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News & Notes: U. students finish seventh in trading competition

A team of four University students finished in seventh place out of 52 teams at the Rotman International Trading Competition, the largest trading competition in the world.

Teams from top universities in Italy, South Africa, Canada, Thailand, Egypt and the United States competed to maximize their profits in several rounds of simulated trading environments.

The competition took place at the University of Toronto from Feb. 20-22.

Ankit Buddhiraju ’15, Wesley Cao ’15, Kubrat Danailov ’15 and Henry Qu ’15 were the top-ranking team of undergraduates from the United States, beating teams from institutions such as MIT, Stanford and Cornell.

The teams representing LUISS University from Italy and Université Laval from Canada tied for first place.

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