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Framlington World Cup challenge

The final results of the Framlington World Cup Investment Challenge were announced in last week&#39s Money Marketing but today we announce that the overall winner of the competition is Nick Pike, whose Lazy Boyz team have held on to the top spot with an overall gain of 10.92 per cent during the 12 weeks of the contest.

John Bramwell&#39s HL Reserves were second with a 10.49 per cent gain and he deserves a special commendation for pushing Pike all the way. Third was one-time leader Brian Rooney, whose team were the Mickey Rooneys.

Putting the game&#39s indices into practice would have meant that England would have been knocked out in the first round, with Russia and Slovenia fighting it out in the final. Let&#39s hope England do better in the real tournament.

Congratulations to all three managers for such an excellent finish to the competition and to all of you who were brave enough to participate in the game. We hope you have enjoyed it.

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