Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Rossi Still the Boss in Our Big-Dealing Game

Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Rossi Still the Boss in Our Big-Dealing Game

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RICCARDO Rossi has done it again. The 29-year-old Londoner banked [pound]1.63 million in profits last week to maintain his top slot in This Is Money's unique fantasy sharetrader game.

Rossi has racked up a total of [pound]3.03 million in paper profits and is more than [pound]1 million ahead of his nearest challenger, Alan Blick, who was last year's winner.

Rossi, who invested in a new computer in order to play fantasy sharetrader, says the volatile stock market is helping his strategy: "The technology and banking sectors are moving up and down so frequently that it is great for this type of game. On average I am banking about 10 trades every 15 minutes."

He now has his eye fixed on the grand prize of [pound]15,000, which will be awarded to the person who has banked the most profits by 6 April, the end of the eight-week game period.

To play fantasy sharetrader, contestants pick 20 shares from 10 industry sectors. …

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