How to win the ASX Sharemarket game

Over the next few weeks, teachers across the country will be registering high school students to take part in the ASX Sharemarket Game, which lets players ‘experience what it is like to invest in the stock market’.I’d disagree with that. If investing were anything at all like this game, there wouldn’t be a stockmarket in the first place.Each year over 70,000 students participate. For the vast majority it’s their first introduction to investing, which is a great shame. If you wanted to design something that taught young minds the essence of poor investing, the ASX game would be a great...

Over the next few weeks, teachers across the country will be registering high school students to take part in the ASX Sharemarket Game, which lets players ‘experience what it is like to invest in the stock market’.

I’d disagree with that. If investing were anything at all like this game, there wouldn’t be a stockmarket in the first place.

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