More than 500 teams participated in the CME Group Trading Challenge that began in January. During the four-week electronic trading competition, teams of undergraduate and graduate students trade CME Group products in a simulated trading environment on a real-time professional trading platform provided by CQG.
One of IIT Stuart’s teams of M.S. Finance students—Jimeet Shah, Manogna Bobbala, and Prabhanjan Kumar Routhu—finished 74th and also earned an 18% return. The team was led by John Bilson, Associate Dean Professor of Finance.