INVESTMENT ONE LAUNCHES 4TH EDITION OF ITS VIRTUAL INVESTMENT SIMULATOR

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Investment One Financial Services Limited announced the commencement of the 4th edition of its Virtual Investment Simulator, following an upgrade in the features of the online game trading platform. The 4th edition will kick off on Monday, 15th September, 2014. The Executive Director overseeing the Wealth Management business at Investment One, Mrs Abimbola Afolabi-Ajayi, made the announcement during the prize presentation ceremony to celebrate winners of the 3rd edition of the Virtual Investment Simulator. The cash prizes were presented at the Young Investors Forum hosted by the University of Lagos in partnership with Investment One. She encouraged participants at the forum to make good use of the platform by practicing and learning how the capital market works. Speaking at the event; Mr Oyelade Oke, the Virtual Investment Simulator 3rd edition first place winner who won a cash prize of N300,000 thanked Investment One for providing an invaluable platform that has enhanced his knowledge of the capital market as well as sharpened his skills at buying and selling shares. “We are committed to achieving capital market literacy using the Virtual Investment Simulator (VIS), a component of the investment education project which is the core of our Corporate Social Responsibility” concluded Mrs Afolabi – Ajayi. Investment One Virtual Investment Simulator (VIS) is a flexible online game portal that allows the user buy and sell virtual stocks that are available on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange. The VIS platform also enables users (made up of potential investors, speculators, students, professionals, researchers among others) develop the art and science of investing by practically engaging them in making investment decisions without the risk of loss of real money in an online gaming environment. With the recent upgrade of the VIS features, players can now join multiple leagues, manage accounts and portfolios of each league joined, place trade at limit orders, cancel limit orders before execution, unlock badges and gain extra cash and sign on their social account (Facebook or Twitter), while aiming to win cash awards for the highest returns on investment at the end of the 4 months league window. Participants who wish to register, should simply log on to www.investment-one.com/feds with a valid email address and phone number. Investment One Financial Services Limited is licensed by the Securities and Exchange Commission to provide the following capital market services: Investment Management, Trusteeship and Issuing House. It also provide Securities Brokerage, Funds Management and Pensions Administration services through its wholly owned and duly licensed subsidiary companies located in Lagos, Abuja, Port-Harcourt and Ilorin.