News Releases

  • IHS Markit and Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) Launch Local Currency Saudi Government Sukuk Indices

    Monday, February, 24, 2020

    LONDON and RIYADH (February 24, 2020) — IHS Markit (NYSE: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, in collaboration with the Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul), today announced the launch of the iBoxx Tadawul SAR Government Sukuk Index, a riyal-denominated index aimed at tracking the performance of Saudi government Sukuks. The index is the first of a series of benchmar...
  • Aegon UK goes live on thinkFolio Managed Service from IHS Markit to support its new multi-asset fund range

    Thursday, February, 20, 2020

    LONDON (February 20, 2020) – IHS Markit (NYSE: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced that Aegon UK, one of the world's leading providers of life insurance, pensions and asset management, is live on the thinkFolio Managed Service platform. The front-office team at Aegon UK is using thinkFolio to manage the firm’s investments following the launch...
  • Vienna Alliance Wavers in Face of Coronavirus Threat

    Tuesday, February, 11, 2020

    Back to work? This week was supposed to mark a return to something like normal for China. But even after a month of widespread quarantines and travel bans, the data doesn’t yet indicate a sustained slowdown in the outbreak. The number of cases doubled over the last week and topped 40,000 over the weekend, while the number of deaths has now exceeded the SARS pandemic. Many large companies in Chin...
  • IHS Markit Announces 35th World Petrochemical Conference, March 24-27, 2020, in New Orleans

    Monday, February, 10, 2020

    HOUSTON (Feb. 10, 2020) — IHS Markit (NYSE: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, is pleased to announce the 35th Annual World Petrochemical Conference (WPC), March 24-27, 2020, at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside in New Orleans. This four-day event draws on the theme “20/20 Vision: Forging New Futures,” which will focus on a variety of topics including the ...
  • Coronavirus couldn't come at a worse time for global shipping

    Sunday, February, 9, 2020

    Given the scale of the economic shock, the impact of the novel coronavirus on the global shipping industry is clearly negative. IHS Markit’s economics team expects that the coronavirus could reduce Chinese GDP growth by as much as 1% in 2020. Global real GDP would be 0.8% lower in the first quarter of 2020, and 0.5% lower in the second quarter before progressively recovering.
  • Impacts of Coronavirus Containment Effort Ripple Through Global Economy

    Thursday, February, 6, 2020

    Coronavirus will have a larger negative effect on the global economy than the SARS outbreak in 2003. At the time of SARS, China was the sixth largest economy, accounting for only 4.2% of world GDP. China is now the world’s second largest economy, accounting for 16.3% of world GDP. Therefore, any slowdown in the Chinese economy sends not ripples but waves across the globe. 
  • Weekly Earnings Growth Continues to Increase as Jobs Growth Holds Steady

    Tuesday, February, 4, 2020

    Rochester, N.Y. (February 4, 2020) – The latest Paychex | IHS Markit Small Business Employment Watch reflects a continuation of the tight labor market to start 2020. Weekly earnings growth improved for the 13th consecutive month, reaching 3.59 percent in January. Weekly hours worked were up 0.83 percent from last year, contributing to the growth in weekly earnings. The pace of small business emp...
  • IHS Markit and MSCI Establish ESG Index Collaboration

    Tuesday, February, 4, 2020

    NEW YORK (February 4, 2020) – IHS Markit (NYSE: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced a collaboration with MSCI that enables MSCI’s Environmental Social and Governance (ESG) rating and research data to be applied in the broad range of fixed income and credit indices from IHS Markit.
  • IHS Markit Canada Manufacturing PMI®

    Monday, February, 3, 2020

    Business conditions improved only slightly across the Canadian manufacturing sector in January, with subdued customer demand continuing to hold back production volumes and staff hiring. Moreover, manufacturers sought to reduce their inventory volumes in response to weak order books. Stocks of purchases dropped for the second month running, while post-production inventories were cut to the greates...
  • IHS Markit U.S. Manufacturing PMI™

    Monday, February, 3, 2020

    U.S. manufacturing firms indicated a slower overall improvement in operating conditions in January, in part stemming from a renewed drop in export orders. Firms also increased their workforce numbers at a slower pace amid less robust demand conditions. Nevertheless, manufacturers were more confident of a rise in production over the coming year as output expectations strengthened.