July winners announced for the JSE/Liberty Investment
August 22, 2013
Johannesburg, 21 August 2013 – With less than two months
left in the competition, the JSE Liberty Investment Challenge announces its July
winners. The latest winners are Lobethal Independent School in the Income
portfolio with an income of R 14,737.83 for the month; Reddam House Atlantic
Seaboard was the winner in the Equity portfolio and Montarena Secondary School
in the Spectacular portfolio category.
“We are extremely pleased to
announce the July competition winners and congratulate those teams that have
scooped top place this past month. Competition is fierce with over 1600 teams
competing in this year’s school’s Challenge,” says Idris Seedat, Manager: CSI in
the JSE’s Education Division.
The Income portfolio winners were “Lobza
Diggers” from the Kwa-Zulu Natal Midlands, with learners Thembelihle Dlamini,
Daniel Moll, Sakhumuzi Mtshali and Siyanada Zimba. The Spectacular portfolio
team winners were “RM 22” from Chatsworth with team members Kimeshnee Lutchmiah,
Cherise Devnarain, Prakashnee Nydoo and Prinscille Naidoo scoring highest in
this category; and winners of the Equity portfolio, the “Gogreen Team” from
Seapoint with learners Hlumelo Swartz, Jordan Gozzett and Miguel Pera,”
The Challenge runs three distinct streams and teams must select the
“risk” portfolio that they wish to take part in. The options are Speculator
Portfolio (high risk), Equity Growth Portfolio (moderate risk) and Income
Portfolio (low risk). These different games allow participants to select their
appropriate wealth management strategy, testing their investment skills against
This year’s competition has five top prizes for the annual
winners valued at R60 000 per portfolio in the schools Challenge while the
university Challenge has three top prizes also valued at R60 000 plus an
all-expenses paid trip to an international stock exchange. The school team with
the best performance for the month in each portfolio wins R3000.
competition ends on 27 September, after which auditing will take place and the
winners announced at the award ceremony held at the JSE in October 2013.
For more information:
The schools challenge is targeted at secondary school learners.
• Any South African secondary school may enter one or more teams.
members must be in grades 8, 9, 10 or 11 to be eligible to participate (it is
recommended that learners in grades 8 and 9 participate in the income game).
• Grade 12 learners may also participate with the permission of the school
• A team must consist of four members only.
• Each school
must have a supervising teacher or mentor.
To register go to: http://schools.jse.co.za
The university challenge is
targeted at all tertiary institutions.
All university students are eligible,
but they must be currently registered with the same institution and may form
teams - irrespective of field of study of team members. Each participating team
may not be less than two members or more than four members at a time.
register go to: http://university.jse.co.za
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For further information, please visit www.jse.co.za
JSE Education Division
Tel (011) 520 7168
H+K Strategies South Africa
Tel: (011) 463 2198