About the Game

2024 Game has started

To register or login to the ASX Investor Portal:

  1. Go to www.asx.com.au.
  2. Select Login (top right hand side).
  3. If you are a previous Investor Portal user, login with your Investor Portal username and password.
  4. If you are new to the Game and not yet an Investor Portal user, select ‘Join Now.’ 
  5. Once you have logged into the portal, select the ASX Sharemarket Game and register for the Game.

If you need additional help with registering read the 'How to register' fact sheet or watch this How to register video tutorial.

Additionally, you can review our FAQs and how to register and trouble-shooting tips sections.

The Game

The Game gives you an opportunity to learn about the sharemarket and how it works. You get $50,000 virtual cash. You can buy and sell shares in 300+ companies listed on ASX using live prices and will be charged brokerage on each trade, simulating real sharemarket conditions. The Game now also provides you with exposure to 55 ETFs and 5 LICs to diversify your portfolio.

So if you are thinking about trading but not quite ready to step in yet, the Sharemarket Game is a great way to test your strategies. Plus entry is free and there are some great prizes.

2024 new format: Extended Game time and more prizes!  

Here are the key changes:  

  • A longer game period over 26 weeks giving you more time to invest and implement your investing strategy,   
  • More chances to win with monthly prizes for the most improved portfolio,
  • Increased prize values with a first prize of $3,000 for the top-performing portfolio, and  
  • Reduced brokerage costs ($15) to reflect real-market trading conditions. 

Join the Game to:

  • Gain knowledge of the sharemarket
  • Experience how to buy and sell shares
  • Test your investment strategies
  • Create a league and beat your mates
  • And maybe win some great prizes

Calling all university students! 

If you are currently a university student (18 years old or over) and you register for the Game with a valid university email address, you will also are be eligible to compete for the University prize - awarding the best performing university portfolio with a $1,500 cash prize. 

A League of Your Own

Leagues are a really popular feature of the Game as you can participate alongside friends, family or work colleagues. It’s a great way to share your successes, learnings and have a bit of friendly competition - and maybe even take out the win! Create a league now.

How the Game works

  • Runs for 26 weeks
  • Buy and sell shares in any of the 300+ nominated ASX Listed companies
  • Place orders to buy or sell shares any time, however orders are only processed when the market is open
  • When processed, orders will match what is in the live market (Tradematch only)
  • Monitor your shares via your portfolio dashboard
  • Create a stop loss to protect your portfolio value

Any questions or feedback - you can ask us at share.game@asx.com.au.


Game 1, 2024 

Registrations will close on July 25
Trading will run from March 7 to September 5 

Win Cash Prizes

Monthly prize for the most improved portfolio

Individual - Overall
First: $3,000
Second: $2,000
Third: $1,500

Individual University prize
Best-performing portfolio: $1,500

Leagues - 2 prizes

1) Minor League (10 and under)

First place -
Group prize $1,000 

2) Major League (11 or more)
First place -
Group prize $3,000

See Rules for more info