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News by subject: Economic News/Analysis

16 october 2023

07:05
First American Data & Analytics, a leading national provider of property-centric information, risk management and valuation solutions and a division of First American Financial Corporation , today released its September 2023 Home Price Index (HPI)...

05:05
While inflation is slowing across Europe, the deceleration in price hikes won't be dramatic enough to turn merchants' fortunes around, says a new analysis by commerce protection provider Signifyd. Signifyd projects that online sales will finish up...


13 october 2023

03:05
AM Best will host its annual Europe Insurance Market and Methodology Briefings on Tuesday, 7 November 2023, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (GMT) at etc.venues St. Paul's in London. Adrian Cox, CEO of Beazley, will deliver the keynote presentation. As...


12 october 2023

10:15
SullivanCotter, the nation's leading independent consulting firm in the assessment and development of total rewards programs, workforce solutions and data products for health care and not-for-profits, has released its 2023 Health Care Management and...

10:00
Diamond prices fell further in September as retail sales weakened amid competition from synthetics. Polished inventories were still high relative to sales expectations, despite lower production. The RapNet Diamond Index (RAPItm) for 1-carat...

07:05
Mercer, a global leader in redefining the world of work, reshaping retirement and investment outcomes, and unlocking real health and well-being, and a business of Marsh McLennan , today released its inaugural 2024 Large Asset Owner Barometer. The...


11 october 2023

13:50
STEMCELL Technologies, Canada's largest biotechnology company, is releasing its first annual sustainability report today. The report, entitled Toward Sustainable Science, provides a comprehensive look at STEMCELL's environmental, social, and...

10:30
The impact of climate change is putting an additional financial burden on those with the fewest resources to manage financial and life stressors ? creating implications for worker productivity, employers' bottom lines, and employees' financial...

10:25
KBRA UK (KBRA) releases a research report examining the European securitisation market in Q3 2023. European securitisations sold and placed with investors experienced a strong recovery in Q2 and Q3 after a slow start to the year and are now on a...

08:35
Two new reports from doxo reveal that the cost of car ownership has increased 7% year over year to $6,184 per year. The reports also reveal that Americans as a whole spend $811 billion annually on Auto Loans and Auto Insurance combined. A statistical...


10 october 2023

14:40
A small group of domestic tomato producers is petitioning the U.S. Department of Commerce to terminate a longstanding trade agreement between the United States and importers of fresh tomatoes from Mexico. The Tomato Suspension Agreement, which has...

12:15
Amid revelations that Small and Midsize Businesses (SMBs) in the US now represent an impressive 44 percent of the nation's GDP, ResearchandMarkets.com has added the "2023-2028 U.S. SMB Broadband Subscriber Forecast" to its offering. This timely...

10:30
In 2022, per member per month Core expenses increased by 2.4%, below the 2.6% increase in 2021. Core expenses exclude the plans' Sales and Marketing expense clusters. Trends are of continuously reporting plans and eliminate the effect of product mix...


9 october 2023

08:45
The Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute (SWFI) is delighted to announce that Robert F. Kennedy Jr. will be a distinguished speaker at the FORT North America 2023 Event on October 10th, sharing insights and engaging in discussions on pivotal economic and...

05:55
Citi has published its latest Global Perspectives & Solutions (Citi GPS) report titled: AFRICA -- A New Growth Model. The report suggests that for a new growth model to emerge, African governments and the private sector are going to have to work...

03:05
AM Best will sponsor and participate in the second annual Türkiye Rendezvous, which will take place 10-11 October 2023 in Istanbul. The event, which is hosted by Middle East Insurance Review in partnership with the XV.International Istanbul...


8 october 2023

20:35
AM Best is maintaining a negative outlook on the Indonesia non-life insurance segment, citing heightened reinsurance credit risk and potential pressure on underwriting margins owing to rising reinsurance costs and more-restrictive coverages. The...


6 october 2023

11:05
The "Global Economic Development 2023: Frost Radar Report" has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The Economic Development Radar serves as a critical tool for assessing a region's potential for future growth and advancement, gauging...

08:05
The Dodge Momentum Index (DMI), issued by Dodge Construction Network, improved 3% in September to 182.5 (2000=100) from the revised August reading of 178.0. Over the month, the commercial component of the DMI fell 1%, while the institutional...


5 october 2023

20:40
Today the Government of Bermuda announced that it will issue a second public consultation paper regarding the proposed introduction of a corporate income tax ("CIT") that would be applicable to Bermuda businesses that fall within the scope of the...

13:15
KBRA releases the September 2023 issue of CMBS Trend Watch. September year-to-date volume totaled $25.8 billion, down 59.2% year-over-year (YoY). But on a quarter-over-quarter (QoQ) basis, issuance performance continues to show improvement with YoY...

10:15
Generative AI and ChatGPT are not just enhancing the future of the insurance industry, but actively reshaping it. Learn how by watching a complete video replay of AM Best's "How Generative AI and ChatGPT Are Reshaping the Insurance Industry" webinar....

08:15
500 Global, one of the world's most active venture capital firms1, announced new research entitled the 500 Global Rise Report, which highlights four narratives on the next decade of global technology: the Rise of the Next Internet Users, the Rise of...

06:05
Veros Real Estate Solutions (Veros®), an industry leader in enterprise risk management and collateral valuation services, released its 2023 Q3 VeroFORECAST? that anticipates that home prices are expected to increase on average 2.2% over the next 12...

03:05
Intuit , the global financial technology platform that makes Intuit TurboTax, Credit Karma, QuickBooks, and Mailchimp, has released the 2023 Intuit QuickBooks Small Business Index Annual Report. Developed in collaboration with leading global...

