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  • IHS Markit Special Report Shows Verizon as the Top Performer at US National, State and Metro levels in 1H 2019 as 5G Approaches

    RootMetrics by IHS Markit, the standard for mobile performance benchmarking, today released its 1st Half 2019 US Review of the Mobile Landscape, providing the most comprehensive picture of mobile network performance available. In the twelfth edition of its semi-annual report, the mobile analytics firm released its national results for the first half of 2019, as well as a summary of network performance across all 50 states and the 125 most populated metropolitan areas in the country.

    Technology
  • IHS Markit Tests Show Dallas is Top Texas City for Mobile Performance with Sharp Speed Jumps as 5G Preparations Continue

    Dallas is primed to be a hotbed for 5G innovation with AT&T, Sprint and Verizon all targeting the city for early rollouts of 5G service. As preparations for 5G continue, recent Metro RootScore Reports from RootMetrics by IHS Markit, the standard for mobile performance benchmarking, reveal that Dallas is already outpacing Austin , Houston and San Antonio when it comes to data speeds.

    Technology
  • IHS Markit / CIPS UK Services PMI®

    Key findings: 

    • Business activity rises only fractionally in June
    • Jobs growth picks up, despite weak demand
    • Strong increase in input costs

    To read the release in its entirety, click here  

    PMI
  • Caixin China General Services PMI™

    Key points:

    • Manufacturing output falls, as service sector business activity increases modestly
    • New business rises only marginally
    • Business confidence weakens to new record low

    To read the release in its entirety, please click here.

    PMI
  • Jibun Bank Japan Services PMI®

    Key findings:

    • Business activity grows amid increased sales
    • Inflationary pressures ease
    • Business confidence remains in line with year-to-date average

    To read the release in its entirety, please click here.

    PMI
  • IHS Markit Canada Manufacturing PMI®

    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June data signalled another difficult month for the Canadian manufacturing sector, with falling volumes of new work contributing to the sharpest drop in production for three-and-a-half years. Survey respondents commented on more subdued economic conditions in both domestic and export markets, alongside a drag on sales from global trade frictions.

    PMI
  • June 2019 Paychex | IHS Markit Small Business Employment Watch
    Small Business Job Growth Slows in June, While Wage Growth Increases

    The Paychex | IHS Markit Small Business Employment Watch for June shows slowing small business job growth accompanied by continued steady wage growth, together indications of an increasingly tight labor market. The national jobs index fell 0.45 percent from the previous month to 98.32 in June. Conversely, with a three-month annualized growth rate near three percent, hourly earnings growth during the past quarter is the strongest since 2017.

    Economics Media
  • IHS Markit US Manufacturing PMI™

    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June data signalled a further near-stagnation of operating conditions across the U.S. manufacturing sector. The rate of overall growth held close to May's near-decade low. On a positive note, the rate of output growth quickened slightly amid a renewed rise in new orders. However, in line with muted increases in output, firms reined in staff hiring, expanding workforce numbers at the slowest pace for almost three years. Subsequently, output expectations remained subdued

    PMI
  • IHS Markit Eurozone Manufacturing PMI® – final data

    Key findings:

    ▪ Final Eurozone Manufacturing PMI at 47.6 in June (Flash: 47.8, May Final: 47.7)

    ▪ Ongoing falls in output and new orders weigh on sector during June

    ▪ Input prices down as delivery times shorten to greatest degree in a decade 

    To read the release in its entirety, click here.

    Economics Media
  • Jibun Bank Japan Manufacturing PMI®

    Key Findings: 

    • Output and new work fall at fastest rates since March
    • Subdued export demand amid US-China trade tensions
    • Factory gate prices decline for first time since December 2016

    To read the release in its entirety, please click here.

    PMI