IHS News Releases - Commodities, Pricing & Cost

Commodities, Pricing & Cost

  • 7/19/17 8:00 am EDT
    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, will again host and judge the Innovation Awards at ShowStoppers® at IFA, the official press event at the global tradeshow IFA in Berlin, Germany. This year’s ShowStoppers at IFA will take place on 31 August, 2017 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the South Entrance Hall of Messe Berlin Fairgrounds. “We are delighted to support leadership,more...
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  • 7/19/17 4:08 am EDT

    US holds on to position as top exporter; Middle East outspends all of Western Europe combined, but shrinking backlog points to long-term global contraction

    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Weakening defence export order backlog points to a contraction in the market by 2018, according to the annual Global Defence Trade Report released today by IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions. The report examines trends in the global defence market across 65 countries and is based upon 40,000 programs from the Jane’s Aerospace, Defence & Security’s Markets Forecast databasemore...
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  • 7/18/17 11:26 am EDT
    IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today released findings from its 2017 SIP Trunking North America Service Provider Scorecard, which analyzes and ranks the top Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) trunking service providers in North America. For the second year in a row, Level 3 led the SIP trunking market, with Verizon, CenturyLink, AT&T and Windstream rounding out the top five.“Level 3 retained the leadership position in ourmore...
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  • 7/13/17 4:05 pm EDT
    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Markit Ltd. (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced the closing of its previously announced offering of an additional $300 million in aggregate principal amount of its 4.75 percent Senior Notes due 2025 (the “additional notes”) in a private placement transaction pursuant to Rule 144A and Regulation S under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. IHS Markit hasmore...
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  • 7/12/17 10:28 am EDT
    LONDON (12 July 2017) – Driven by a “mobile-first” consumer environment and improving marketing technologies, worldwide mobile advertising growth increased by 60.5 percent to $83 billion (€63 billion) in 2016, up from $52 billion in 2015, according to the latest analysis from business information provider IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), IAB Europe and the IAB.“The global mobile advertising market has not only benefitted from the rapid smartphone adoption in emerging markets but also better admore...
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  • IHS Markit Assesses On-Purpose Propylene Production Technologies
    7/11/17 2:45 pm EDT

    Ethane’s reign as cost-advantaged feedstock for steam crackers leaves market hungry for propylene

    HOUSTON (July 11, 2017) -- A class of propylene production technologies designed to produce more “on-purpose” propylene -- a chemical essential for plastics production -- has emerged as the market cornerstone and global price setter for the propylene market, according to new research from IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions. Steam crackers and oil refineries, once the traditional sources of propylene as a derivative or co-product of crudemore...
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  • 7/11/17 8:00 am EDT
    SOUTHFIELD, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--More than two-thirds of Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) and Crossover Utility Vehicle (CUV) owners in the U.S. who returned to market in the first four months of 2017 acquired another new SUV or CUV, according to new analysis from business information provider IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO). SUV/CUV loyalty has grown from under 53 percent in 2012 to more than 66 percent through April, and is 13 percentage points higher than the industrymore...
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  • 7/10/17 5:23 pm EDT
    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Markit Ltd. (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced the pricing of its offering of an additional $300 million in aggregate principal amount of its 4.75 percent Senior Notes due 2025 (the “additional notes”) at an issue price of 105.5 percent of the principal amount thereof plus accrued interest from February 9, 2017 in a private placement transaction pursuant to Rule 144A andmore...
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  • 7/10/17 9:03 am EDT
    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Markit Ltd. (NASDAQ:INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced that it intends to offer, subject to market and other conditions, an additional $250 million in aggregate principal amount of its 4.75 percent Senior Notes due 2025 (the “additional notes”) in a private placement transaction pursuant to Rule 144A and Regulation S under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. IHS Markit hasmore...
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  • Paychex IHS Markit Small Business Employment Watch June 2017
    7/5/17 9:30 am EDT
    • At 100.10, the national jobs index declined for the fourth consecutive month
    • Hourly earnings in June were $25.82, increasing 2.88 percent ($0.72 YOY)
    • South remains the leader in regional job growth; West ranks highest for wage growth
    • Tennessee continues to lead in job growth; Washington and Arizona have highest weekly earnings growth, more than four percent
    • Dallas remains the best metro for small business jobs; Riverside leads in wage growth
    • Construction declined 1.89 percent, the weakest 12-month growth rate among industries; Other Services and Leisure and Hospitality have the strongest wage growth 
    The Paychex | IHS Markit Small Business Employment Watch for June marks four consecutive months of decline in small business job growth, but a continued increase in wages. The Small Business Jobs Index decreased 0.24 percent to 100.10 in June. The index is at its lowest level since late 2011. National hourly earnings in June were $25.82,  increasing 2.88 percent ($0.72) year-over-year. “Small business job gains have slowed, consistent with tightening labor markets. Wage gainsmore...
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