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StockWatch Share Trading Game

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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!

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  • Current Master Game Winner

    Current Winner: jintsubo

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    Prize Money: $300

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    Prize Money: $300

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    Prize Money: $300

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    Winner: ballterrier
    Prize Money: $175

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    Winner: Trentb
    Prize Money: $600

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    Winner: schlepstar
    Prize Money: $600

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    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

NEWInvesting In Silver - 7 methods to gain exposure to silver

There are many reasons to invest in silver – from diversification of portfolio to having physical currency. Here are 7 methods for you to gain exposure to silver.

NEWCFD Trading Example - Flight Centre (FLT)

Here is a recent example of a CFD trade where I made 150% profit in 9 days. The company is Flight Centre (FLT).

NEWIf I Could Only Invest In One Thing...

If I could only pick one investment to put my money into – what would it be? Precious Metals? Technology, Oil or Food?

NEWThe S&P/ASX 200 Index (XJO)

The S&P/ASX 200 Index is a float-adjusted market capitalisation index. Only companies that are large enough and that trade with enough liquidity are included in the index.

NEWTrading the ASX 200 Index: ETFs, CFDs, Futures and Options

How do you go about buying or shorting the S&P/ASX 200 index in an efficient manner?


The 3 most popular Exchange-Traded Funds ETFs for the ASX 200 are the iShares MSCI Australia 200, SPDR S&P/ASX 200 Fund & Vanguard Australian Shares Index ETF.

NEWWhat are E-Minis Futures? How do I Trade Them?

An e-mini is a term used in futures trading. They are usually one-fifth of a major contract when index trading.

NEWPhysical ETFs vs Synthetic ETFs

A synthetic fund is one that does not need to hold the identically matching underlying shares in support of ETF pricing. synthetic ETFs are able to perform feats that traditional ETFs cannot.

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.

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Top 10 Gains / Losses

Code Gains
AIO 10.530%
PBG 8.944%
IIN 7.830%
EVN 7.202%
TSE 5.500%
RSG 5.102%
TPI 4.290%
BRG 3.539%
DOW 3.399%
BGA 3.385%
Code Losses
SRX -19.149%
REC -8.333%
SUL -7.138%
NAB -6.410%
MIN -4.588%
SKE -4.386%
WBC -4.106%
TRS -4.095%
SWM -3.896%
SGT -3.860%