Terms & Conditions: Active Trading Tournament 2024

Terms & Conditions: Active Trading Tournament 2024

The following terms and conditions (the “Terms & Conditions”) shall apply to the “Active Trading Tournament 2024” Campaign (the “Campaign”) organized by InvestingNote and co sponsored by UBS AG and Societe Generale (the “Sponsor”) and supported by Singapore Exchange Limited (the “SGX”).

Campaign Period

  1. Registration will begin from 15 July 2024 to 30 August 2024, and the “Trading Tournament” will be conducted from 12 August (9am) to 30 August 2024 (5pm), both dates inclusive (the “Campaign Period”).
  2. The Campaign consists of Two Rounds: Elimination Round (from 12 Aug 2024 – 30 Aug 2024) and Pitch Round.

    Elimination Round: A free-for-all trading simulation that includes all participants.
    Pitch Round: The top 5 traders with highest portfolio returns will be invited to Singapore on 14 September to do a live pitch on stage in front of panel of judges to be amongst the top 3 to win cash prizes. A minimum of four trades for each participant is also required to be the top 5 traders.

Winners and Prizes **

Types of winnersAmountRound Eligibility
Daily winners$50 worth of prizes^ per trading dayTournament Round
Grand winners1st place: S$3,000
2nd place: S$2,000
3rd place: S$1,000
Top 5 Finalists Pitch Round
  • Daily winners: Selected based on the biggest realised profit (absolute positive return) for any single DLC instrument on the particular trading day during the tournament.
    • Example:
      Participant A bought DLC X on day 1, sold it on day 3 with S$1,000 realised profit. Participant B bought DLC Y on day 2, closed half his position on day 3 for a realised profit of S$750 while the remaining half of his position has an unrealized profit of S$750. In this case, Participant A will be chosen as the Daily winner for day 3 as the selection is based on realised profits only. Profit calculations are based on a First-In-First-Out basis in the case of participant B.
  • Grand winners: Top 3 participants amongst the Top 5 Finalists in the Pitch Round. Top 5 finalists winners will be required to have minimum four trades during the round in order to be selected for the Pitch Round.

*In order to be eligible ‘winners’, participants must send over their personal photo and real identity details and must be physically present to pitch at Singapore happening on 14 September 2024.

^Prizes are to be determined and carry a value of up to S$50.

Other Prizes:

1 x iPhone 15 worth $1,300

Make-A-Trade Prize:

$30 vouchers for 30 lucky participants who make at least 3 trades – the more you trade, the higher the chances to win!

Eligibility and Entry

  1. Upon registration, participation will be confirmed upon receiving a notification via email. All registered participants will be required to have an InvestingNote account in order to participate in this Campaign. Each participant is only eligible for one (1) virtual trading account.
  2. The simulation trading tournament will be held on the InvestingNote website platform (https://www.investingnote.com) based on virtual money. Every trade is subject to a fixed commission rate of S$10 or a 0.08% per trade, whichever is higher.
  3. Participants must be at least 18 years of age, and open to both Singaporeans and Malaysians and will have to fulfil other requirements and pre-requisites, specified by the Organizer from time to time.
  4. In order to be grand winners, participants will be required to have a minimum four trades during the tournament.
  5. Prize winners are only eligible to Singaporeans or Malaysians and will have to fulfil other requirements and pre-requisites, specified by the Organizer from time to time.

Tournament Details:

  1. To participate in the Campaign, participants are required to carry out the following:-

(a) Register on the Campaign Registration Page hosted on www.investingnote.com within the Campaign Period;

(b) Participants are required to provide Name as per NRIC/Passport, Mobile Number and Email Address.

(c) Build a simulated investment portfolio with a virtual initial capital of one hundred thousand Singapore dollars (S$100,000) through trading predefined securities products listed on SGX, specifically UBS and Societe Generale Daily Leverage Certificates (DLC) within the Campaign Period.

