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  • 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.

  • IHS Markit Canada Manufacturing PMI™

    Canadian manufacturers recorded robust rises in output, new orders and employment during July, thereby signalling another marked improvement in overall business conditions across the sector. However, the latest survey also signalled a steep and accelerated rise in prices charged by manufacturing firms, which was widely linked to the impact of U.S. trade tariffs on steel and aluminium. At the same time, strong demand for raw materials and

    Financial Markets
  • IHS Markit US Manufacturing PMI™

    U.S. manufacturing firms signalled a strong improvement in operating conditions in July, despite the headline PMI falling to a five-month low. Weaker rises in output and employment were seen in July, while export sales fell for the second month in a row. Meanwhile, companies reported the greatest deterioration in vendor performance since the series began and a faster rate of input cost inflation. That said, business confidence remained strongly

    Financial Markets
  • IHS Markit/CIPS UK Manufacturing PMI®

    Key findings:

    • UK Manufacturing PMI at three-month low of 54.0 in July
    • Weaker increases in both output and new orders    
    • Intermediate goods production falls for first time in two years

    Data collected July 12-26

    IHS Markit/CIPS UK Manufacturing PMI

    Source: IHS Markit


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

    Key findings:

    • Final Eurozone Manufacturing PMI at 55.1 in July (Flash: 55.1, June Final: 54.9)
    • Growth of both output and new orders remain subdued compared to earlier in the year     
    • New export order growth at near-two year low amid concerns about tariffs and trade wars    

    Data collected July 12-24

    IHS Markit Eurozone Manufacturing PMI

    Economics Media
  • IHS Markit to Judge Innovation Awards at ShowStoppers @ IFA 2018

    IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, will again host and judge the Innovation Awards at ShowStoppers® @ IFA, the media reception during IFA in Berlin, Germany. The awards will take place on 30 August 2018 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Messe Berlin Fairgrounds, South Hall.

    About the awards