Reduced reflationary capacity of central banks means growth could remain below potential for several years
LEXINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Global economic growth may remain stuck in low gear for several more
years, though a worldwide recession is unlikely, according to the third
Global Risk Service report from IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO).
Global economic risk, as measured by the IHS
Global Risk Service short-term risk index, has been rising since
late 2014 and now sits at elevated levels compared to its pre-Great
Recession readings. This is indicative ofmore...
Supply of foreign fighters dries up as key territory lost; New IHS Conflict Monitor map shows remaining areas of control and territory lost since January 2015
LONDON (9 October, 2016) – Territory controlled by the Islamic State shrunk by 16 percent in the first nine months of 2016, according to new analysis released today by IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions.In 2015, the Islamic State’s caliphate shrunk from 90,800 km2 to 78,000 km2, a net loss of 14 percent. In the first nine months of 2016, that territory shrunk again by a further 16 percent. As of 3 October 2016, the Islamic State controlsmore...
Small business job growth slowed 0.18 percent from the previous month, yet is 0.08 percent higher than a year ago
South Atlantic reclaims the top spot among regions
Washington remains top-ranked state, increasing its sizable lead
Seattle continues to lead metro areas, followed by Atlanta and Phoenix
Education and Health Services and Financial Activities increase modestly among industries
The Paychex | IHS Small Business Jobs Index declined from 100.70 in August to 100.52 in September, a decrease of 0.18 percent. While now at its lowest level in 2016, the national index remains 0.08 percent higher than a year ago. After a one-month hiatus, the South Atlantic returned to its position as the top-ranked region. Showing continued strength, Washington’s index reached 104.91, an all-time high for the state index. Seattle remained the leading metro area, with its index increasing 0.44more...
Respondents expect higher materials and equipment prices in future
Construction costs contracted at a slower pace in September compared to August, according to IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) and the Procurement Executives Group (PEG). The headline current IHS PEG Engineering and Construction Cost Index registered 48.1 this month, up from 45.4 in August. The materials sub-index showed prices flat, while the labor sub-index continued to record soft staffing costs, pulling the headline figure below the neutral mark once again.This month, the current materials/more...
IHS PEG ECCI below neutral mark for the past 20 months
Construction costs contracted again in August, according to IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) and the Procurement Executives Group (PEG). The headline current IHS PEG Engineering and Construction Cost Index registered 45.4 this month, down from 49.8 in July. Both labor and material and equipment categories recorded soft pricing, pulling the overall index into contraction once again.This month, the current materials/equipment price index fell below the neutral mark. The sub-index registered 47.5 inmore...
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
The International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. (ISDA) and IHS
Markit today announced the launch of ISDA Amend 2.0.
ISDA Amend 2.0 includes new functionality to allow market participants
to implement the new margining requirements for non-cleared derivatives,
as well as the ability to inform counterparties about elections they
have made under the ISDA Resolution Stay Jurisdictional Modular Protocol
Kyc.com, the joint venture between IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) and Genpact
(NYSE: G), today announced that Bank of Montreal has signed onto the
service to streamline the collection and management of know your
customer information (KYC).
Kyc.com standardises and centralises operations around client onboarding
and due diligence. Firms benefit from an industry led policy standard
for KYC data quality and completeness as well as lowered costsmore...
Small business job growth declines slightly, down 0.12 percent from the previous month
South Atlantic leads regions; East Coast experiences strong year-over-year growth
Washington remains top-ranked state, despite growth rate decline in July
Seattle tops all metros, followed by Atlanta
Other Services (except Public Administration) continues to lead industry sectors
Following a 2016 high point in June, the Paychex | IHS Small Business Jobs Index moderated in July, down 0.12 percent from the previous month. At 100.68, the growth rate of the national index is consistent with the 2016 average and 0.04 percent higher than it was in July 2015. During the past 12 months, small business employment in the regions on the East Coast strengthened. Up 0.52 percent for the past three months, South Atlantic remained in the top spot among regions and is up 0.80 percentmore...
Index slightly below neutral mark in July, led higher by the materials/equipment price index
Construction costs almost hit the neutral mark in July, according to according to IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) and the procurement Executives Group (PEG). The headline current IHS PEG Engineering and Construction Cost Index registered 49.8 this month, up from 48.1 in June. The headline index has been consistently below the neutral mark for past the 19 months. An uplift in materials and equipment prices was not enough to shift the pricing environment higher, due to lower escalation in labor costs.more...