You are given a notional £100,000 to invest in the UK stock

You are given a notional £100,000 to invest in the UK stock market in shares listed on the FTSE ALL Share index. You need to build a diversified investment portfolio, which consists of at least 10 companies based on fundamental analysis.

Given a notional £100,000 to invest in the UK stock

Firstly, you are given a notional £100,000 to invest in the UK stock market in shares listed on the FTSE ALL Share index. Also, you need to build a diversified investment portfolio, which consists of at least 10 companies based on fundamental analysis. The aim is to maximize the returns of the investment. Also, try to beat the market, e.g. achieving a greater return on average than the market return during the period of trading. It is important you can demonstrate that you understand why you invest in those companies and are able to justify your share selections. You need to make explicit reference to Efficient Market Hypothesis (EMH) in your analysis.

Assignment Requirements

Firstly, given a notional £100,000 to invest in the UK stock market.

Secondly,  You should demonstrate your understanding in equity investment. Be able to explain why you buy and sell the selected shares. The market is represent ed by the FTSE ALL Share Index. If you do not beat the market you will not lose marks. You must calculate the return on the market from your first trade to your last trade in order to determine whether you have beaten the market or not.

Also, The shares MUST be list ed on the FTSE ALL Share Index.

Further, Your investments should be based upon fundamental analysis.  (It is optional if you would like to use technical analysis in your trading).

More-so,  The portfolio must contain at least 10 companies in this assignment.

Additionally,  You need to build your portfolio and start trading by 1st November 2019 the latest, but you could commence trading earlier if you like. The end date of trading period is by 1st March 2020. So, you have approximately 4 months to trade. This means that you are going to have to use short-term investment strategies.

Also,  Your need to justify the holding period of individual shares you bought. Should reflect the trading strategies/selection criteria used to build up your investment portfolio.

Finally,  As part of trading record, a monthly review on the portfolio performance is require. You should also document how your investment decisions might change based on the monthly review.

Lastly, trade as many times as you like, bearing in mind the transaction costs and stamp duties associated with each trade.