The concept  of the program is to consider each university/school participating in the program as an investment team consisting of around 7/8 members who are given a virtual portfolio of BD500,000 and US$4 million to invest in companies listed at Bahrain Bourse and New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). Bahrain Bourse (BHB) officially announced the kick-off of the TradeQuest Challenge for high school and university students for the academic year 2019-2020 for the 22. Please try logging in first before accessing this section. GDNonline.com is the GCC's most dynamic digital news source providing a selected mix of local, regional and international news and features to a readership across the Gulf countries and internationally. The top 3 finalists from each category (total of 9 finalist teams) are provided with cash awards totaling BD 30,000. The program is conducted over 3 phases, in which the performance of the teams is evaluated at the end of each phase by a special committee according to the criteria and rules of the program. TradeQuest (TQ) Program The program is operated as a competitive financial simulation and is geared to provide students with realistic experiences simulating the local and international financial markets. All rights reserved. TQ aims at providing participating students a simulation-based experience of investment by learning the systems and regulations implemented at both BHB and NYSE, analyzing and selecting which shares to invest in, and managing a portfolio of shares, in addition to presentation, team work, conflict and time management skills. The kick-off meeting was held at Bahrain Bourse’s premises, where all participating students and teams’ school and university advisors attended the event along with the investment advisors who … Post Views: 11 A fixed commission of BD 1.885 (US$ 5) will be charged for each trade. Throughout the different phases of the program, each team seeks advice from a technical advisor “investment mentor”. All rights reserved. The simulation program, which runs over a 6-month program, provides participating students a real-life simulation experience of capital market investment by learning the systems and regulations implemented at both Bahrain Bourse and NYSE, analyzing and selecting which shares to invest in, and managing a portfolio of shares, in addition to presentation, team work, conflict and time management skills. TradeQuest is a simulated business-education partnership program provides participating students a real-life simulation experience of capital market investment by learning the systems and regulations implemented at both Bahrain Bourse and NYSE, analyzing and selecting which shares to invest in, and managing a portfolio of shares. © 2020 Bahrain Bourse. The program is held over a duration of six-months and includes three progressive stages. TQ aims at providing participating students a simulation-based experience of investment by learning the systems and regulations implemented at both BHB and NYSE, analyzing and selecting which shares to invest in, and managing a portfolio of shares, in addition to presentation, team work, conflict and time management skills. Furthermore, all of Bahrain Bourse’s financial literacy programs follow International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO)’s Core Competencies Framework on Financial Literacy to ensure that the program consists of 7 core competencies.” Sh. The program is conducted over 3 phases, in which the performance of the teams is evaluated at the end of each phase by a special committee according to the criteria and rules of the program. In a virtual ceremony held yesterday under the patronage of Industry, Commerce and Tourism Minister and the Minister in Charge of Bahrain Bourse (BHB) Zayed Alzayani, it was announced that St Christopher’s School had won first place in the private schools category. Khalifa added. All Right Reserved. The program is operated as a competitive financial simulation and is geared to provide students with realistic experiences simulating the local and international financial markets. Throughout the different phases of the program, each team seeks advice from a technical advisor “investment mentor”. © 2020 Bahrain Bourse. The evaluation mainly focuses on the strategy of the team, its investment and financial performance, and the overall cooperation and coordination between the team members. The website offers compelling and extensive content which includes local and regional input from The Gulf Daily News, the region's oldest daily newspaper. Sessions will be conducted by professional lecturers working in the investment field over a period of 3 weeks, and will be nominated by leading financial institutions operating in Bahrain. (Alba), BBK, Bahrain Islamic Bank (BISB), Esterad Investment Company, and Gulf International Bank (GIB), and the Knowledge Partner: the BIBF. MANAMA: Bahrain Bourse (BHB) has announced the winners of the 2019-2020 TradeQuest programme.