QF students on 2nd place in Rotman European Trading Competition
August 30, 2016
The team of four students of Quantitative Finance WNE UW programme (Paulina Amaladass, Mariia Khodos, Mateusz Nawara and Kamil Simka) participated in the second Rotman European Trading Competition (RETC) hosted by LUISS Guido Carli University of Rome from August 25th to August 27th, 2016 and were finally classified on the 2nd place!
The primary goal of the competition is to give students the opportunity to apply their classroom knowledge to actual markets. The competition consisted of 5 cases: Quantitative Outcry Case (open outcry market simulation with hand written tickets, all other cases involved trading with computers), Credit Risk Case, Interest Rate Case, Electricity Case and Sales & Trader Case.
A video with the awards ceremony (our students awards at about 1:30:00)