24 November, 2011
The Stock Market Challenge invited twenty-five schools from across Edinburgh, the Lothians, Central Scotland and the Borders to Pollok Halls in Edinburgh. This event, sponsored by Standard Life, gives students a real insight into the high-pressure environment of the trade room floor. Schools, such as Ross High School and Merchiston Castle School, brought along their students to trade, buy and sell in this Skills Development Scotland-run event.
S3 students from a range of schools are given the chance to invest in companies using the media to help make their decisions and to be responsive to the quick changes in the markets.
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