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  • IHS Markit Authorised by FCA as Independent Benchmark Administrator

    IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced that it has been approved by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) as an authorised benchmark administrator under the European Benchmark Regulation (BMR), which aims to bring greater transparency and consistency to financial benchmarks.

    Financial Markets
  • Population Growth, Less Arable Land, and Sustainability Driving Demand for Controlled-Release Fertilizers, IHS Markit Says

    The global market demand for controlled- and slow-release specialty fertilizers is growing significantly and currently valued at $2.35 billion, as global populations continue to increase rapidly while the amount of arable land per-capita simultaneously declines.

    Chemicals
  • IHS Markit / CIPS UK Services PMI®

    Key findings:

    • Robust and accelerated upturn in business activity
    • New work increases at fastest pace for 13 months
    • Input cost inflation intensifies in June 

    Data collected June 12-27

    IHS Markit / CIPS UK Services PMI 

    UK service providers indicated the fastest expansion of business activity for eight months in June, which continued the recovery in growth seen since March’s snow-related disruption. The latest upturn in service sector output was supported by the strongest increase in new work

  • IHS Markit Eurozone Composite PMI® – final data

    Key findings:

    • Final Eurozone Composite Output Index: 54.9 (Flash: 54.8, May Final: 54.1)
    • Final Eurozone Services Business Activity Index: 55.2 (Flash: 55.0, May Final: 53.8)

    Data collected June 12-26

  • Caixin China General Services PMI™

    Summary – Services and Composite PMI data

    Latest Caixin China Composite PMI™ data (which covers both manufacturing and services) showed that Chinese business activity continued to expand at the end of the second quarter. Notably, the Composite Output Index rose from 52.3 to 53.0 in June, to signal a solid rate of growth that was the steepest recorded since February.

    Analysis

    Financial Markets
  • Nikkei Japan Services PMI® (with Composite PMI data)

    Japanese service sector output increased at a quickened pace in the final month of the second quarter, with stronger growth in new business supporting the upturn in activity. At the same time, backlogs of work increased amid weaker growth in employment.

    Meanwhile, profit margin erosion was evidenced by input costs rising faster than output prices.

    Financial Markets
  • IHS Markit Canada Manufacturing PMI™

    IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO):

    Key findings:

    • Headline PMI at highest level since the survey began in October 2010
    • Robust rises in output, new orders and employment
    • Backlogs of work increase at survey-record pace in June

    Data collected June 12-25

    Financial Markets
  • 2018 June Paychex IHS Markit Small Business Employment Watch
    Paychex | IHS Markit Small Business Employment Watch: Jobs and Wage Growth Slow in June

    The Paychex | IHS Markit Small Business Employment Watch for June shows declines in the rates of small business jobs and wage growth. Following a small increase in May, the Small Business Jobs Index dipped in June to 99.40, marking a 0.69 percent decrease year-over-year and 12 consecutive months under 100. The pace of annual wage growth moderated, falling to 2.47 percent ($0.64) in June. It is the first time since early 2016 that wage growth has been below 2.50 percent.

    Economics Media
  • IHS Markit U.S. Manufacturing PMI™ – Final Data

    June data signalled a slightly softer rate of growth across the U.S. manufacturing sector. The PMI dipped to its lowest in four months as output and new orders both expanded at the slowest rates since November 2017. Meanwhile, the effects of tariffs were widely cited as contributing to another sharp rise in input prices, while suppliers’ delivery times lengthened to the greatest extent since the series began. Average charges also increased

    Financial Markets
  • IHS Markit to Launch Global ESG Data Reporting Platform

    IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced it will launch a one-stop online platform for the collection, storage and dissemination of corporate environmental, social and governance (ESG) data and reports.

    Financial Markets