IHS All News Releases - Defense, Risk & Security

Defense, Risk & Security

  • 3/27/17 12:01 am EDT
    LONDON (27 March 2017) – As demand for the flexible AMOLED display continues to sharply increase, its revenues are expected to reach $3.2 billion in the third quarter of 2017, exceeding that of rigid AMOLED panels at $3.0 billion, according to IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions.With many smartphone brands planning to apply flexible AMOLED displays to their high-end product lines, revenues for flexible AMOLED panels are expected tomore...
  • IHS Markit PEG Engineering and Construction Cost Index March 2017
    3/22/17 10:00 am EDT

    Positive momentum in construction costs continues in March

    Construction costs rose in March on strength in both materials and labor markets, according to IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) and the Procurement Executives Group (PEG). The headline IHS Markit PEG Engineering and Construction Cost Index registered the fifth consecutive month of rising prices, though the 53.9 reading in March was down from 55.2 in February.The materials/equipment price index came in at 55.4, below the 58.0 in February. Eight of the 12 categories tracked in the materials sub-indexmore...
  • 3/22/17 8:00 am EDT
    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In terms of shipments, the iPhone 6s from Apple bested all competitors for sales in 2016, according to new analysis from IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions. If looking at the fourth quarter alone, the new iPhone 7 was the 2016 best-seller, followed by iPhone 7 Plus, based on research from the IHS Markit Smartphone Shipment Database, which tracks quarterly shipment data for moremore...
  • 3/21/17 8:00 am EDT
    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, will host its Investor Day conference in New York City on Wednesday, April 26, 2017. The conference will feature a product expo that will open at 10:45 a.m. Eastern time and conclude at the start of formal presentations at noon Eastern Time. The conference is by invitation only and registration is required. Anyone interested in listeningmore...
  • Morocco sovereign risk rating past 2 years
    3/20/17 7:00 am EDT

    IHS Markit was the first to lift Morocco’s rating two notches into investment grade territory

    Morocco's sovereign credit rating and outlook have been steadily improving over the last several years, according to IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions.“Morocco's external and fiscal vulnerabilities have eased considerably since 2013 through fiscal reform, subsidy reductions, and a sharp fall in global oil prices from mid-2014 through January 2016,” said Patrick Schneider, economist at IHS Markit.  “Meanwhile, Morocco’s currentmore...
  • 3/15/17 5:13 pm EDT
    Traders and brokers who seek efficient and transparent ways to buy, sell and price physical oil products can now employ a suite of new trading and price discovery screens following the signing of an agreement between OPIS, part of business information provider IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), and London-based Trayport Ltd.OPIS will leverage the high performance, executable trading screens that also provide instant price discovery using the OPIS450 methodology. OPIS450 assesses live-market bid,more...
  •  Megawatt-scale PV installations - Unidted States
    3/15/17 10:01 am EDT

    Megawatt-scale PV installations jumped by 125 percent from 2015 to 2016

    Blattner Energy headed the list of U.S. installers of photovoltaics (PV) in 2016, followed closely by First Solar, the vertically integrated PV component supplier, and Swinerton Renewable Energy, the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) firm. Together, the top five EPCs captured nearly 50 percent of the total U.S. non-residential PV market, according to new research from IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions. “Leading diversifiedmore...
  • Amazon vs Netflix, by Genre
    3/9/17 8:47 am EST

    Focus on high-end TV drama pushed budgets up to film levels

    LONDON--(9 March, 2017)--Amazon and Netflix are not only acquiring documentaries and films, but are also heavily involved in producing their own content using UHD technologies, according to a white paper released by IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, ahead of Cable Congress 2017.Subscription Video on Demand (SVoD) services have among the lowest revenue per hour of content viewed and of paid content services, making premium content amore...
  • 3/8/17 3:27 pm EST
    It is notable that while the GDP growth forecast for 2017 has been revised up markedly (from 1.4% to 2.0%) and the expected budget deficit for 2016/17 has been cut by £16.4 billion (to £51.7 billion from £69.2 billion), the longer-term picture of the economy is essentially unchanged. The economy is still seen as the same size in 2020 as had been the case in last November’s Autumn Statement while an expected budget deficit of £16.8 billion in 2021/22 is little changed from the previouslymore...
  • 3/8/17 2:29 pm EST
    MADRID – (8 March, 2017) – IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, recognised cutting-edge air traffic management (ATM) at the 17th annual Jane’s ATC Awards during World ATM Congress in Madrid.“Collaboration, innovation and sustainability remain the watchwords for the ATM community,” said Ben Vogel, editor of Jane’s Airport Review. “The air transport industry is undergoing rapid change amid constantly rising demand, so it is heartening to seemore...