Winners of HAAFOR CHALLENGE 2017

Thank you for participating in HAAFOR challenge! 
We are particularly impressed with all of the thoughtful scripts submissions.
The results on this post are now final with first three characters of your email.

con* 75.59 139367.32 0.000542
gra* 75.87 138893.25 0.000546
gif* 76.68 136898.84 0.000560
hph* 77.35 137717.54 0.000562
cst* 77.84 135947.80 0.000573

We hope you had enjoyed the challenge.
We will contact the Top 2 participants for the award. Also we will give gifts to some of participants. As announced the award is 12.9-inch iPad Pro(256GiB). We will personally contact two winners and participants who will earn gifts.

Thank you again for your participation.

Due:31 Jul 2017


Annoucement:Winners will be contacted via email by 31st July 2017



HAAFOR Challenge 2017 gives a rare opportunity to learn about computational science and applied/financial math. The challenge problem would be an example of various problems that should be resolved to make good Prediction Models in quantitative trading. For the best two challengers(winners), 12.9-inch iPad Pro(256GiB) will be awarded. We encourage anyone interested to participate. Winners or high rankers will be invited to special interview sessions by HAAFOR executives for quantitative researcher positions at HAAFOR group.

Note: There was a typo in the previous version of the Challenge Question PDF – the answer of the example was incorrect and is now fixed.

Due:15 Jul 2017

Submission:Please email your source code and the answer file to with subject – [Challenge]

Annoucement:Winners will be contacted via email by 31st July 2017.