Brighton Business School

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Students can now trade on world markets

The new software has been sponsored by OSTC, a world leading proprietary trading company, and was organised by OSTC’s Brighton Office Managing Director Sam Baker, a University of Brighton graduate. Students can now trade in all major asset classes including commodities including cocoa, sugar coffee, and in energies, currencies and interest rates. Sam, who graduated in 2003…

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Brighton brings home the OSTC Trading Challenge cup

  Brighton’s Trading Team’s Performance in the OSTC Trading Challenge The OSTC Trading Competition is an annual trading competition between the traders of the University of Brighton and Sussex University, which is hosted by OSTC, an international proprietary trading company. Students who participated received an introduction lecture before the trading began. This involved the Managing Director…

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OSTC Brighton v Sussex Trading Challenge 2017

The annual OSTC Trading Challenge provides a unique opportunity for our finance students to trade, in a virtual environment, through futures derivatives in a number of products including; commodities, equities and fixed income. The prices, the news, the winning and the losing are real; the positions, profits and losses are imaginary. The Trading Challenge teaches students…

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OSTC opens its doors to Finance and Investment BSc students

Finance and Investment BSc students have been enjoying a taste of what it is like to work on a fast-paced trading floor. The students were taking part in an open week held in the Brighton office of the financial trading company OSTC. The event was designed to showcase derivatives trading as a career option, while allowing students…

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Optional Modules in focus, Finance and Investment MSc and Economics and Finance MSc

Our MSc courses in Finance and Investment and Economics and Finance include a range of optional modules. This means that you can build your masters degree to match your interests, develop your skills and support your chosen career path. Robert Hayward, Course Leader, shares an insight into three of them. ‘Portfolio Modelling and Dealing. This…

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OSTC Brighton v Sussex Trading Challenge

The OSTC Trading Challenge provides a unique opportunity to trade, in a virtual environment, through futures derivatives in a number of products including; commodities, equities and fixed income. The prices, the news, the winning and the losing are real; the positions, profits and losses are imaginary. The Trading Challenge teaches students to make decisions under pressure,…

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