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  • IHS Markit US Manufacturing PMI™

    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Overall operating conditions across the U.S. manufacturing sector improved in January, supported by faster expansions in output and new orders. Domestic demand drove new business growth, as new export orders rose only marginally and at the weakest rate since last October. Business confidence about the year ahead also picked up markedly to reach a three-month high. Meanwhile, goods producers increased their workforce numbers

  • IHS Markit Canada Manufacturing PMI®

    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Manufacturers in Canada reported another loss of momentum at the start of 2019, with output and new business growth easing further from the peaks seen last summer. Export sales remained particularly subdued in January, with this index pointing to a marginal fall in new work from abroad.

    On a more positive note, manufacturing companies signalled a robust pace of job creation and slower input cost inflation during the

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    • UK Manufacturing PMI at 52.8 in January (3-month low)
    • Stocks of purchases rise at survey-record rate
    • Employment falls for only the second time in past 30 months

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

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

    Key findings: 

    • ▪ Final Eurozone Manufacturing PMI at 50.5 in January (Flash: 50.5, December Final: 51.4)
    • ▪ Output up marginally, but sharpest fall in new work recorded since April 2013
    • ▪ Growth sustained via reduction in backlogs and fastest accumulation of stocks in survey history 

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

    Economics Media
  • Caixin China General Manufacturing PMI™

    Key Points

    • Underlying trend in production weakens
    • Export sales increase slightly, but overall new work softens
    • Business confidence at eight-month high

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

  • Nikkei Japan Manufacturing PMI®

    Key points:

    • Japan Manufacturing PMI hits 29-month low
    • New export orders decline at sharpest pace since July 2016
    • Business confidence falls for eighth month running

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

  • UK-Licensed Television Broadcasters Weighing Brexit Options, IHS Markit Says

    The UK is due to leave the EU at the end of March, and television channels targeting EU countries will require new licenses. Of the 1,039 cable and satellite TV channels licensed by UK-regulator Ofcom, 700 target other countries. According to business information provider IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), the companies most affected include Discovery, with more than 100 channels licensed by Ofcom, Sky and Sony, with 40 channels each. More than 100 channels that reach viewers in the UK and

  • IHS Markit PEG Engineering and Construction Cost Index January 2019
    Engineering and Construction Costs Continue to Rise Despite Lower Steel Prices, IHS Markit Says

    Construction costs increased in January, according to IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) and the Procurement Executives Group (PEG). The current headline IHS Markit PEG Engineering and Construction Cost Index registered 54.4 this month, a slight uptick from December’s reading of 53.0, the lowest index figure for 2018. Although prices are still rising, with the index remaining above 50 for both materials and labor, these increases continue to be less widespread. 

    Economics Media
  • IHS Markit White Paper: 5G Smartphones Primed and Ready

    In its latest complimentary white paper, “Substance behind the Hype: 5G Smartphones Primed and Ready for Fast Rollout,” business information provider IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) explores how the global 5G transition is poised to take place at a faster pace than for any previous wireless generation transition.

  • IHS Markit Teams with Cobalt to Re-engineer FX Post-Trade

    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced that MarkitSERV and Cobalt are collaborating to accelerate the delivery of new, innovative post-trade processing services for foreign exchange (FX) markets. As part of its alliance with Cobalt, IHS Markit also made a strategic investment in the firm and will partner with Cobalt to sell and deliver the solution.

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