Student share dealers net £9,000

PUBLISHED: 12:05 13 February 2014 | UPDATED: 16:22 13 February 2014

Canny investors (left ot right) Will Wilson , Henry Simmons, Harry Williams , Jake Hallam

Canny investors (left ot right) Will Wilson , Henry Simmons, Harry Williams , Jake Hallam

Archant

Colyton Grammar School team show The City how it’s done - but sadly their profit was only on paper

Making a profit of nearly £10,000 on virtual share dealing has won a team of students from Colyton Grammar School a place in the next round of a nationwide money-making contest.

Will Wilson, Henry Simmons, Jake Hallam and Harry Williams, from Year 13, competed in the Institute of Financial Services (IFS) Student Investor Challenge alongside 30,000 students from across the country.

The team, dibbed ‘Will Wilson’s Merry Men’, made more than £9,000 in just three months of trading in virtual shares, outperforming the FTSE 100 share index in doing so.

They are due to represent the school at the South west and Wales regional finals in Bristol next month.

Head of Business Studies at the school, Nicola Rew said: “This is a fantastic achievement - we are eagerly anticipating the finals.”

Comments have been disabled on this article.

Other News Stories

Yesterday, 17:00

The plans were approved by district planners.

Read more
Yesterday, 18:30

Could you care? That’s the question we’re asking in the coming weeks as we launch a new series of articles.

Read more
Yesterday, 15:03

RNLI team is joined by family and friends for their traditional end of season party

Read more
Yesterday, 13:14

How much should tax payers contribute to the council tax bills of people on low incomes?

Read more
Yesterday, 11:15

The schemes, put forward by Great Western Properties Ltd and Tiva Properties respectively, propose the conversion of a historic building in Honiton’s town centre and a former Air Training Corps hall in St Mark’s Road.

Read more
Yesterday, 07:36

The Town Band and Musical Theatre are helped to buy new uniforms and costumes

Read more
Tue, 17:00

Paul Freeman was at risk of having a suspended sentence which was imposed for a violent confrontation at a Honiton pub put into effect.

Read more
Tue, 14:12

The incident happened shortly after 12.24pm near The Old Inn on Whitford Road - the road is now clear.

Read more
Tue, 12:00

Organisation is looking for young people aged 13 and up to join.

Read more
Tue, 10:39

Cllr Michaela Ellis and husband Alan meet HRH The Duke of Kent

Read more

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 14°C

min temp: 12°C

Most Read News

Useful Links

Family notices
Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Submit a Story
Buy Photos
Competitions
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the Midweek Herald e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Local business directory

Honiton's trusted business finder

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists


Find planning applications