Investment Group

9.30am, Thursday 7th February 

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


Please Note: Instructions for signing up for the ASX Sharemarket Game, which begins on February 21st can be found below.


At our first meeting of the year, we welcomed Barry Johnson back to the Group after several months away. Members discussed the Group, and individuals, joining the year’s first ASX Sharemarket Game, which commenced on 21st February and ends on 5th June. The necessary information for taking part in the competition is available on the “Investment Group” page of the Club’s web site. Individual participants are encouraged to join in with the Group’s combined entry “Balwyn Central PROBUS” in the League Section of the competition. It will have its own portfolio, composed of six ASX 200 stocks voted on by members at the first meeting, and then freshly selected at each subsequent monthly meeting during the competition.

The current turbulent state of the Australian Sharemarket, the findings of the Banking Royal Commission, and the expanding media coverage of the ALP’s proposed Dividend Imputation and reduced Capital Gain Tax Discount led to an active and informative exchange between our members throughout the meeting. This was expanded on by a very “pertinent to our time” presentation by Eric Berzkalns entitled “Millennials are Different”, which drew attention to how their lifestyle, material, political and financial aims and outlook are very different from people of our age.

Remember the ASX Sharemarket Game is open to all Club  members – why not have a go!

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: 25333
Password: pizza19

You will be joining the league: Balwyn Centrl PROBUS



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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