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University Trading Macro Challenge

University Trading Macro Challenge

An opportunity for students to practically apply their academic knowledge via an electronic inter-university trading competition

Sponsored by Blue Sky Alternative Investments and KIS Capital Partners, the University Macro Trading Challenge is Australia's first academically designed electronic inter-university trading competition. The objective of the competition is to introduce university students to the financial markets. 

  • The competition is expected to: 
  • Help participants learn to keep track of a portfolio. 
  • Help participant understand the relationship between the markets and the economy. 
  • Allow participants test their strategies. 
  • Help participants understand the process of risk management, for example; using hedging strategies. 
  • Help participants learn the characteristics of different asset classes. 
  • Help participant understand the inter-relationships of the different asset classes. 
  • Help participants understand the concept of leverage. 
  • Help participants understand the concept of risk adjusted return. 
  • Allow participant to compete with their friends. 

First Prize is a Scholarship of $2500. Second Prize is a scholarship of $1500. Third Prize is a scholarship of $500. 

Three of the top performing participants will receive mentoring and internships at Blue Sky Alternative Investments and KIS Capital Partners. 

For more information regarding the competition, please refer to the following link: http://www.umtchallenge.com/

Contact: Chi Hieu Nguyen

Phone: 9850 1050

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