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  • 8/16/16 5:00 am EDT

    Commodities-driven downgrades at record level; Brexit leads to downgrades for the U.K.

    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sovereign risk rating downgrades exceeded upgrades by a ratio of more than three to one, according to a new study by IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions. Sovereign risk downgrades outpaced upgrades by 61 to 19, based on the latest analysis from IHS Sovereign Risk Review. The quarterly IHS Sovereign Risk Review compares and assesses every sovereign nation worldwidemore...
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  • 8/15/16 9:09 am EDT
    LONDON (August 15, 2016) – IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today released its annual 2015 revenue-share ranking of the top LED suppliers in backlighting, automotive, lighting and other applications.According to the 2016 edition of the IHS Markit Packaged LED Report, Nichia led in both lighting and mobile applications for 2015, with 12.9 percent share of the total packaged LED market. Nichia was followed by Osram and Lumileds with amore...
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  • 8/15/16 7:00 am EDT

    July production levels signal continued producer resilience against low prices

    HOUSTON (August 15, 2016) – U.S. natural gas production levels in the lower 48 states increased nearly 1 percent in July 2016, and averaged 73.3 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d), ending a five-month production decline, according to analysis from IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions. The production increase, IHS Markit said, represents a 0.6 Bcf/d (0.8 percent) increase from production levels seen in June 2016, and brings a spark ofmore...
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  • 8/11/16 9:09 am EDT

    Infineon Technologies tops global market for power semiconductors, followed by Texas Instruments and STMicroelectronics

    LONDON (August 11, 2016) – Overall revenue for the power semiconductors market globally dropped slightly in 2015, due primarily to macroeconomic factors and application-specific issues, according to a new report from IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions.The global market for power semiconductors fell 2.6 percent to $34 billion in 2015, the report says. Discrete power semiconductor product revenue declined 10.1 percent, while power modulemore...
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  • 8/11/16 7:00 am EDT

    Myriad of factors, including significant cash on hand, expected to drive continued participation in sector

    HOUSTON (Aug. 11, 2016) – Lured by significant upside potential, vast numbers of attractive opportunities for investment, and ample cash and funding, financial investors spent nearly $245 billion on upstream energy transactions during the past decade, with their annual transaction activity increasing six-fold, according to new analysis from IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions.The new IHS Markit study, entitled IHS Energy M&A Topicalmore...
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  • 8/10/16 9:09 am EDT

    Verizon and CenturyLink tie for second place 

    LONDON (August 10, 2016) – IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today released excerpts from its 2016 SIP Trunking North America Service Provider Scorecard. The scorecard analyzes and ranks the 10 top Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) trunking service providers in North America.Listed in the scorecard, in alphabetical order, were AT&T, CenturyLink, Fusion, IntelePeer, Level 3, Sprint, Twilio, Verizon, Windstream and XO. The scorecardmore...
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  • 8/10/16 8:08 am EDT

    Thirteen module manufacturing companies are ranked based on complete review of photovoltaic module supplier base

    LONDON (August 10, 2016) – In a new scorecard reviewing the solar photovoltaic (PV) module sector, Trina Solar, SunPower, First Solar, Hanwha Q-cells and Jinko Solar were all identified as this year’s industry leaders. Each of these companies garnered above average scores for both market presence and market momentum, according to the ranking from IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a global business information provider.“IHS Markit evaluated the largest module suppliers based on nine differentmore...
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  • 8/10/16 6:00 am EDT

    Analysis indicates annual investment of $8 billion per year required at peak activity

    HOUSTON (August 10, 2016) – Argentina’s promising Vaca Muerta unconventional energy play could deliver approximately 560,000 barrels–per-day of liquids and 6 billion cubic feet of gas per day by 2040, increasingly meeting the country’s growing demands for energy with domestic production and helping reduce its dependence on imports, according to recent analysis from IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions. However, this energy potential, whichmore...
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  • 8/5/16 8:08 am EDT
    LONDON (August 5, 2016) – Despite a small increase in bill-of-materials cost, the new Xbox One S delivers for consumers in terms of improved performance and features, according to preliminary results from the Teardown Analysis Service at global business information provider IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO).The combined hardware and manufacturing cost of the new Xbox One S game console from Microsoft, the new analysis says, amounts to $324. That’s just $24 more than the most recent Xbox One teardownmore...
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  • 8/4/16 11:20 pm EDT
    GURGAON, India (5 August 2016) – IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced the opening of a new office in Gurgaon whose industry experts will focus on managed services, product development and the processing of multiple databases for IHS Markit products. Those products will include information services and solutions for automotive, chemical, defense, energy, financial, product design and technology.  The investment bymore...
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