"Stock Market Challenge just gets better and better each year. The atmosphere in the 'trading room' was electric and the students really got into the spirit of the event. The School of Management is proud to support this project."
David Pritchard, Dean, Cardiff School of Management
Global Investor is an excellent exposition of the practical realities of equity market trading. Specifically it is useful in explaning the information asymmetries around how prices are formed in the equity markets as well as showing how important news items can 'move the market’.
Dr Barry Quinn, Lecturer in Finance & Programme Director MSc Computational Finance and Trading, Queen's University Belfast
"We have found Stock Market Challenge to be an excellent resource. Our Year 10 Enterprise Day link-up with the GCSE English ‘Speaking and Listening’ assessment makes for a enthralling and rigorous day for the boys."
Peter Sunley, Head of Economics and Business Studies, Queen Mary’s Grammar School, Walsall
"From entry level through to Masters programmes it gives students an understanding of the financial markets and creates an opportunity for them to test their skills and see how they work under pressure. It gives a reality which develops all sorts of entrepreneurial skills."
Lesley Hyder, Principal Lecturer, Southampton Business School
"There was such a buzz at the Stock Market Challenge. If a team was looking for something that is fun to do and related to financial services then this is a really good opportunity. I would encourage people to do it."
Kathryn McGown, Human Resources Consultant, Standard Life
"I used Stock Market Challenge for a mixed ability Year 9 enterprise day and the kids loved it. It kept them entertained for five hours of a school day, which is very rare!"
Simon Davies, Maths Teacher, Downlands School, Hampshire
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