Global $9.4 Bn MRI Markets Analysis, Forecast & Opportunities, 2016-2020 & 2021-2026 – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN–()–The “Global MRI Market, By Field Strength (High-Field MRI Systems (1.5t MRI Systems, 3t MRI Systems), Low-To-Mid-Field MRI Systems (<1.5t), Very-High-Field MRI Systems (4t and Above)), By Type, By Architecture, By Application, By End User, By Region, Forecast & Opportunities, 2026” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

The Global MRI Market was valued at around USD6 billion in 2020 and is expected to witness a growing CAGR of around 8% during the forecast period to reach around USD9.4 billion through 2026.

This growth is attributed to technological advancements such as the inclusion of MRI with PET or CT that provides imaging possibilities with less exposure to harmful radiations. MRI devices are finding wide applications in the detection of severe internal injuries.

Furthermore, the increasing patient pool suffering from neurological and musculoskeletal disorders coupled with the growing need for quick and effective diagnostic procedures is acting as

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Goldman cuts China GDP for 2022 amid lockdowns, omicron

Traffic police and epidemic prevention personnel work together to check vehicles at a highway entrance in Zhengzhou, the capital of Henan province, China, on the afternoon of January 8, 2022.

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BEIJING — Goldman Sachs cut its 2022 forecast for China economic growth Tuesday in expectation of increased restrictions on business activity aimed at containing the omicron Covid variant.

In the last few days, China has reported pockets of omicron cases in Tianjin city and Anyang, Henan province, which have prompted at least partial lockdowns. Xi’an, a major city in central China, has been locked down since late December to control a Covid outbreak that authorities say is not linked to omicron.

“In light of the latest Covid developments — in particular, the likely higher average level of restriction (and thus economic cost) to contain the more infectious Omicron variant — we are revising

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Long-term hiring drives recruiter Robert Walters’ upbeat forecast

  • Pick up in permanent and interim hiring
  • Businesses resilient to Omicron so far, CFO says
  • Shares rise as much as 4%

Jan 11 (Reuters) – British recruitment group Robert Walters (RWA.L) on Tuesday forecast annual profit would exceed current expectations after posting higher quarterly net fees, driven by organisations hiring for the longer term and with vacancies to fill.

“We are seeing candidate shortages across all locations and disciplines, a fierce competition for talent, and wage inflation kicking in which together create huge opportunities across the recruitment market,” Robert Walters, chief executive officer of the eponymous company, said in a statement.

Shares of the FTSE Small Cap (.FTSC) rose as much as 4% in morning trade. The stock, which rose nearly 63% in 2021, was trading 2.2% higher at 828 pence by 1100 GMT.

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Recruiters were severely hit at the start

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UK’s Dunelm lifts profit forecast after record Christmas

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  • Homewares retailer reports record Christmas trade
  • Says on track to beat market expectations
  • Store performance after COVID closures ‘encouraging’
  • Shares up 5%

LONDON, Jan 12 (Reuters) – British homewares and furniture retailer Dunelm (DNLM.L) reported record Christmas sales on Wednesday, putting it on track to soundly beat profit forecasts and lifting its shares.

The company, which has 176 stores and an online operation, reported sales of 407 million pounds ($555 million) for the 13 weeks to Dec. 25, its second quarter, up 13% on a year earlier and up 26% on the same period in 2019, before the pandemic.

It said it had seen “particularly encouraging growth from its stores”, while higher full-price sales of seasonal ranges helped boost margins by 160 points

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