ACY Securities Set to Deliver TV-Style Trading Virtual Finale

ACY Securities is on track to deliver its 3rd Trading Cup Grand Final as a one-of-a-kind virtual event, plugging in the qualifying traders from around the world remotely and hosting the event from ACY Tower in Sydney.

With a minimum of $US150,000 in prize money, the competition is a six-month long live trading contest which consists of 6 stages and concludes with the upcoming Grand Final this Friday.

Hosted by the renowned ausbiz TV presenter and former Sky News Business anchor Nadine Blayney, the virtual Grand Final will show all the action from some of the world’s best traders battle it out to win the $US90,000 top 3 prize pool, with live analysis, interviews with experts, guest speakers and live crosses to the contenders.

Justin Pooni, Head of Marketing & Communications at ACY said the virtual event will be in a class of its own, delivering a fresh TV-show style format and allowing the virtual audience to trade alongside the contestants through a special demo account.

“This year the Trading Cup Grand Finale will be a very special virtual event and delivered in a format that is in a class of its own.  It will be a fresh, almost reality-TV show style format with all the raw emotions on display and a team of market watchers and traders commentating on the traders’ every moves.”

Justin Pooni continued on to say:

“And for the first time ever, the virtual audience members will be able to trade alongside the actual contestants through our Grand Final Demo Contest to see how they stack up.  With a life-style DJ to provide a cooling ambience to the heat and energy of the contest, and Tim Cahill dropping in via live feed to say hello, the Grand Finale on Friday is an experience you won’t want to miss.”

The winner of the Demo Contest receives a Limited-Edition Tim Cahill signed and framed jersey.  For more info on the Grand Final Demo Contest or the Grand Final virtual stream, visit the

In each of the last two years, the Trading Cup grand final has attracted a growing audience of traders and viewers globally, and this year the competition expects to attract a record-breaking audience with the event being streamed live on YouTube, Facebook and Mudu as well as on

The Trading Cup Grand Final live stream starts at 8pm AEST. Watch the Grand Final Promo Film.

Australia’s leading media personality and Channel 7 TV host David Koch talks Trading Cup with newly appointed ACY Chief Operating Officer, Ashley Jessen. 

David Koch, who is the long-standing host of Sunrise and one of Australia’s most popular TV hosts, sat down with Ashley Jessen to ask him all about the Trading Cup.

David Koch asked Mr Jessen, who has recently been appointed ACY’s Chief Operating Officer, about the history of the competition, why the Grand Final is traded over the US Non-farm payroll release, what it will take to be crowned champion and how ACY powers the Trading Cup.

Watch the David Koch Trading Cup interview with Ashley Jessen.

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