The FX Trade Off competition is returning in 2018

Bank of Ireland Global Markets are delighted to announce that the FX Trade Off competition will return in 2018. Watch this space over the next couple of weeks for more details. In the meantime why not get a head-start and take the FX trading tutorials.

Prize Winners 2017


  • 1st Place: Marco Stango from TCD wins an Internship/Mentoring Programme + €1,000 Cash + iPad
  • 2nd Place: Tom Walsh from UCD wins an Internship Interview + €500 Cash + iPad
  • 3rd Place: Matthew Collins from UCD wins an Internship Interview + €250 Cash + iPad


Fx Trade Off 2017 Results

After five weeks of trading we are delighted to announce the winners of the inaugural Bank of Ireland FX Trade Off, in association with Share Navigator. There has been some fantastic overall and weekly results across the board from all traders so congratulations to you all. An email has been sent to all competitors with competition rank and ROI. Here is the top 10 students for the 2017 competition:

The FX Trade Off Competition

Bank of Ireland Global Markets, in association with Share Navigator, gave students an opportunity to learn about the Foreign Exchange (FX) markets. Each student received a real-time simulated trading account funded with $1,000,000. Over a 5 week period, each student competed by trading the global currency markets, and the students with the highest return on investments won prizes.

Stay tuned to this page for our next student FX Trading competition which is coming soon.