Trinidad and Tobago

Lead Organization: Trinidad and Tobago Securities and Exchange Commission

The Trinidad and Tobago Securities and Exchange Commission (TTSEC), in collaboration with the Trinidad and Tobago Securities Dealers Association (SDATT), the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange Limited (TTSE) and the Mutual Fund Association of Trinidad and Tobago (MFATT), will launch an Investing Game — InvestorQuest TT and two competitions on September 30, 2019.

This project was developed primarily with potential investors in mind, to provide another avenue for persons to learn more about investing and get involved in the securities market, without creating a bias toward any particular product or entity. It is an engaging platform and educational tool designed to assist persons in learning about and understanding the operations of the securities market in Trinidad and Tobago.

The game, which is a virtual market made up of 12 fictitious companies and investment products, comprises many scenarios and market changes, and incorporates risk at various levels, relating to investments in stocks (7), bonds (2) and mutual funds (3).

The game attempts to create a very unpredictable market with interesting circumstances, material changes and significant movements in the stocks. The game also includes: a quiz feature to assess your understanding of certain investment basics before playing, a section for reading more about investing, company profiles and historical information about companies, brokerage fees, a leaderboard, links to the TTSE for current data, and to SDATT and MFATT's websites for more information.

The Commission will also be launching two competitions in tandem with the announcement of the TTSEC's investing game — one via our Instagram Account, InvestucateTT and another via Investor Quest TT ( Check in to the TTSEC's Facebook page and IE website — for more details.

The TTSEC will also be celebrating WIW 2019 with the rest of the Region via a joint Caribbean Fintech Pledge initiative.

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Updated: September 27, 2019