  1. Tradable securities are only UBS and Societe Generale Daily Leverage Certificates (DLC) for the purpose of this tournament. The list of available UBS and Societe Generale DLCs for trading can be found at InvestingNote.com 
  2. Each registered participant will be given S$100,000 virtual capital to trade in one Round. 
  3. Only Market Orders can be placed – participants will have to monitor the market actively to buy and sell. No advanced order is allowed.
  4. The maximum allocation of cash per DLC trade for each underlying stock/index is 40% of the total portfolio.
  5. Orders are only allowed during periods where the Designated Market Maker, UBS and Societe Generale, are providing a market on the DLCs. The regular trading hours on trading days are listed below: 
    Singapore DLCs (both index and single stocks) : 9am to 12pm; 1pm to 5pm.
    US Index DLCs: 9:00am to 12pm; 1pm to 5pm
    Hong Kong index DLCs: 9:30am to 12pm; 1pm to 4pm
    Hong Kong stock DLCs: 9:30am to 12pm; 1pm to 4pm
  6. In the case of a halt or suspension of the underlying asset or DLC, it will not be tradable. 
  7. Short selling of DLCs are not permitted. 
  8. No margin account is allowed.
  9. In the event that any securities products in the participant’s portfolio is suspended and halt at any point in time during the Campaign Period, the holdings of these securities will be calculated based on the last intrinsic close.
  10. Only realised profits will be taken into account at the end of the campaign. In the case of open positions not closed out by the end of the Campaign, the intrinsic close will be used to calculate the gain/loss.
  11. During the Campaign Period, a leaderboard showing the most updated results of participants will be shown. The leaderboard will be updated periodically.
  12. During the Campaign period, the participants’ portfolios will be set to ‘public’ and will be visible to external visitors.
  13. The Organizer reserves the right to change the game rules, prizes and winners, including the right to review any suspicious activity.

General Terms and Conditions

  1. Any form of abuses, hacks or cheating is strongly prohibited. Those who are against the Terms and Conditions will be disqualified. 
  2. By participating in the Campaign, participants shall be deemed to have read, understood, accepted and be bound by (i) these Terms and Conditions and (ii) the Terms of Service of InvestingNote.com.
  3. The participant hereby confirms, represents and warrants that such participant is not and will not be in breach of any law in such participant’s country of residence or other applicable law regarding the legality of entering into and participating in the Campaign. The Organizer, its affiliates, partners, sponsors, service providers and their respective employees, officers, agents and representatives, shall not be responsible or liable for the participants in the Campaign in breach of such laws. Each participant is advised to check and seek relevant advice on the applicable laws before participating in the Campaign.
  4. The participant consents and authorises the Organizer and its partners to collect, store, use and disclose the information provided by such participant or collected during or after Campaign (including name, contact details, email addresses and other personal data and information) for the purpose of or in connection with the Campaign and ancillary purposes, including without limitation the following: (i) planning and administration of the Campaign; (ii) promotion, advertising and/or marketing the Campaign (present or future) and/or other events and activities organised or sponsored by the Organizer.
  5. The Organizer reserves the right, at any time to reverse, delete or update any transaction in the simulation platform placed by participants as it deems fit.
  6. The Organizer reserves the right to halt, withdraw or cancel the Campaign or to amend or change these Terms and Conditions at any time for whatever reason and without giving prior notice. The decision of the Organizer on all matters relating to or in connection with the Campaign is final, and no correspondence will be entertained.
  7. The Organizer reserves the right, at any time in its sole and absolute discretion to substitute or alter any of the prizes without notice to the participants.
  8. The Prizes used in all marketing collaterals pertaining to the Draws are for illustration purposes and actual Prizes may vary in terms of colour etc. The winners shall accept their respective Prizes “as they are”.
  9. The Organizers make no representation or warranty to the quality of the Prizes and assumes no liability or responsibility for any defects or non-performance of the Prizes.
  10. The Organizers are not responsible for any Prize losses or claims caused by error in entry of personal particulars.
  11. Prizes are not transferable or exchangeable for cash or any other items.
  12. Staff of the associated Organizers & Sponsors will not be eligible to win prizes in this campaign.
  13. Prize winners are eligible to both Singaporeans and Malaysians.
  14. Prize winners must accept their prizes based on their region of residence. Prize can be converted to a relevant alternative with a similar value based on winners’ region of residence.
  15. By signing up for this tournament, all participants are giving consent to receive UBS’ and Societe Generale’s DLC newsletter, unless they opt out while registering.

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