Investment Group

9.30am, Thursday November 1st

Balwyn Baptist Church, 517 Whitehorse Road, Balwyn (Melway 46 F8)

Please Note: Instructions for signing up for the ASX Sharemarket Game, which begins on August 2nd can be found below.

Our October meeting commenced with a Skype link to Eric Berzkalns in Daylesford to review the investment performances of the 13 participants in the current ASX Sharemarket Game.  Peter Ferguson and Andrew Diver are sharing the lead, with Eric Berzkalns not too far behind. These positions are expected to switch back and forth before the game ends on November 14th, given the current turbulent state of the Australian Sharemarket. Non-participant Club members are encouraged to join our Group and this well-run Sharemarket Game.

Before the Skype session ended, Eric undertook an interesting, and at times, humorous presentation on the subject of Money.  Thanks again to Eric for his presentations of the ASX Sharemarket Game data, which contributes greatly to the success of our Group’s meetings, as well as his detailed research, and clever and interesting presentations on various investment-related subjects.

After morning tea, an active discussion and debate took place on how recent state and local government changes, promises, and the forthcoming Victorian state and federal elections will influence share price movements among listed stocks as they undergo reassessment by our members and the general investment public. In all, another interesting and successful  meeting.

At our November meeting,  we will look at the cost of “Food Miles (or Kilometres) in our lives”. Members are asked to search supermarket shelves during the month, and the person who brings the item that has travelled the greatest distance will win!



To participate in the ASX Sharemarket Game –

1) Go to the ASX website – 

2) Register or Login to MyASX
If you are already registered with MyASX, click “Login to MyASX” (top right on the ASX homepage), add your username and password and login. 
If you haven’t registered before, simply click the “Register” button; fill in your details and register. 
Once you have confirmed your registration via an email link sent to your inbox, login to MyASX.

3) Complete the Game registration.
Once you have logged into MyASX – go to the MyASX home page and select the ASX Sharemarket Game. 
Complete your Game registration by choosing a player name and filling in other essentials for the Game. 
You will then be registered for the ASX Sharemarket Game. All the best, and good stock selections!

4) Join the league. 
Under the “Game Play” menu, select “Leagues” and then “Join leagues”.
Enter in the details below:
League ID: 23598
Password: pizza8

You will be joining the league: Probus B-Champs


The Group meets on the first Thursday of each month. 

Learn about, and collectively enjoy the experience of managing a virtual share portfolio.

Members can also participate in the quarterly “Mike Neville Investment Competition” or the ASX Share Market Game when it is running.

Gain members’ insights and discuss their individual selections in a virtual portfolio.

Come and join us for a chat. Both novice and experienced investors are always welcome.

After our coffee break / informal chat, we explore current economic topics and financial opportunities for our group.

All members, partners and friends are welcome to JOIN US.

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