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Dealing Room

Dealing Room is simpler in design and functionality than Global Investor and has been created as an entry point to developing the skills and knowledge associated with the world of business and finance. 

The game delivers the two elements of financial markets trading - researching and investing - in one simulated game environment. 

Students, working in pairs, invest in 9 companies and the US dollar based on information they get from TV and radio news and from a news website integrated into the simulation. 

Prices are affected not only by the information in the news but also by what players do, making for a genuinely interactive experience. The game is available in English, French and Spanish.

Testimonial videos:

Lesley Hyder, Business School Academic Leader
Southampton Solent University

Simon Brown, Business School Director
Southampton Solent University

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Finance Lab 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

“Trading Floor doesn't just teach young people about the world of finance – it’s much, much wider than that.  It encourages teamwork, communication and decision-making ability – skills which will be vitally important to them when they enter the world of work."

James Fox, Deputy Head, Writhlington School

“Dealing Room helps with both classroom teaching and enrichment.  It’s an excellent resource for using Maths across subjects and enhances numeracy in any subject.”

Michelle McCoy, Business Studies Teacher, St. Joseph’s Grammar

"Trading Floor allowed my pupils to experience proper team working, they learned how to focus for a sustained period, and they saw how Maths can be relevant and real."

Catherine Irvine, Maths Teacher, Edinburgh Steiner School

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