Investment Group

9.30am, Thursday December 6th

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 November meeting commenced with a review of the individual investment performances of the thirteen members who participated in the latest ASX Sharemarket Game, which  ended on November 14th.  Andrew Diver was the winner. Peter Ferguson was in second place,  Eric Berzkalns in third place, and Paul Flanagan a close fourth. The current turbulent state of the Australian Sharemarket saw the value of our participants’ portfolios fall last month. 

As in previous months, I thank Eric Berzkalns, who presented the ASX’s research on the price performance and associated financial information about stocks held by our participating members. This led to an active and informative first session as our members discussed a wide and interesting range of relevant investment subjects.

After a late tea break, Eric Berzkalns presented a well-researched presentation that discussed and dissected the  “Cost of Food Miles (or Kilometres) in our lives.”   This was an eye-opener as it covered so many examples of food criss-crossing our globe between when it is first grown or bred, then part-processed in a distant district or country, to end up in yet another country to travel further, before finally being consumed, or ending up on our kitchen shelves or the like.

We welcome all Club members, wives and partners to our last meeting for 2018.  It is also an opportunity for our members and friends to join in an end-of-year lunch.   

STOP PRESS:- The Investment Group’s first meeting in 2019 will be on Thursday February 7th – same time, same venue. See you there!



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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