Trakinvest begins global trading competition among top Business Schools

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | September 19, 2016, 10:04 IST

Beat The Street is open to teams comprising of two participants from the same school. Each team will be given an initial virtual currency of USD 100, 000 with an opportunity to trade in 10 global stock markets that include SZSE, NSDQ, LSE, SEHK, SSE, NYSE, NSE, ASX, SET and SGX.

Global virtual trading platform, TrakInvest, and the Indian School of Business (ISB), have come together to present Beat the Street, a virtual trading competition as part of the 4th edition of Advaita, ISB’S international management fest which brings together bright minds from global B Schools to compete, collaborate and connect. 
 
Participants in Beat the Street include students from business schools such as National University of Singapore, The University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School, the Paris-based IE Business School, the China Europe International Business School and many more. Winners get to take home prizes worth USD 2000. The NSE-ISB Trading Laboratory is the Knowledge Partner for the competition. 
 
Beat The Street is open to teams comprising of two participants from the same school. Each team will be given an initial virtual currency of USD 100, 000 with an opportunity to trade in 10 global stock markets that include SZSE, NSDQ, LSE, SEHK, SSE, NYSE, NSE, ASX, SET and SGX.
 
Bobby Bhatia, Founder and CEO, TrakInvest said "This simulation is a unique experience for India's aspiring traders to compete in an exciting trading simulation against their peers from the best schools in the world. TrakInvest is bringing cutting-edge virtual trading technology into the global classroom. Every student involved in Beat the Street is learning about stock trading in a whole new visual and social way, setting them up strongly for their future careers."
 
Prasanna Tantri, Senior Associate Director for Center for Analytical Finance at ISB said “A trading competition like this enables students to apply investment concepts learnt in the classroom in a setting as close to the real world as possible. We at, NSE-ISB Trading Lab hope this event will produce great traders and investors in the long run.”
 

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