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Rotman-UNIST Trading Competition to Attract Students from Across South Korea.

August 8, 2017

Toronto – Building on the success of the long running Rotman International Trading Competition and more recently, the Rotman European Trading Competition, twenty-eight teams of student traders from universities across South Korea will participate in the first Rotman-UNIST Trading Competition (RUTC) this week.

Hosted by Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, the two-day competition will use the Rotman Interactive Trader, an order-driven market simulator, which was developed in-house at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management, and used by universities and professionals around the world.

Representatives from the Rotman School’s BMO Financial Group Finance Research and Trading Lab including Marco Salerno, lab manager and Eric Kang, assistant lab manager, will travel to South Korea. The Rotman team will deliver the competition cases which will test participant’s decision-making skills in a variety of risk management and trading roles. Further information on the competition is available online at

The Rotman School’s BMO Financial Group Finance Research and Trading Lab is designed to promote experiential learning in the area of financial markets and data. The competition cases are implemented on the highly acclaimed Rotman Interactive Trader application, a market simulation tool being used in over 55 universities and financial institutions around the world. Further information on the lab is available at

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Ken McGuffin
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Rotman School of Management
University of Toronto
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