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  • IHS Markit Modifies Share Repurchase Authorization

    IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today said its Board of Directors has approved modification of the company’s previously announced August 2016 share repurchase authorization.

    Corporate
  • Leaders of World’s Major Energy Companies Among Speakers at CERAWeek 2017

    Chief executives and other senior leaders of the world’s major energy-producing companies will address delegates during CERAWeek 2017, March 6-10 at the Hilton Americas—Houston.

    CERAWeek by IHS Markit is the premier annual international gathering of energy industry leaders, experts, government officials and policymakers, leaders from the technology, financial and industrial communities – and energy technology innovators.

    Energy
  • State-by-State Employment Growth 2017
    Improvement in oil/gas producing state economies; strong growth in the Sunbelt: US Regional Economic Outlook

    Excerpts from IHS Global Insight Principal Economist Karl Kuykendall’s special report US regional economic predictions for 2017 follows.  Feel free to quote from below.  To speak with an IHS Global Insight US Regional Economist, or for a full copy of the report, please contact press@ihs.com.

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    Improvement in the oil/gas producing state economies; continued recovery in labor markets; strong growth in the Sunbelt expected

    Karl Kuykendall, principal economist, IHS Global Insight

    The South

    Economics Media
  • IHS Markit Polyethylene Global Demand by Region for 2016
    Consumerization of Rising Chinese Middle Class Driving Strong Global Demand for Key Plastic Polyethylene, IHS Markit Says

    HOUSTON (Jan. 25, 2017) – Led by China and India, rising middle class consumers in Asia and elsewhere are driving increasing global demand for polyethylene (PE), a key plastic, according to new research from IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions. The world’s most used plastic, PE is essential for the production of numerous materials ranging from film for packaging and grocery bags, to detergent bottles and pipe for construction.

    Country & Industry Forecasting Media
  • OPEC Secretary General and IEA Executive Director to Deliver Remarks at CERAWeek 2017

    The Secretary General of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), H.E. Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo will deliver remarks to delegates during CERAWeek 2017, March 6-10 at the Hilton Americas—Houston. Mr. Barkindo will appear alongside the Executive Director of the International Energy Agency (IEA), Fatih Birol, for a special dialogue on the future of the oil market.

    Energy
  • IHS PEG Engineering and Construction Cost Index January 2017
    Construction Costs Rise for Third Consecutive Month

    Construction costs rose again in January on strength in labor and materials costs, according to IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) and the Procurement Executives Group (PEG). The headline IHS PEG Engineering and Construction Cost Index registered 57.7 in January, the highest headline reading since September 2014 and up from 53.3 in December.

    Economics Media
  • Global Militancy on the Rise, IHS Markit Says

    LONDON (24 January, 2017) – In 2016, militants conducted 24,202 attacks worldwide, up from 18,987 in 2015, according to a new report released today by IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions.  

    “In 2016, there was a notable rise in the number of attacks compared to 2015,” said Matthew Henman, Head of the IHS Jane’s Terrorism and Insurgency Centre (JTIC). “We saw more lower-level asymmetric attacks this past year and increases in longer-

    Aerospace, Defense & Security
  • New Report from IHS Markit Names Top Four Trends Driving the Internet of Things (IoT) in 2017 and Beyond

    Fueled by lightning-fast demand for ubiquitous connectivity, the number of connected Internet of Things (IoT) devices globally will jump by 15 percent year-over-year to 20 billion in 2017, according to new analysis from IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions.

    Technology
  • Top TV Brands Increase Orders from Captive Panel Suppliers Amid Supply Shortage in 2017, IHS Markit Says

    As TV panel shortages continue into 2017, top TV brands are currently reviewing plans to source yet more panels from their captive panel suppliers this year, according to IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions.

    Technology
  • U.S. Commercial Vehicle Market Saw Small Decline Last Year; Slight Uptick Possible for 2017, IHS Markit Says

    New registrations of Class 8 commercial vehicles in the U.S. declined 19.7 percent through November 2016, based on the latest analysis by business information provider IHS Markit (NASDAQ: INFO). The decline among Class 8 vehicles contributed significantly to an overall drop of 3.5 percent for the full commercial vehicle market, despite all other GVW categories achieving year-over-year (YOY) growth through November.

    Automotive