Financial Research and Learning Lab

Accessing RIT

Workstations

RIT  is available on all terminals in the Financial Research and Learning Lab (Desmarais 2186).

RIT will also be made available on all three computer labs in Desmarais (DMS2130, DMS2140, DMS2150).

1. Click on the RIT Icon on the desktop

2. Enter a username and password and click submit

3. You will then be asked to create an account (a new account needs to be created for each different case)

3. Login to the account with the following information:

  • IP: rit.telfer.uottawa.ca
  • Port: As assigned

At Home

As an additional option, students can access RIT Client and Cases (only when loaded) from home and on their personal computers. To download the RIT Client, please visit the website and follow the installation instructions.

Please visit the website regularly to see which cases are active or email us to request a case on a specific topic you would like to practice.

What do you think of RIT?

What do you think of RIT?
I have used it and love it!: 5 votes (29.41%)
I haven't used it.: 0 votes (0%)
It should be integrated into more courses.: 5 votes (29.41%)
I have used it and don't like it.: 0 votes (0%)
I would like more training to learn more.: 4 votes (23.53%)
I still don't know what it is.: 3 votes (17.65%)
Total Votes: 17

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Rotman Interactive Trader (RIT)

What is RIT?

Rotman Interactive Trader (RIT) is an order-driven market simulator working off a series of cases on various topics of finance and the capital markets created by the University of Toronto.

Each case includes a case brief for instruction and many cases also come with Excel support sheets to help with decision making and analysis.

For more detailed description of RIT, how it works, and the learning objectives of the application please visit the RIT Welcome Page.

RIT Features Include the Following:

  • Simulation of Order Driven Markets
  • Institutional-Strength Order Management System (OMS)
  • Risk Management
  • Simulation of Financial Projects
    • Equities
    • Fixed Income
    • Options
    • Futures
    • Commodities
  • Computerized Agents
    • Noise Traders
    • Liquidity Traders
    • Option Traders
    • Buy-Side Institutional Orders
  • Other Features:
    • Real Time News Delivery
    • Real-Time Administrative Monitoring

To see how RIT works you can access the Demo which runs 24/7.

Please visit the RIT Website for more information on the software and its capabilities

User Guides and Tutorials

Please view the two RIT tutorial videos to get started.

Several user guides have been created by RIT to help with installation, real-time data links and VBA with RIT:

Curent Running Cases

To access the cases please use the following information on the RIT software:

Server Name: rit.telfer.uottawa.ca

Ports:

Liability Trading 3: 10001