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First-ever ‘ABCSI Stock Challenge: Intercollegiate Edition’ kicks off

Pioneering stock brokerage firm AB Capital Securities, Inc. (ABCSI) recently announced the start of the first-ever “ABCSI Stock Challenge: Inter-Collegiate Edition” participated by student teams from colleges and universities from different parts of the country. Actual trading using AB Capital’s online trading platform started on February 26 and will end on April 20, 2018.

ABCSI Stock Challenge: Inter-Collegiate Edition

ABCSI partnered with the Junior Confederation of Finance Associations–Philippines (JCFAP), the umbrella organization of college-based finance associations nationwide, in staging the stock challenge. Forty teams, composed of three students each, qualified for the competition out of the hundreds who registered. Of these 40 teams, 25 are from Luzon schools while 15 teams are from the Visayas-Mindanao (VisMin) area.

Participating teams from Luzon are  from University of the Philippines – Diliman, De la Salle University, University of Santo Tomas, Polytechnic University of the Philippines, Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila, Colegio De San Juan De Letran – Manila, Miriam College, University of Asia and the Pacific, Philippine School of Business Administration – Manila, Sacred Heart College, Colegio De San Lorenzo, Batangas State University JPLC–Malvar, University of Rizal System – Binangonan, Cavite State University, University of Caloocan, Bulacan State University, General De Jesus College (Nueva Ecija), and Calayan Educational Foundation, Inc. (Quezon).

Meanwhile, VisMin teams are from Xavier University – Ateneo de Cagayan, Ateneo de Zamboanga University, St. Paul University Iloilo, Saint Michael College of Caraga, University of Mindanao, Mindanao State University – Iligan Institute of Technology, and Notre Dame of Marbel University (South Cotabato). 

Two teams – one from Luzon and another one from VisMin with the highest percentage gain at the end of the trading period – will be hailed champions of the ABCSI Stock Challenge. Each winning team will take home PhP50,0000 that they can use to start their trading journey plus premium merchandise from the AB Capital Group. 

The ABCSI Stock Challenge: Inter-Collegiate Edition  is the country’s first campus-based competition that allows students to trade not just virtually but in real-time with real money. It is part of the AB Capital Group’s advocacy to foster financial literacy among Filipinos. Visit ABCSI website at  and Facebook page at @abcapitalgroup for updates on the competition.

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