Challenge Timeline
A superb game plan is what separates the winner from the rest. Use the following information to plan your strategy.
STAGE 1 Registration
  • Registration starts on 18 September 2017 and ends on 29 September 2017!
  • Early Birds get extra virtual capital of US$20,000 if registered between 18 to 22 September 2017.This is in addition to US$80,000 startup capital given to each team.
STAGE 2 Trial Trading
  • Once registration is completed and confirmed, a system-generated notification will be emailed to each team member with their individual preferred login IDs and passwords.
  • Team members can log in with their own login ID and password to perform a trial run starting from 2 to 6 October 2017.
  • Only the team leader will have the rights to execute trades on behalf of the team. The remaining members will be granted view-only access rights.
  • All startup capital will be reset on 8 October 2017.
STAGE 3 The Challenge Begins
  • Duration of trading competition: 9 to 27 October 2017.
  • Participants are given 15 working days to trade in the stock markets.
  • Participants can only trade on weekdays from Monday to Friday during the trading hours.
STAGE 4 Announcements of National Winners
  • The top three teams from each country will be announced on 30 October 2017 and will be required to submit their trading strategy paper by 11:59pm (GMT+8) on 10 November 2017.
  • The top three teams will receive US$800, US$500 and US$400 respectively. All three teams will also have the opportunity to land an internship at CIMB Group (subject to meeting internship criteria).
  • The three teams from each country will then compete among themselves (on a level playing field once again) based on strategy alone.
  • The strategy paper submissions are subject to a maximum of five pages (not inclusive of cover page), a minimum Arial font size of 10 and 1 inch margins on all sides. Text should be 1.5 line spacing.
  • The team with the best strategy paper will be crowned the Regional Finalist tentatively in the fourth week of November 2017.
  • All Regional Finalist will then compete at the Grand Finale to be held in Jakarta.
  • The Regional Finalist teams will also be provided with free flight and accommodation (along with an accompanying lecturer) to the Grand Finale in Jakarta, Indonesia.
STAGE 5 Grand Finale
  • Date: 15 January 2018 (Monday)
  • Venue: Indonesian Stock Exchange, Jakarta.
  • The team with the best strategy paper from each country will gather in Jakarta to compete against other Regional Finalists in a team presentation.
  • Teams are required to present their respective trading strategies to a panel of judges.
  • Regional Finalist teams will be judged in various aspects. Refer to the judging criteria for further information.
  • The Regional Champion will walk away with US$12,000 and a trip to the Tokyo Stock Exchange, First Runner-up US$8,000, Second Runner-up US$5,000, Third Runner-up US$2,500, Fourth Runner-up US$1,500 and Fifth Runner-up US$800.
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Congratulations to Team Management of Universitas Gadjah Mada from Indonesia, who emerged as Regional Champion of the CIMB ASEAN Stock Challenge 2.0. at the Grand Finale held at the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX). They beat 5 other country champions and here are the full results.

Regional Champion : Team Management of Universitas Gadjah, Indonesia
1st runner-up : Team Litquidity Capital, National University of Singapore
2nd runner-up : Team The Brilliant, The University of Cambodia
3rd runner up : Team TA, Management and Science University, Malaysia
4th runner-up : Team Ray Kim, Chiang Mai University, Thailand
5th runner-up : Team HIO, Politeknik Brunei


Gentle reminder to the top 3 teams in each country: Please submit your strategy papers to your respective HR by 10 Nov 2017 11:59PM (GMT+8). Late entries will not be accepted.


Congratulations to the top 3 teams from each country! Please click here for the list of winners. Please submit your strategy papers to your respective countries' HR by 11:59PM (GMT+8) on 10 November 2017.


Team ranking as of 27/10/2017. Click here to access it.


Tomorrow is the last day of the ASC 2.0 and your last chance to win cash prizes totalling USD40,000 plus a trip to Tokyo's Stock Exchange for this year's winners!


Please note that 26 Oct 2017 is a public holiday in Thailand, hence SET will be closed for the day.


Team ranking as of 25/10/2017. Click here to access it.


Please note that 23 Oct 2017 is a public holiday in Thailand, hence SET will be closed for the day.


Team ranking as of 20/10/2017. Click here to access it.


Team ranking as of 17/10/2017. Click here to access it.


Please note that 18 Oct 2017 is a public holiday in Singapore and Malaysia, hence SGX and Bursa will be closed for the day.


The heat is on as we enter into the second week of the Challenge! Strategise and trade on the go via the ASC 2017 app that's available on both iOS and Android!


Team ranking as of 13/10/2017. Click here to access it.


Team ranking as of 11/10/2017. Click here to access it.


Find out your team's latest ranking in the Challenge after 7pm every Wed & Fri!


Pls note that the Transaction Cost Calculator has been updated. Use it to calculate the transaction cost for every matched trade in the 5 exchanges! Click here to access it.


The CIMB ASEAN Stock Challenge 2.0 officially begins today! It'll run for 3 weeks till 27 Oct 2017. Strive for cash prizes totalling US$40K PLUS a trip to the Tokyo Stock Exchange Japan for this year's winners!


The CIMB ASEAN Stock Challenge 2.0 mobile app is now available on both Apple Store and Play Store!


Registration ends today at 11:59PM! There will strictly be no extension of deadline, so grab your last chance to sign up for this Challenge!


Download the ASC 2017 mobile app on Android today! We're working on the iOS app; pls stay tuned for the latest update within this week!


The CIMB ASEAN Stock Challenge 2.0 Trial Period is now on till 6 Oct! Login to your account and familarise with the platform to gear up for the real deal on 9 Oct!


Due to overwhelming responses, we have decided to extend the registration period till 6 Oct 2017.


Get an additional virtual capital of USD20K, on top of the USD80K capital given to each team, by registering before 23 Sept 2017.


The CIMB ASEAN Stock Challenge 2.0 will be launched soon! Form your team of 2-3 pax and sign up between 18 Sept to 29 Sept 2017. Please note that participating teams should come from the same university.