Shard Capital
& City A.M.
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 runners up prizes, register now for our final challenge trading all asset classes, starting 28 March

Get Involved

Get registered

Sign up for the final challenge, and Shard Capital Stockbrokers will provide you with a ShardGO virtual trading account. Challenge 3 registrations close on 11 April.

Sign in

Register before 28 March and you’ll be able to try out the platform and your trading strategies before the challenge begins with £100,000 virtual funds.

Get trading

Challenge 3 starts on 28 March. 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

Registration now Closed

Derivatives trading

Tuesday 21 February -
Thursday 23 March

Registration now Closed

Multi-asset classes

Tuesday 28 March -
Thursday 27 April

Registration now Open


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 jimbo 145,575
2 Signaltrading 47,250
3 ElliotH 39,071
4 hedgerich 20,980
5 Neuilly92200 15,055
6 hh197 14,180
7 $AVY_PIP$ 13,345
8 Aparkes28 13,275
9 Krusher 5,888
10 snowshot5 5,445
11 Anki0007 4,505
12 sillyjames 3,236
13 jme123 2,410
14 Lartebiokorishie 1,559
15 GaryMonk 1,148
16 simon 886
17 smiley14 875
18 LleytaGroup 728
19 Rik8888 483
20 Pierre777 147

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