Imbalances that drove freight rates to record lows will continue to widen in 2016 and rebalance by 2018, but recovery will see volatile episodes ahead as world economy adjusts to new growth models
SINGAPORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Shipping rates for vessels transporting commodities such as coal, iron
ore and grains racked up impressive gains in the first quarter of 2016
after hitting record lows, but the rally could flatten out into the
second half as the macroeconomic outlook remains uncertain, the latest
forecasts show from IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of
critical information and insight.
Freight rates for large Capesize vessels carryingmore...
The IHS Materials Price Index is now up 20 percent since its mid-January trough; New findings revealed at IHS Pricing and Purchasing Summit in Vienna
VIENNA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--While the IHS Materials Price Index (MPI) showed a substantial decline
in commodity prices from 2014, the latest data suggests that the bottom
of the commodity price market may have been found.
IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information
and insight, announced these new findings at the company’s Pricing
and Purchasing Summit in Vienna.
“IHS is expecting a modest recovery for commodity prices inmore...
Complimentary white paper from IHS Technology offers insight into the growth and development of one of the most important concepts in the technology industry
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (April 11, 2016) -- The Internet of Things (IoT) is a technology concept that is currently transforming and redefining virtually all markets and industries in fundamental ways. In fact, IHS forecasts that the IoT market will grow from an installed base of 15.4 billion devices in 2015 to 30.7 billion devices in 2020 and 75.4 billion in 2025, according to “IoT Platforms: Enabling the Internet of Things” a new white paper available as a free download from IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS),more...
As coal prices near bottom, coal producers likely to face challenging market conditions for next few years, but some positive signs emerge for industry in long run
LONDON (April, 7 2016) – The steam-coal market is expected to remain challenging for the next few years, due to prices close to all-time lows, a massively oversupplied Chinese market, uncertain Indian market growth, and diminishing consumption across Europe, the United States and China, according to IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight.Nevertheless, signs are starting to emerge of a recovery in the market, and that supply and demand willmore...
Potential impact dependent on “soft” or “hard” exit
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--There is a 35 to 40 percent chance that the United Kingdom could vote to
leave the European Union in the 23 June Referendum, IHS (NYSE: IHS) --
the leading global source of critical information and insight -- today
“Should the UK decide to leave the EU, the outcome of the move is
dependent on terms of the exit,” said Howard Archer, chief European and
UK economist for IHS Global Insight, and one of the authors of the
New savvy advertisers shifting traffic and expectations to mobile; Mobile becomes fastest growing format
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A new study released today by IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global
source of critical information and insight, and Facebook’s Audience
Network found that by 2020 in-app native advertising revenue will
generate almost two-thirds (63.2 percent) of mobile display advertising
revenue and will amount to $53.4 billion.
the full report.
Mobile advertising has grown faster than any other medium in the lastmore...
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. And LONDON, England (April 5, 2016) – IHS (NYSE: IHS) and Markit (NASDAQ: MRKT) today released the following statement regarding the Department of Treasury Notice issued late yesterday: “IHS and Markit, together with their respective advisors, have conducted a preliminary review of the new U.S. Treasury rules released late yesterday, and we expect that the new rules would not result in the IHS Markit merger-of-equals transaction being subject to U.S. Code 7874. “more...
The iPhone SE represents an amalgamation of the iPhone 5s, iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s merged into something altogether new
ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A preliminary estimate by IHS
Inc. (NYSE: IHS) and its Teardown
and Cost Benchmarking Service shows that the iPhone SE smartphone
costs about $160 to build. The U.S. version of an entry-level iPhone SE
with 16 gigabytes (GB) of NAND memory carries a bill of materials (BOM)
of $156.20, which rises to $160.00 when the manufacturing cost is added,
according to results from the IHS teardown of a phone purchased from the
Apple Store on Marchmore...
Weakness in end-market demand will cause revenue decay to extend into 2016 and beyond
EL SEGUNDO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Global semiconductor revenues fell by 2 percent in 2015. Sequential
quarterly growth was weak throughout every quarter of 2015, especially
in the first quarter when the market declined 8.9 percent over the
previous quarter -- the deepest sequential quarterly decline since the
semiconductor market collapsed in the fourth quarter of 2008 and first
quarter of 2009. Global revenue in 2015 totaled $347.3 billion, down
from $354.3 billion in 2014,more...
IHS Technology analysts will provide guidance on opportunities associated with residential security and smart home solutions
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (March 31, 2016) – IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), a leading global source of critical information and insight, will join SMAhome International Exhibition & Conference 2016 as its media partner, April 19-21, 2016 at the Taipei World Trade Center Nangang Exhibition Hall, Taiwan.Jim Dearing, analyst for security and building technologies at IHS Technology, will deliver a presentation, titled “A market overview: traditional security and the smart home” on Thursday, April 21. Themore...