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Trading Simulation

This half-day training provides the possibility to participate and experience as a trader, market maker or day trader during several trading sessions by defining and managing own trades. By way of an accelerator participants have the opportunity to witness several trading days during this short training session.

This course is intended for everyone who wants to experience a trading session live. The course is intended for aspiring traders wanting to gain dexterity, aspiring algo traders to obtain a better understanding of markets, backoffice employees desiring to experience personally, what they are working on every day or accountants who want to have a better understanding of the functioning of stock exchanges.

In case of additional questions, please contact Member Education.

Aim Participate at and witness the world of an exchange with a trading simulation tool, while measuring the own performance.
Target audience
  • Young or aspiring traders or other employees of SIX Swiss Exchange participants or Reporting Members, such as back office employees, analysts or relationship managers
  • Auditors, consultants or software providers
  • Risk managers or risk controlers
  • Or other persons interested in understanding the working of a stock exchange
On demand this course can also be offered to universities and school classes.
For additional questions please contact Education
Course duration 1/2 day
Timetable 3 - 4 share trading sessions during 1/2 day
  • Continous trading and auction scenarios with share trading
  • as equity market maker or equity trader
  • with various order types and order books
  • measurement of the own performance with Volume Weighted Average Price (VWAP)
Cost CHF 100 per person, including training materials

Please note that cancellations or postponements must be submitted in writing to Member Education at least one week prior to the training date, otherwise no reimbursement of the fee can be guaranteed.

Payment is made by credit card when booking.
Please note that we do not issue invoices.
Location Zurich at SIX Swiss Exchange
Languages German and English

In case of additional questions please contact Member Education.