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Virtual Stock Market Simulator
How to use Thndr's stock market simulator
What is Thndr's stock market simulator?
Thndr’s stock market simulator is a virtual trading environment that is a replica of what is happening in the Egyptian Stock Market. Here users can choose stocks, put in orders and track their stocks’ performance using virtual funds. This means they don’t use any real money. Users toggle the virtual account on and then they can use virtual funds to trade on the simulator. For beginners, trading on the simulator is a great way to learn as well as become more familiar with the app. For more expe
How similar/close is the simulator to real life trading?
Our stock market simulator replicates the conditions of the Egyptian Stock Market in real time and looks and feels like real trading. It’s important to understand that there are a bunch of factors, like risk tolerance, and market psychology, that only apply in real trading affecting decisions and performance.
How can I open a virtual account?
All you need is an email and a smartphone. Download the thndr app from the App Store or Google Play Sign up Go to Invest tab Tap on “Start learning how to invest” when you get the simulator message
What type of stocks can I invest in?
You can invest in any stocks listed in the Egyptian Stock Exchange.
How much virtual funds do I get?
You get 100,000 EGP in virtual funds to invest in virtual stocks.
When can I place an order on the simulator?
You have access to the simulator 24/7, but orders are only placed during trading hours between 10 AM and 2:30 PM.
Are the stock prices live or is there a delay?
Stock prices are updated every 15 minutes.
What happens if I gain/lose money on the simulator?
When you gain and lose money on the simulator you are gaining and losing virtual currency (pretend money). Look at this as a performance metric showing you how much return you would have made if you were trading in the real world.
What else can I access in simulator mode?
You have access to all other app features while in simulator mode. To help you invest smartly, we provide you with access to market news and data, and you'll be able to follow stocks you are interested in by adding them to your watchlist. You also have access to educational material on our learn tab.
I’m new to investment, how do I choose which stocks to buy?
You can find educational material on our learn tab to help you get started. Learning to invest through virtually trading on our simulator is also a great way to get experience, become familiar with the app and try out different approaches.
How can I turn off the virtual environment and start making real trades?
You can turn off the virtual environment and start making real trades by completing your account opening form to open your trading account.
Can I still use my virtual account after opening a brokerage account?
The simulator will continue to be available on our app after real trading is launched. More information about that will be available then.