Don't miss a story sign up to Midweek Herald's FREE daily newsletter CLICK HERE

Student share dealers net £9,000

12:05 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.”

0 comments

Other News Stories

Yesterday, 14:58
Adele Tidball (second from right) with family members (l to r) Victoria Herrity (niece), Anna Tidball (sister), and Rosemary Tidball (mum).

Former village resident is on a mission to raise £2,000 for the charity

Read more
Yesterday, 12:07
Communities in East Devon took part in a 'bite back' campaign against loan sharks

Communities in Sidmouth, Exmouth, Honiton, Axminster and Ottery St Mary targeted in bid to raise awareness

Read more
Yesterday, 11:29
Devon County Council's County Hall in Exeter

A charity which campaigns on fostering has cited Devon County Council as an example of good practice for its work with children in care.

Read more
Yesterday, 11:00

An investigation has been launched by police, following a night-time arson attack on a block of council flats in Honiton.

Read more
Yesterday, 11:00
�

seaton: The stroke group will hold a coffee morning on Monday (February 8) between 10am and 1pm at the ‘Number One’ centre, Harepath Road.

Read more
Yesterday, 10:38

Firefighters from Honiton and Cullompton were called to the workshop in Marcus Road, Dunkeswell, at 9.37pm last night (Thursday).

Read more
Yesterday, 10:23
George blake puts on a magic show for the winners of the garage door competition. Ref mhh 05-16TI 0216. Picture: Terry Ife

The event was put on as a thank you to all who applied to be featured on AG Signs’ festive garage door scene, which was created at the end of last year.

Read more
Yesterday, 06:59
Visiting scheme volunteers

Axminster Hospital League of Friends renews its cash contribution for another year

Read more
Thu, 17:30
Anna Wardrop and Emma Molony outside Thelma Hulbert Gallery.

Anna Wardrop, a Sidmouth-born garden designer who lives in Combpyne near Axminster, is at the forefront of Honiton-based Thelma Hulbert Gallery’s front garden redesign.

Read more
Thu, 16:32
EDDC's Knowle HQ. Ref shs 7705-15-12SH Picture: Simon Horn

A devolution deal aimed at boosting jobs, wages and productivity in the South West has moved a step closer to reality.

Read more

Local Weather

Rain

Rain

max temp: 10°C

min temp: 3°C

Most Read News

Great British Life

Great British Life

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

Local business directory

Honiton's trusted business finder

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists


Find planning applications