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 runners up prizes, register now for our second challenge trading derivatives, starting 21 February

Get Involved

Get registered

Sign up for Challenge 2, and Shard Capital Stockbrokers will provide you with a ShardGO virtual trading account. Challenge 2 registrations close on 6 March.

Sign in

Register before 21 February 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 2 starts on 21 February. 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 Open

Multi-asset classes

Tuesday 28 March -
Thursday 27 April

Prizes

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

1
£2,000 holiday vouchers
Covering flights and accommodation, giving you the chance to go wherever (and with whoever) you like
2
Test match tickets
Two tickets, lunch and refreshments for a day at this Summer’s England vs South Africa test match at the Oval
3
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 32,948
2 Harjit797 10,360
3 FrankTheTank 6,736
4 Neuilly92200 4,862
5 pot luck 4,415
6 Tradethesignals 3,932
7 AdoboliUBS 613
8 dbookie 169
9 00_Hapexamedios_00 72
10 Krusher 39
11 Pierre777 6
12 Zoitrader786 0
13 7899325 0
14 S_Allsuch 0
15 SageOfLewisham 0
16 OpThurlow 0
17 Fla76 0
18 PoppyJohn 0
19 taji88 0
20 vega472 0

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