Barclays Markets Insight Game – EME
Build Your Skills for a Chance to Win

Research. Buy. Sell. Build a stock portfolio in a virtual environment. The Barclays Markets Insight Game is a fun way to strengthen your skills, whatever your career goals. Regardless of whether you want to work in an investment bank, you’ll get a lot out of the game’s realism and challenges as you test trading strategies and keep your finger on the market’s pulse.

The best way to learn investing is by doing it

Experience the financial markets in a risk-free environment. In this game, you can test out investment theories, learn from your performance and engage in discussions with fellow players. Regardless of your career interest, you’ll acquire essential skills – personal finance, communication, critical thinking and more.

Play in the largest trading game ever

Try out your investment ideas and strategies on the most realistic and social virtual trading platform available. Compete with other players for a spot on the leaderboards in three rounds of play.

Win a meeting with a Barclays professional

Top performing players have the chance to connect with a Markets professional from Barclays! Pure investment return is not the only measure of success; we’re also looking for players who demonstrate thoughtfulness in their investment choices. Two winners will be named for each round of play, so there are plenty of chances to win.

Finance isn’t just for finance majors

Through the Markets Insight Game, you can build skills far beyond trading. When building your portfolio, you’ll research potential investments, provide rationale for your trades, balance risk and communicate with peers about your portfolio. So no matter what subject you study, you’ll find a fun challenge in the game.

All EME students are welcome to play

We are giving all college students aged 18 years or over currently residing in the Europe and the Middle East an opportunity to play, learn, and win regardless of your background, what you study, or what you want from your career.

How it works

2 simple steps

  • Enroll in the game starting on 25 September 2017
  • Start trading on 2 October 2017

2 game periods

  • 2 October 2017 – 20 October 2017
  • 23 October 2017 – 10 November 2017

Enroll once and play in one or more of these periods. As long as you’re trading in the game during one or more of these periods, you’ll be considered a participant for that period.

2 winners

One winners will be selected for each period based on investment returns.