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The Deree – ACG Simulated Trading Room

Where high-end technology meets a real-world trading experience

The ACG Simulated Trading Room is a state-of-the-art trading room, unique in its kind in the region of Southeastern Europe. Operating since January 2018, the Simulated Trading Room is true to ACG’s vision to provide transformative education to its students and to help reinvigorate Greece through education and knowledge sharing.

A distinctive training and research opportunity

The ACG Simulated Trading Room is built to offer its students a real-world trading experience through specially designed Financial Markets Trading courses. As such it broadens students’ knowledge of financial services, promotes awareness of the global financial markets and increases employability of ACG graduates by  providing students with unique training in Greece and a competitive edge in the domestic and international job market.

The technology

The ACG Simulated Trading Room provides a real sense of technological sophistication, bringing financial markets to the students’ fingertips through cutting-edge software and hardware. Recreating a professional financial environment, the ACG Simulated Trading Room is supported by the latest trends in technology featuring:

  • 25 PC stations with dual monitors
  • 2 Interactive Ultra short throw projectors
  • Instructor document camera
  • High definition PTZ conference camera
  • Satellite TV
  • 4 (65”) TVs
  • Integrated sound system with wireless instructor microphone
  • 27 feet Full Color LED Ticker display with access to stock information
  • Full high speed wireless connectivity
  • Video conferencing

The Simulated Trading Room will also operate a number of software programs, among which:

  • A unique for a higher education institution Thomson Reuters FXT closed group dealing system
  • Thomson Reuters EIKON database (formerly Datastream)
  • Bloomberg
  • NASDAQ Morning Star
  • Palisade
  • Rotman