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  • As Larger TVs Gain Popularity, TV Panel Area Demand to Grow 8 Percent in 2017, IHS Markit Says

    LONDON (January 23, 2017) – Demand for TV panels in terms of area is forecast to reach 143 million square meters in 2017, up 8 percent from 2016, contributing to a 6 percent growth in the overall display market, according to IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions.  

    Technology
  • Market for Power Semiconductors in Automotive to Rev Up by $3 Billion by 2022, IHS Markit Says

    The global market for power semiconductors used in cars and light passenger vehicles will grow by more in $3 billion USD in the next six years, according to new analysis released today by IHS Markit(Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions.

    Technology
  • Islamic State Lost Almost a Quarter of Its Territory in 2016, IHS Markit Says

    Territory controlled by the Islamic State shrunk by almost a quarter in 2016, according to new analysis released today by IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions.

    In 2016, the Islamic State’s caliphate shrunk by 23 percent from 78,000 km2 in early January to 60,400 km2 by the end of the year-- an area roughly half the size of North Korea. This compares to a loss of 14 percent in 2015

    Aerospace, Defense & Security
  • More than Six Billion Smartphones by 2020, IHS Markit Says

    DAVOS, Switzerland (18 January, 2017) – The global smartphone installed base will grow from four billion in 2016 to more than six billion smartphones in use by 2020, according to new analysis released today by IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions. Messaging and communications apps such as Line and Whatsapp will grow from five billion users in 2016 to 7.5 billion by 2020. 

    Technology
  • IHS Markit Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2016 Results

    IHS Markit Ltd. (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions for the major industries and markets that drive economies worldwide, today reported results for the fourth quarter ended November 30, 2016.

    Corporate
  • Global Growth to Rise as Political Earthquakes Ironically Unearth Brighter Outlook, IHS Markit Says

    Davos, Switzerland (16 January 2017) – The political earthquakes of 2016 have upended conventional thinking about the global economy and have ironically brightened the outlook, according to new analysis released today at the World Economic Forum in Davos by IHS Markit (Nasdaq:INFO), the world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions.  Global growth is  expected to increase from 2.5 percent in 2016 to 2.8 percent in 2017 and 3.1 percent in 2018.

    Financial Markets
  • Total Block 11 Offshore Cyprus Could Rival Egypt's Zohr Field Discovery
    Total’s Offshore Cyprus Block 11 Could Rival Egypt’s Zohr Natural Gas Discovery; Increasing Investment and Competition in Region, IHS Markit Says

    HOUSTON (Jan. 11, 2017) – Driven by the success of Eni’s major Zohr Field gas discovery offshore Egypt in 2015, companies are rethinking the Eastern Mediterranean region’s gas potential, according to new analysis from IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions. Total’s announcement that it will drill a 2017 exploration well in its deepwater Block 11 located offshore Cyprus indicates the growing interest in the wider region.

    Energy & Power Media
  • Loyalty Reigns -- General Motors Named Top Manufacturer in Automotive Loyalty Awards Presented by IHS Markit

    Business information provider IHS Markit (NASDAQ: INFO) presented the 21st annual Automotive Loyalty Awards tonight during Automotive News World Congress.  Winners in more than 30 categories were recognized, including General Motors for the evening’s top award, “Overall Loyalty to Manufacturer” and Ford brand for “Overall Loyalty to Make.” Automotive News World Congress is held alongside press and industry days for the North American International Auto Show.

  • IHS Markit Launches Solution to Address Section 871(m) Compliance

    IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced the launch of Markit│CTI Tax Solutions for Section 871(m) to address compliance obligations for US equity derivatives. Brown Brothers Harriman and other financial institutions participated in the design phase of the solution and signed on as early adopters.

    Financial Markets
  •  Militaries Ramping Up Use of Unmanned Ground, Sea and Air Vehicles, IHS Markit
    Militaries Ramping Up Use of Unmanned Ground, Sea and Air Vehicles, IHS Markit Says

    Militaries are becoming increasingly reliant on unmanned ground, sea and aerial vehicles to carry out dull, dirty and dangerous missions, according to new insights from IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions.

    “Unmanned military ground, sea and air vehicle technology is evolving rapidly and we are seeing strong growth across all three sectors over the next five to ten years,” said Derrick Maple, principal analyst for unmanned systems at IHS

    Aerospace, Defense & Security