A Virtual Stock Exchange Simulator for Education and Training
- Publication Type:
- Conference Proceeding
- 2013 International Conference on Information Technology Based Higher Education and Training (ITHET), 2013, pp. 1 - 5
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The use of an open-source, virtual stock exchange simulators can be seen as a viable alternative for various learners to train trading practice without risking loses of real funds. At present, there is a shortage of suitable tools that could allow entry level users to engage in a real market trading after gaining a certain degree of confidence from practicing in a both very practical and safe environment. Topics covered in this paper, include shared experiences, challenges as well as common issues related to the design and development of a StockET simulation tool for training and education. The developed open source simulation tool is a robust and highly usable solution that can be used for multiple purposes.
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