Bourstad stock market simulations

An exciting way to get familiar with the world of economics and finance.
Manage a 200,000$ virtual portfolio !

Innovative

Bourstad offers you a new interface and new features.

  • Compatible with mobile devices
  • Permanent and free personal simulation
  • Detailled information on tradable securities
  • Evaluation of portfolio management
  • Integrated dynamic documentation
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Transaction system

Real-time processing

Orders at market or limit price

Dividends processed daily after market hours

Immediate processing of splits and reorganizations

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Securities

300 stocks and funds listed in Canada

230 stocks and funds listed in the Untited States

70 options listed on the Montreal Exchange

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Types of simulations

Bourstad Anytime

An individual simulation activity that runs continuously on this website.

Bourstad Challenge

Will be held from February 11 to April 12, 2019. Participants will be eligible for prizes totaling nearly $ 30,000.

SEE ALL PRIZES SEE THE REGULATIONS

Private simulations

Available in schools participating in the Bourstad 2018-2019 financial education program.

Educational support

The simulation application and the Coordination Center (CIRANO) offer various resources to support the simulation participants and teachers who integrate the activity into a course or other training activity: dynamic documentation for different courses. learning, support by email and phone.

Components

Financial performance

The financial performance component measures the evolution of the value of the portfolio for a brokerage account in the simulation. All starting portfolios contain $ 200,000 in cash (CAD).

Portfolio Management

The simulation participant can gather different pieces of information that affect portfolio management: the investor description, the management strategy and his or her own learning objectives.

Responsible investment

The Bourstad competition and some private simulations also offer the responsible investment component, ie taking into account extra-financial risks: environment, social and governance risks.

Simulations

Simulations

Simulations
When does the simulation take place?
Portfolio Management Assessment
Portfolio Management
Financial performance
Responsible investment
Bourstad Portfolio
(500 stocks and funds)
Bourstad Plus Portfolio
(+ 100 options and funds)
Bourstad Anytime
Free
Start at the time of your choice for an unlimited period
5 measures
2020 Bourstad Challenge
High school student*
$10/Participant
$15/Tandem (2)
Post-secondary student*
$15/Participant
$25/Tandem (2)
General public
$15/Participant
* For students from participating schools only
33rd edition of the Challenge
(February 10 to April 9, 2020)
15 measures
Private simulations
Free*
* For students from participating schools only
At different times
(August 19, 2019 to June 30, 2020)
15 measures


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Contact us

CIRANO
1130 Sherbrooke West, Suite 1400
Montréal (Québec) H3A 2M8
514-985-4000, ext. 3006
Paul Bourget
Project director
bourgetp@cirano.qc.ca
Marielle Maheu
Responsible for relations with institutions and participants
bourstad@cirano.qc.ca


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