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StockWatch Share Trading Game

Learn about StockWatch

Want to learn about investing in Australian shares in a fun and exciting environment?

Welcome to StockWatch.com.au, the best way to practice your new investment techniques and strategies with zero risk. The website aims to teach share trading to beginners with our unique share trading game and a wealth of investing resources. It’s free and very easy to use.

The game is a share market simulator- mimicking the Australia Stock Exchange, ASX. Our Share Trading Game allows the investor to buy and sell stocks with almost real-time market data; you can also track your profit or loss progressively and even view your trade history, just like the real thing!

If you have been thinking about buying shares but don't feel confident enough, sign up to the Share Trading Game. There’s no better way to learn than to get your hands dirty.

Play the game, learn about investing and see how you stack up compared to other members and friends - it’s all FREE!

Past game winners

  • Current Master Game Winner

    Current Winner: jintsubo

  • Game Winner 10

    Winner: omegak11
    Prize Money: $300

  • Game Winner 9

    Winner: ashes28
    Prize Money: $300

  • Game Winner 8

    Prize Money: $300

  • Game Winner 7

    Winner: ballterrier
    Prize Money: $175

  • Game Winner 6

    Winner: Trentb
    Prize Money: $600

  • Game Winner 5

    Winner: schlepstar
    Prize Money: $600

  • Game Winner 4

    Winner: alancash
    Prize Money: $200

  • Game Winner 3

    Winner: MurphysLaw
    Prize Money: $500

  • Game Winner 2

    Winner: MurphysLaw
    Prize Money: $1000

  • Game Winner 1

    Winner: Green88
    Prize Money: $1500

Share trading articles

NEWTop 5 CFD Trading Mistakes

These 5 mistakes are some of the most common ones that many CFD traders make. Avoid these and place yourself in the 10 or 20 percent of traders that are successful.

NEWETF Trading

There is a huge variety of options when it comes to trading ETFs. ETFs can be bought and sold short. They can mirror an index, sector, or even an entire country.

NEWShould I Buy Gold Now?

Over the past 10 years gold has rose over 6 times in value. However more recently, gold has made a pull-back. Is now a good time to buy gold?

NEWHigh Frequency Trading

High frequency trading (HFT) is a new type of trading that involves using computer algorithms and programs to make automated trades in the market.

NEWInvesting VS Trading

While investing can involve some elements of trading, and vice versa, they are two different concepts.

NEWMaking Money In a Bear Market

How can long-term investors play this bullish market to protect capital and even make a little extra profit?

NEWMake Money Trading The Share Market

Making profits in the market is not easy and requires that we control behavioral problems. You will need to adapt your techniques for a bull and a bear market.

NEWWhat is a Trading Robot?

Computers are able to make billions of mathematical computations per second, are trading robot the epitome of stock market investing?

NEWHow to Trade FOREX – Beginners Guide

The FOREX market is the most traded financial market in the world. What exactly is the FOREX? Can you really make money from it?

How to Make Money In Shares

The aim of StockWatch is to help beginner's learn about investing. These articles will teach you why investing is important, how to invest in shares, finding a broker & how to buy shares.

How to Buy Shares

Step by step instructions on how to buy your first parcel of shares. Learn what 'Bid', 'Offer' and 'Last' prices mean and how you can take advantage of them with your trades.

Benefits of Investing in Shares

There are many benefits to investing in shares and we will investigate how this common form of investment can be an effective way to make money and dilute the risk.

Dividend Imputation System & Franking Credits Explained

The dividend imputation system allows investors who have been paid a dividend to take a personal tax credit (franking credit) since the company has already paid tax (30%) on this dividend.

Magic of Compound Interest

Albert Einstein called it the 8th Wonder of the World. Compound interest is one of the most basic and powerful concepts that can enhance the outcome of your investments.

Introduction to Index Funds

An index fund works by buying all the securities that make up a specific index, for example the S&P/ASX 200 index. Find out if you should invest in a Index Funds VS Managed Funds.

Managed Funds or Direct Shares

Before you can know how to best invest your money you need to first make a plan. Choose an investment vehicle/s that will best reach your invest goals.

Learn all About Trading Options

This options trading series will teach you very important aspects of options. The part series 'Introduction to Options' will teach you tips and strategies for trading options

To read all articles click here

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Top 10 Gains / Losses

Code Gains
PBG 8.944%
IIN 7.830%
TEN 7.009%
BGA 6.900%
RMD 6.850%
GUD 6.350%
BDR 6.250%
RSG 5.714%
TSE 5.500%
GNC 4.690%
Code Losses
AGO -8.333%
BCI -6.250%
SXY -5.357%
BPT -5.128%
SKE -4.386%
FMG -4.110%
SGT -3.860%
AWE -3.830%
NWH -3.370%
MGX -3.330%