Markit Videos
Jan 20th, 2017
The global dividend picture for the coming year is looking much rosier than 12 months previously, as the calming commodities markets means that energy and materials firms are set to resume dividend growth after slashing...
Jul 22nd, 2016
Post-Brexit UK economy contracts to the lowest level since 2009

The Markit CIPS PMI survey provides the first hard data around UK economic activity after the UK’s EU referendum in June.
Jun 23rd, 2016
Historically, whenever the PMI number has been this low, nominal GDP has subsequently fallen.

The Nikkei Japan Manufacturing PMI, produced by Markit, fell to its lowest since early 2013 in May. In June, the Flash...
Jun 9th, 2016
Markit/CIPS PMI reveals the impact of the UK’s EU membership referendum on domestic companies.

More than one-in-three companies report that uncertainty over the outcome of the EU referendum is having a detrimental...
Jun 3rd, 2016
The Japanese economy saw a better than expected start to the year. Will this last? The Nikkei PMI data points to a resounding no.

Japan’s manufacturing output has sunk to one of the lowest levels seen...
Jun 3rd, 2016
US economic growth slowed in the first quarter of the year, but lots of people are writing this off as a temporary blip. However Markit’s PMI data suggests the malaise is persisting.

This economic...
May 12th, 2016
US economic growth slowed sharply to a near stand-still in the first quarter, and early signs indicate that the malaise has extended into the second quarter.

Markit’s US PMI data signalled a fundamental...
Dec 10th, 2014
Recent months have seen energy constituents of the S&P 500 attract short sellers in the wake of tumbling oil prices.

Energy shorts have doubled in the last few months, with average short...
Dec 10th, 2014
Markit’s PMI survey data show the US and UK as bright lights in an otherwise dim, near-stagnant, global economy as conditions worsen in the Eurozone and key emerging markets.

Markit’s worldwide PMI...
Nov 13th, 2014
Smart Beta driving forward

Smart Beat products have been one of the standout successes in the ETF industry in the last few years, we sit down with WisdomTree’s head of research Jeremy Schwartz to...