A new PM, UK’s Economic Crime Plan and Transportation and logistic trends

Genuine Impact
Jul 25 · 3 min read

Here are the top 3 insights for July 25th

Today’s Brief

  • Royal London Asset Management: A new PM
  • Royal United Services Institute: The UK’s Economic Crime Plan: A First Step on the Road to Progress
  • PWC: Transportation and logistics trends 2019

A new PM

  • The UK gets a new Prime Minister — Boris Johnson — but not a new set of circumstances , still a divided Parliament and an economy that has lost its sheen
  • The outlook for the UK economy remains much as it was before, with significant uncertainty likely to linger and weigh on business investment and business sentiment
  • Bank of England can cut interest rates a bit and re-engage in quantitative easing, which is likely happen in a ‘no deal’ scenario

Genuine Scores for the top 3 U.K. funds

  • FP Foresight UK Infrastructure Income A Acc, 84
  • Finsbury Growth & Income Trust PLC, 80
  • LF Lindsell Train UK Equity Acc, 79

The UK’s Economic Crime Plan: A First Step on the Road to Progress

  • The UK government recently launched its first-ever comprehensive public–private Economic Crime Plan which lays out the government’s priorities for the rest of this parliamentary mandate
  • The government acknowledges the need to fill gaps in its knowledge of the scale and nature of economic crimes and recognise the tension between economic crime and data protection
  • The public–private joint governance of the newly created Economic Crime Strategic Board and the omission of corporate liability legislation from the plan have, however, raised some concerns

Genuine Scores for top 3 Financials Stocks

  • AXA, 77
  • CYBG, 76
  • Aviva, 76

Transportation and logistics trends 2019

  • New technologies are targeting a variety of logistics services, including automated scheduling, the consolidation of deliveries from multiple shippers, on-demand trucking and carrier-based data analytics
  • One such technology is blockchain, which despite being relatively nascent holds meaningful potential for transport and logistics, as it has the potential to eliminate lack of transparency by serving as an encrypted digital ledger tracking the movements of products
  • Partnerships or alliances linking startups with innovative technology ideas and established transportation and logistics firms may become more routine in the future

Genuine Scores for the top 3 Industrials funds

  • Maire Tecnimont, 72
  • FirstGroup, 72
  • China Yuchai, 71

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All the best,
Genuine Impact Team

p.s. all Genuine Scores are accurate as of the 25th of July

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