2018 Bluelake Partners
  University Portfolio   Competition


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2009 J.P. Morgan Portfolio Competition   
(30 March - 22 May)         
 
With 8,269 university students registering from across Australia, the 2009 Competition generated both a record-breaking volume of trade and the highest rate of return in the Competition's history!

The Competition was held for eight weeks from 30 March to 22 May 2009, and saw the top participants double a virtual $200,000 by buying and selling from the ASX300. With share prices updated continuosly, daily local and overseas market news feeds from J.P. Morgan and a weekly market wrap, the 2009 J.P. Morgan Portfolio competition remains the most sophisticated of its kind in the southern hemisphere.

The 2009 Prize Pool of $10,000 was split as follows:
$4,500 for the winner;
$2,000 for 2nd;
$1,500 for 3rd; and
$300 each for 4th to 10th place winners.
 
Congratulations to the Grand Prize Winner!
James Chen
Macquarie University

"During the competition, I relied mainly on tape reading and technical analysis to trade stocks. I was focusing on scalping a few ticks at a time, with an occasional swing trade based on market timing. It was certainly an extraordinary run-up from the March lows; I did not believe the rally could last but traded it anyway - an important lesson: it's fine to have a view, but trade what the market gives you. Thanks to TradingPlaces and J.P. Morgan for organizing the competition and providing such a wonderful learning opportunity. It's not every decade you get to trade a crash recovery, however brief it may be. "
 
Congratulations to the Top 10 Prize Winners
RankName Equity ($)University
1James Chen 521,684Macquarie University
2Benjamin Watson 479,171Australian National University
3Ben Riley 473,962University of Queensland
4Rui Dong 449,657Monash University
5Samuel Heinrich 411,093University of Queensland
6Nick Pontikinas 408,438University of South Australia
7Duc Thien Nguyen 392,668University of New South Wales
8Peter Maras 389,548University of Sydney
9Ho On Leung 377,324Monash University
10Ying Dou 370,928Australian National University
 
Weekly Quiz Winners
 Name University
Week 1Elias Amini Macquarie University
Week 2Kayhan Jamshidi Monash University
Week 3Tauseef Quazi University of New South Wales
Week 4Ling Zhu University of New South Wales
Week 5Wayne Wang Australian National University
Week 6Daniel Lawrence University of New South Wales
Week 7Michael Chau University of Melbourne
 
Top Weekly Traders
 Name Equity Gained ($)University
Week 1Dicky Winarto 58,021Monash University
Week 2Jia Miao 21,401University of Sydney
Week 3James Chen 110,022Macquarie University
Week 4Jozef Drienko 40,799Australian National University
Week 5Ben Riley 71,071University of Queensland
Week 6Benjamin Watson 227,710Australian National University
Week 7James Chen 21,856Macquarie University
Week 8James Chen 67,699Macquarie University
 
Thank You
A big thank you to all the student society promoters and staff who helped promote the Competition this year.

 
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BlueLake Partners is an equity trading and investment company based in Sydney, Australia, with active operations in Equities and Derivatives. The 2016 Bluelake Partners University Portfolio Competition allows Australian undergraduate university students the opportunity to showcase their trading and investment skills in a bid for potential career and networking opportunities, as well as great prizes.