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Defense, Risk & Security

  • 1/16/17 5:30 am EST

    Mood at World Economic Forum 2017 to be mixture of anticipation and anxiety

    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.“In 2017, the globalmore...
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  • Total Block 11 Offshore Cyprus Could Rival Egypt's Zohr Field Discovery
    1/11/17 4:00 am EST

    Total to drill one of E&P industry’s most critical wells in 2017, as interest grows in region

    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.“The Zohr gas discoverymore...
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  • 1/10/17 8:15 pm EST

    21st annual Automotive Loyalty Awards recognize auto manufacturers and brands for loyalty leadership 

    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.The Automotive Loyalty Awardsmore...
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  • 1/10/17 9:00 am EST

    Brown Brothers Harriman and other financial institutions sign on as early adopters

    LONDON & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--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. Section 871(m) issued by the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) aims tomore...
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  •  Militaries Ramping Up Use of Unmanned Ground, Sea and Air Vehicles, IHS Markit
    1/9/17 3:26 am EST

    Over 63,000 new UAVs and over 30,000 new UGVs will be operational over next 10 years 

    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 IHSmore...
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  • 1/6/17 2:50 pm EST

    At press event, judges hand-pick the most innovative technology products

    LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced winners of the IHS Markit Innovation Awards. Presented at the ShowStoppers Consumer Electronics Show (CES) event on Thursday, January 5, the awards showcased the most innovative technology products submitted by event exhibitors. “Hats off to all the technology leaders who participated in the IHS Markitmore...
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  • 1/6/17 1:04 pm EST
    As you’re planning to cover news and activities from press and industry preview days during next week’s North American International Auto Show in Detroit, we wanted to reach out with a reminder that we have many IHS Markit automotive analysts available for commentary and insight from the show that can discuss a variety of topics – including OEM and supplier news, product reveals and various technologies – including autonomous and connected cars, alternative propulsion andmore...
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  • 1/6/17 11:42 am EST

    Natural gas production in 2016 ends with its first annual decline since the start of the shale revolution, while December natural gas production retreats

    HOUSTON (Jan. 6, 2017) – The 2016 annual gas production average for the U.S. lower-48 states fell for the first time in 11 years—since the shale revolution began—according to analysis from IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions. IHS Markit said U.S. natural gas production averaged 72.1 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) in 2016, which reflects a 1.8 percent (1.3 Bcf/d) decrease from 2015 averages. “Despite an increase in U.S. drilling rigsmore...
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  • 1/4/17 7:00 am EST

    Hedging advantage lessens as oil prices rise

    HOUSTON (January 4, 2017) – North American exploration and production (E&P) companies have more than tripled the hedging protection for their 2017 production since April 2016—with 24 percent of total 2017 production now hedged, according to new analysis from IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions. “Companies hedge their production to provide a level of protection against oil and gas price fluctuations, and during the period of low andmore...
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  • 1/3/17 11:42 pm EST

    Forecast heading into CES 2017: Google’s Assistant projected to lead in smart speaker shipments by 2020

    LAS VEGAS, Nevada (January 3, 2017) -- Heading into the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), artificial intelligence and virtual assistants are expected to be featured strongly, especially smart speakers, according to the latest insight from IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions.MEDIA: PLEASE NOTE -- Several technology experts from IHS Markit will be onsite at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, January 5-8, 2017– andmore...
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