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  • Global Blockchain Business Value to Reach $2 Trillion by 2030, IHS Markit Says

    While still nascent today, blockchain business value, which refers to the cost savings and efficiencies that could be realized by incorporating blockchain into corporate business strategies, is projected to increase from $2.5 billion in 2017 to $2.0 trillion in 2030, according to IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions.

    Financial Markets
  • Caixin China General Manufacturing PMI™

    Summary

    Operating conditions across China’s manufacturing sector improved at the slowest pace for eight months in July, with output and new business both expanding at softer rates. Notably, new export orders fell at the steepest pace for 25 months. A further reduction in staffing levels meanwhile contributed to a sustained increase in backlogs of work. On the price front, the rate of input cost inflation weakened since June, but remained elevated, while output charges rose only modestly.

    PMI
  • Nikkei Japan Manufacturing PMI®

    Japanese goods producers observed the slowest rate of improvement in the health of their sector since August last year, according to the latest PMI survey. New business growth eased to a mild pace, while output rose to the slowest extent in four months. Nonetheless, employment continued to grow at a relatively solid pace, despite reports of increased labour costs. At the same time, raw material prices reportedly increased sharply, contributing to the strongest rate of input cost inflation for

    PMI
  • 2018 July Paychex IHS Markit Small Business Employment Watch
    Paychex | IHS Markit Small Business Employment Watch: Jobs and Wage Growth Slow in July

    The Paychex | IHS Markit Small Business Employment Watch for July shows slight declines in the rates of small business jobs and wage growth. At 99.34 in July, the Small Business Jobs Index is down 0.63 percent year-over-year. Hourly earnings growth stands at 2.42 percent, up $0.63 from a year ago. Since last July, hourly earnings growth has slowed 0.54 percent.

    Economics Media
  • IHS Markit Provides Critical Infrastructure to Replace LIBOR in Derivatives Markets

    IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced that MarkitSERV, its trade processing service for OTC derivatives, is at the forefront of the use of new reference rates replacing LIBOR in derivatives markets.

    Financial Markets
  • As Plastic Regulations and Bans Increase, Market Value for Biodegradable Polymers Exceeds $1 Billion and Will Rise Sharply by 2023, IHS Markit Says

    Led by Western Europe, increasing regulations and bans against plastic bags and other single-use plastic items such as drinking straws is driving growing demand for biodegradable plastics, according to new analysis from IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), the leading global source of critical information and insight. The current market value of biodegradable plastics exceeds $1.1 billion in 2018, but could reach $1.7 billion by 2023, the report

    Chemicals
  • IHS Markit PEG Engineering and Construction Cost Index July 2018
    Little Relief in Sight for Steel Prices, IHS Markit Says

    Construction costs increased for the 21st straight month in July, according to IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) and the Procurement Executives Group (PEG). The current headline IHS Markit PEG Engineering and Construction Cost Index registered 68.0, 1.4 points higher than in June. Both materials/equipment and labor sub-indexes came in above 50, indicating rising prices. 

    Economics Media
  • SUV Shift Not Prominent among All Groups, IHS Markit Says

    Consumer preferences for SUVs continue to rise, and at a faster pace than five years ago, based on new loyalty and defection analysis from business information provider IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO). More than 35 percent of US households with a sedan in the garage that returned to market for a new vehicle from April 2017 to March 2018 acquired an SUV, up from just 24 percent five years ago.

    Automotive
  • IHS Markit Ltd. Announces Pricing of Senior Notes

    IHS Markit Ltd. (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced the pricing of its offering of $500,000,000 in aggregate principal amount of its 4.125 percent senior notes due 2023 and $750,000,000 in aggregate principal amount of its 4.750 percent senior notes due 2028. The offering is expected to close on July 23, 2018, subject to customary closing conditions.

    Corporate
  • IHS Markit Brings Bond Pricing Data to Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board’s Market Transparency Platform

    IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced that its benchmark yield curve for AAA-rated municipal bonds is now available to investors through the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board’s (MSRB) Electronic Municipal Market Access (EMMA®) platform.

    The free EMMA website is designated by the Securities and Exchange Commission as the official repository for data

    Financial Markets