Shares race ends with Ellis just ahead of Pritchard


Angie Ellis of 80 20 Investments has edged out Richard Pritchard, who plays as the Chartist, to take line honours at the conclusion of the four-week Shares Race.

Ellis grew her original $100,000 to $138,636, to nudge out Pritchard, who finished with $138,371.

Her star pick, DigitalX, which is also the best-performing pick of all, ends the race with her original $10,000 worth $31,250.

DigitalX is a facilitator of overseas money transfers using digital currencies.

Ellis' second-best performer, Big Un, which provides video-marketing services to businesses, ends the race worth $20,133.

Her third-best pick, Australian Mines, the cobalt-nickel-scandium player, finished the race worth $13,770.

Pritchard finished the race with Pointerra, his best performer, worth $25,161.

Pointerra uses the cloud for managing, distributing and visualising massive 3D data sets.

???Another of Pritchard's picks, Titomic, which uses 3D printing to bring speed and scale to "metal additive manufacturing", is worth $22,353.

He has also done well from Cann Group, the medical cannabis company, which is worth $19,362.

???Of Pritchard's 10 stocks, nine are in the black compared with seven of Ellis' 10 picks.

The S&P/ASX 200 ended the week, which for the Shares Race is the close on Thursday, at about 5990 points, up from about 5950 points. Over the four weeks of the race, the index is up almost 2 per cent.

The Shares Race is a fantasy shares game. Contestants start with $100,000 across 10 stocks.

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