ifs Student Investor Challenge 2011/12

This year’s competition has now come to an end and the winners in the Aloha College school league table are Sharelock Stocks.The Year 12 team invested wisely in early November and preferred to maintain an unchanged portfolio of shares and funds right up to the last day of competition in The Challenge. They finished just inside the top 1000 teams, in a competition which saw nearly 7500 teams from UK and international schools taking part. They made a capital gain of €6800 over the three month period and also beat the ifs School of Finance’s resident expert – The Guru. Their highest profits came from their shares in Easyjet plc and an investment in the Blackrock Latin American Investment Fund.A record 11 teams took part in the competition from Aloha College, which encourages students to learn about the dealings on the London Stock Exchange, appraising current market and economic conditions and analysing the reasons why share prices fluctuate.

Investor 1

Investor 2