Credit Suisse and Deutsche Bank. These institutions all recognise the value of Amplify's practical market experience training, helping students to bridge the gap between financial market theory and practice.

With a trading floor in the heart of the City of London and operations in both New York and Shanghai, Amplify's award-winning financial training technology has been developed to disrupt education in finance on a global scale.


Bloomberg is a global, multimedia news and information company providing the latest news, data, and analysis for those involved in financial markets worldwide. Bloomberg is delighted to support the Student Investor Challenge, putting the stock market at the fingertips of students across the UK.

FTSE Russell

FTSE Russell is a world-leader in the creation and management of indexes. With offices in Beijing, London, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Madrid, Paris, New York, San Francisco and Tokyo, FTSE Russell services clients in 77 countries worldwide. It calculates and manages the FTSE Global Equity Index Series, which includes world-recognized indexes ranging from the FTSE All-World Index, the FTSE4Good series and the FTSEurofirst Index series, as well as domestic indexes such as the prestigious FTSE 100. The company has collaborative arrangements with the Athens, AMEX, Cyprus, Euronext, Johannesburg, London, Madrid, NASDAQ and Taiwan exchanges, as well as Nomura Securities, Hang Seng and Xinhua Finance of China. FTSE Russell also has a collaborative agreement with Dow Jones Indexes to develop a single sector classification system for global investors.

FTSE Russell indexes are used extensively by investors world-wide for investment analysis, performance measurement, asset allocation, portfolio hedging and for creating a wide range of index tracking funds.