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  • Europeans Spending Two More Hours a Month Watching On-Demand Video Content, IHS Markit Says

    As viewers continue to shift to viewing television content on an on-demand basis, TV and video consumption is changing across the leading five European markets: United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy and Spain. Linear TV viewing time declined, year over year, across all five markets in 2017, while time-shifted viewing, via personal video recorders (PVRs), has also stagnated or declined, according to a new report from IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics

  • Shipments of Flexible AMOLED Panels Expected to Exceed Rigid Panels by 2020, IHS Markit Says

    LONDON (Aug 13, 2018) – Amid growing demand for active matrix organic light-emitting diode (AMOLED) panels for smartphones, shipments of flexible AMOLED panels are expected to account for more than 50 percent of total AMOLED panel shipments by 2020.

  • 2018 Business Cost Index from IHS Markit
    Bridgeport, Connecticut Moves into Top Five Ranking of Most Expensive U.S. Metros for Doing Business, IHS Markit Says

    Business costs in Honolulu, San Jose, San Francisco, Bridgeport, CT and New York City all exceed the national average by more than 25 percent, according to the 2018 Business Cost Index from IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions. Conversely, business costs in the cheapest areas, including Morristown, TN, Beckley, WV, and Valdosta, GA, are more than 15 percent lower than the U.S. average.

    Economics Media
  • Quilter Investors Selects EDM and thinkFolio from IHS Markit

    LONDON (August 7, 2018) – IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced that Quilter Investors Limited, the £17 billion* multi-asset fund manager within the newly listed Quilter plc, has selected its Enterprise Data Management (EDM) and investment management (thinkFolio) solutions. They will be delivered on the AWS Cloud, which will be hosted and managed by IHS Markit.

  • Automakers Could Be Fined More Than €14 Billion in European CO2 Excess Emissions Premiums in 2021, IHS Markit Says

    Automakers failing to meet 2021 fleet CO2 emissions compliance, for passenger vehicles sold in the European Union (EU) could be fined more than €14 billion in 2021, based on new analysis from business information provider IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO).

    Legislators in the European Union (EU) are imposing a new passenger car fleet CO2 emissions target of 95 g/km, to be phased in during 2020, with 100% application in 2021 on Worldwide

  • IHS Markit / CIPS UK Services PMI®

    Key findings:

    • Business activity rises at slowest pace since April
    • Rate of job creation weakest since August 2016
    • Inflationary pressures moderate in July

    Data collected July 12-27

    IHS Markit / CIPS UK Services PMI

    July data highlighted a disappointing start to the third quarter for the UK service sector, with business activity and incoming new work rising at softer rates than in June. There were also signs that difficulties filling staff vacancies persisted in the service economy, which contributed

    Economics Media
  • IHS Markit Eurozone Composite PMI® – final data

    Key findings:

    • Final Eurozone Composite Output Index:
      54.3 (Flash: 54.3, June Final: 54.9)
    • Final Eurozone Services Business Activity Index: 54.2 (Flash: 54.4, June Final: 55.2)

    Data collected July 12-26

    The pace of euro area economic expansion eased in July, ceding most of the momentum gained in the prior survey month. At 54.3, the final IHS Markit Eurozone PMI® Composite Output Index was down from 54.9 in June and unchanged from the earlier flash estimate.  

    Economics Media
  • Caixin China General Services PMI™

    Summary – Services and Composite PMI data

    Business activity growth across China slowed at the start of the third quarter, according to the latest Caixin China Composite PMI™ data (which covers both manufacturing and services). This was shown by the Composite Output Index falling from 53.0 in June to 52.3 in July.

    Economics Media
  • Nikkei Japan Services PMI® (with Composite PMI data)

    The Japanese service sector began the third quarter with another monthly rise in output, supported by continued growth in new business. In line with upbeat output forecasts, firms increased workforce numbers at the quickest pace in four months.

    On the price front, input costs increased at the fastest pace in six months, encouraging businesses to raise output charges to the greatest extent in over four years.

  • IHS Markit Completes Acquisition of Ipreo

    IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, has completed its $1.855 billion acquisition of Ipreo, a leading financial services solutions and data provider. Previously, IHS Markit had announced its intent to acquire Ipreo from private equity funds managed by Blackstone (NYSE:BX) and from the Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division on May 21, 2018; closing occurred today, August 2, 2018.