About the JSE Investment Challenge
The JSE Investment Challenge is a game that aims to teach South African learners and students about investing on the JSE and the larger role that such investment plays in the country's economy.The Challenge helps those participating learn about the fundamentals of investment strategy and encourages them to research and strategise issues surrounding the trading of JSE-listed shares.
Participants test their share trading skills through an ongoing annual simulated "ghost trading" programme.Each team is given an imaginary sum of R1 000 000 to invest in JSE-listed shares. Their performance is tracked and measured in a competition against other teams taking part in the Challenge. The top performers win fantastic prizes.The Challenge has been creating interest in the dynamic environment of the stock market for more than 42 years.
The Johannesburg Stock Exchange is based in South Africa where it has operated as a market place for the trading of financial products for 125 years. It connects buyers and sellers in equity, derivative and debt markets. The JSE is one of the top 20 exchanges in the world in terms of market capitalisation and is a member of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE). The JSE offers a fully electronic, efficient, secure market with world class regulation, trading and clearing systems, settlement assurance and risk management.
For further information, please visit www.jse.co.za.