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12Go, an online travel agency primarily based in and serving the Asian travel market by selling tickets online for buses, ferries, and trains, unveils a list of the most favored destinations by family travelers for summer 2023. The list was based...


4 october 2023

16:40
United Way of Greater Cleveland hosted the event, The Freakonomics of Cleveland: A Conversation with Stephen Dubner, on Tuesday, October 3, in partnership with The City Club of Cleveland, Ideastream Public Media and Playhouse Square, with more than...

08:20
Jurny, an AI startup building the infrastructure for next-generation hospitality businesses, is pleased to announce its inclusion in one of the industry's most influential reports by Skift and McKinsey & Co. "The Promise of Travel in the Age of AI"...

08:15
? Nearly two-thirds of recent U.S. homebuyers (59%) think purchasing a house is more stressful than dating, according to a new report from Redfin (redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage. "Getting ghosted by your date is...

07:20
Today, Square unveiled the Square Payroll Index, a new economic indicator that uses data from Square's labor management and payroll processing solution to provide the latest information about wage growth in the retail and restaurant industries. The...


3 october 2023

10:25
Underwriting losses in the U.S. commercial auto insurance segment soared to $3.3 billion in 2022 following near-breakeven results in the previous year, according to a new AM Best report. Commercial auto insurance has been one of the...

09:15
After a year of uncertainty driven by inflation and recession concerns, new research from Square and Afterpay indicates positive consumer confidence heading into the holiday season, with 34% of consumers planning to spend more. To capitalize on this...

08:35
According to the Paychex | IHS Markit Small Business Employment Watch, hourly earnings growth has slowed to 3.79% in September 2023, a pace not seen since September 2021 (3.77%). The Small Business Jobs Index ? which measures the rate of small...

08:20
CoreLogic®, a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled solutions provider, today released the CoreLogic Home Price Index (HPItm) and HPI Forecasttm for August 2023. CoreLogic's Home Price Index dropped to an 11-year low in...

08:20
UKG: Summary: It was another steady month for the labor market, with no big post-summer surprises, according to the September 2023 Workforce Activity Report published by UKG. Shift work increased slightly by 0.1%, highlighting a...

06:02
Green Street, the preeminent provider of commercial real estate intelligence, has launched a new set of European Market Forecasts to highlight potential risks, opportunities, and outcomes across 30 key Pan-European markets under various economic...


2 october 2023

16:10
E*TRADE from Morgan Stanley today released the data from its monthly sector rotation study, based on the E*TRADE customer notional net percentage buy/sell behavior for stocks that comprise the S&P 500 sectors. About E*TRADE from Morgan Stanley and...

11:20
The October issue of Best's Review focuses on U.S. private passenger auto insurers: "What's Driving the Rise in Auto Costs" examines the trends that have led to large underwriting losses in 2022. "When It Comes to Insuring Electric Vehicles,...

09:10
HouseCanary, Inc. ("HouseCanary"), a national brokerage known for its real estate valuation accuracy, today released its September Market Pulse report, which finds that low market activity continues as mortgage rates reach new highs. In addition,...


29 september 2023

10:05
KBRA Europe (KBRA) releases research that highlights how the tightness of the labour market in Europe can cause macroeconomic distortions. From a credit perspective, low unemployment is a positive and reveals efficiencies in the economy. A strong...

08:10
When U.S. interest rates topped 7% for the first time in 22 years this August, there was a rash of articles by leading industry economists predicting what interest rates would do for the rest of the year and into 2024. The conclusion? There was no...


28 september 2023

11:05
U.S. personal and commercial auto insurer liability claim payouts combined were $96 billion to $105 billion higher between 2013 and 2022 because of social and economic inflation, according to a new Insurance Information Institute (Triple-I) study....

11:00
Owl Labs, the first company to build AI-powered, 360-degree video conferencing solutions for hybrid organizations, today released its seventh annual State of Hybrid Work Report, previously known as the State of Remote Work. Owl Labs surveyed 2,000...

10:05
Primerica, Inc. , a leading provider of ?nancial services in the United States and Canada, announced today the release of the Primerica Household Budget Indextm (HBItm), a monthly index illustrating the purchasing power of U.S. middle-income...

10:05
BioAlberta is pleased to announce the public release of the BioAlberta Labour Market Information (LMI) Report. The study on which the report is based is the first of its kind specific to the Alberta life sciences industry. It was undertaken because...

08:35
Researched by Industrial Info Resources -- As we look forward to 2024, the future of the North American industrial marketplace finds itself at a crossroads. A tumultuous election year is forecasted, and we expect to see many projects placed on hold....

08:15
CoreLogic®, a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled solutions provider, today released its monthly Loan Performance Insights Report for July 2023. For the month of July, 2.7% of all mortgages in the U.S. were in some stage...

08:10
? Roughly one in 15 (6.5%) U.S. homes for sale had a price drop during the four weeks ending September 24, on average, up from 5.8% a month earlier?a sharp monthly increase compared to the same period in years past. That's according to a new report...


27 september 2023

11:05
The Latino Donor Collaborative (LDC), a nonprofit organization and think tank dedicated to producing research that highlights economic opportunities for growth, has released the 2023 U.S. Latinos in Technology Report- AI Edition, available for...

09:35
The automotive industry is undergoing a transformative period driven by the rise of connected vehicles and innovative, intelligent mobility services. In response to this seismic shift, the Automotive Edge Computing Consortium (AECC) today announced...