IHS News Releases - Automotive

Automotive

  • 10/17/18 9:00 am EDT

    Turkish lira, Argentinian peso will continue to be under pressure

    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Emerging market currencies that have already seen depreciation this year will continue to be susceptible to balance-of-payment crises, according to the External Vulnerability Index published by business information provider IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO). Emerging market currencies have depreciated by approximately 8 percent against the U.S. dollar through end-September 2018. The Ukrainian hryvnia, the currencymore...
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  • 10/15/18 8:59 am EDT

    Advanced TV technologies poised for growth, including OLED, 8K and quantum dot, as robust large-screen growth continues

    After declining unit-shipment volumes in 2017, global TV shipments are forecast to grow 3.6 percent year over year in 2018, with additional 1.4 percent growth in 2019, according to a new report from business information provider IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO).Of the 226 million TVs expected to ship in 2019, more than half will be ultra-high-definition (UHD) models, the majority of which are 4K. However, 8K TVs from major global TV brands will launch toward the end of 2018, kicking off the next wavemore...
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  • 10/11/18 8:00 pm EDT

    New iBoxx™ ChinaBond indices expand foreign access to $12 trillion Chinese bond market

    SHANGHAI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Business information provider IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) today announced the launch of new onshore Chinese bond market indices in alliance with ChinaBond Pricing Center Co., Ltd. (CBPC), a subsidiary of China Central Depository and Clearing Co., Ltd. (CCDC), the leading pricing provider for the world’s third largest fixed income market. The new iBoxx ChinaBond indices are the first international, independentmore...
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  • 10/10/18 10:44 am EDT

    New portal consolidates data from 150 agent banks and other sources to provide unified view of positions, servicing events and reference data

    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced the launch of a portal that consolidates critical data for participants in the $1 trillion syndicated loan market. The new portal is a single source for information that lenders, custodians, trustees and other service providers use to track syndicated loan holdings, including position data, asset servicingmore...
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  • 10/9/18 8:00 am EDT

    While demand is strongest in Asia, global demand for jet fuels is expected to grow consistently through 2040, but risks will temper growth in some regions

    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A combination of low oil prices, a rapidly expanding middle class in Asia and booming freight markets driven by expanding world trade and e-commerce are fueling increased demand for jet fuel worldwide. However, that growth does have potential risks that could hamper demand, namely a greater penetration of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) and efficiency gains, according to new research from refining market analysis by businessmore...
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  • 10/8/18 8:00 am EDT

    Rapidly changing consumer expectations for plastics and increasing regulations or bans creating market challenges and disconnects for producers

    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The growing global plastics sustainability movement is one of the biggest potential disruptors for the plastics industry and is putting future plastics resin demand and billions of dollars of industry investments at risk. Sustainability efforts around plastics will, in fact, have significant implications for the entire petrochemical value chain, extending to feedstock markets, according to initial research from IHSmore...
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  • 10/7/18 10:12 pm EDT

    Services activity rises solidly, but manufacturing sector loses momentum

    Key points

    • Stronger rise in services activity contrasts with weakest increase in manufacturing output for nearly one year
    • Growth in new work remains historically subdued
    • Employment falls in both sectors for the first time since July 2016
    Summary – Services and Composite PMI dataThe latest Caixin China Composite PMI™ data (which covers both manufacturing and services) showed that Chinese business activity expanded modestly at the end of the third quarter. At 52.1 in September, the Composite Output Index was little-changed from August’s reading of 52.0, to signal that the rate of activity growth remained lacklustre compared to that seen earlier in 2018.AnalysisLatest data indicated that an improved service sector performance wasmore...
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  • 10/4/18 12:01 am EDT

    Conference—to be held October 14-16, 2018 at Taj Palace, New Delhi—will convene energy leaders for national and international dialogue on India’s new energy future

    NEW DELHI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Energy ministers, senior industry executives and leading national and international energy experts will be among the featured speakers at India Energy Forum by CERAWeek, October 14-16 in New Delhi. The event is hosted by business and information provider IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO). Featured speakers will include: H.E. Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, minister of petroleum and natural gas and skillmore...
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  • 10/3/18 8:55 am EDT

    Brand remains king, according to consumer preferences

    Branded audio system volumes in new vehicles are expected to grow from just under 12.4 million units globally in 2018 to 14.7 million units in 2023, according to new vehicle production forecasts for these systems from business information provider IHS Markit (NASDAQ: INFO).A recent IHS Markit survey confirms consumer demand for these systems remains high, with more than half of respondents indicating preferences to have a brand name car audio system in their next new vehicle. Five keymore...
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  • 10/2/18 8:35 am EDT

    The Paychex | IHS Markit Small Business Employment Watch shows hourly earnings rose to 2.33 percent year-over-year, while job growth remains relatively unchanged

    Rochester, N.Y. (October 2, 2018) – The Paychex | IHS Markit Small Business Employment Watch for September shows the tight labor market continues to restrain job growth, while hourly earnings wage growth and weekly hours worked saw modest increases. At 99.18, the Small Business Jobs Index is consistent with last month’s level, but slowed 0.23 percent during the past quarter, and 0.75 since this time last year. The rate of hourly earnings growth in September stands at 2.33 percent ($0.61),more...
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