Shard Capital
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Investment Challenge 2017

Online trading at your fingertips, brought to you in three New Year challenges. Pit your wits against other City A.M. readers, trading as much and as often as you like in your quest to achieve the highest virtual returns (and win real prizes!)

For a chance to win £2,000 in holiday vouchers, or one of our fantastic runner up prizes, register now for our first challenge trading global equities, starting 17 January

Get Involved

Get registered

Sign up for Challenge 1 and Shard Capital Stockbrokers will provide you with a ShardGO virtual trading account. Challenge 1 registration closes 24 January.

Sign in

Register before 17 January and you’ll be able to try out the platform and your trading strategies before the challenge begins, with £100,000 of virtual funds.

Get trading

Challenge 1 starts on 17 January. Your account will be reset with £100,000 of virtual funds, and then it’s up to you to trade your way up the leaderboard.

The Challenges

Global equities

Tuesday 17 January -
Thursday 16 February

Derivatives trading

Tuesday 21 February -
Thursday 23 March

Multi-asset classes

Tuesday 28 March -
Thursday 27 April


Our first challenge offers the opportunity to win these great prizes:

£2,000 holiday vouchers
Covering flights and accommodation, giving you the chance to go wherever (and with whoever) you like
Test match tickets
Two tickets, lunch and refreshments for a day at this Summer’s England vs South Africa test match at the Oval
Dinner for two
Dinner for two at the Fenchurch rooftop restaurant in London’s Sky Garden, situated in the heart of the City

In addition, challengers can win weekly spot-prizes of a case of wine for highest absolute return, and biggest riser up the leaderboard.

Read the Challenge terms and conditions for further information about the prizes.

The Leaderboard

Will you be in with a chance of reaching the top?! The leaderboard will be updated daily, so keep checking in to see how you’re doing.

# Name P/L
1 ooh aah 15,611
2 Lynchie 8,258
3 DennisK 6,612
4 Rui 2,452
5 YanYan 1,931
6 Champ1ons Elect 1,333
7 turbotrader 1,200
8 JPK95 1,169
9 ShaunB123 1,101
10 Rozzer 1,037
11 raven4444 1,013
13 Valerie1984 465
14 JDCampo 400
15 Petszata 349
16 malc258 259
17 John3:16 239
18 Smukhtar786 212
19 Nick Ashton 1 195
20 DPF SNR 112

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