The top 13 participants achieved a return of 12.3% on average during the competition, whilst the DFM General Index was up 6.8% during the same period. Prizes, certificates of appreciation and trophies were distributed during the closing ceremony in the presence of Mr. Hassan Al Serkal, Executive Vice President, COO, and Head of Operations.
The number of participants in the 12th round has increased 35% compared to the 2013 competition to 3233 students from 40 schools and universities in the UAE and beyond. The participating students and educational institutions praised the leading role of DFM Stock Game in promoting the investment awareness amongst the younger generation. Mohammed Saleh Al Dhefairi from American University in the Emirates was the first place winner.