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  • IHS Markit Eurozone Composite PMI® – final data

    Key findings:

    • Final Eurozone Composite Output Index:
      53.1 (Flash: 52.7, September Final: 54.1)
    • Final Eurozone Services Business Activity Index: 53.7 (Flash: 53.3, September Final: 54.7)

    Data collected October 11-26

    October saw the euro area economy expand at its slowest rate for more than two years, according to the final IHS Markit Eurozone PMI® Composite Output Index. Despite coming in higher than the earlier flash estimate of 52.7, October’s final reading of 53.1 was down from the previous

    PMI
  • IHS Markit/CIPS UK Manufacturing PMI®

    Key findings:

    • Moderate rise in business activity during October
    • New work increases at slowest pace since July 2016  
    • Strong input cost inflation continues

    Data collected October 12-29

    UK service providers signalled another increase in business activity during October, but the rate of expansion eased to its weakest since the snow-related soft patch seen in March. The loss of momentum largely reflected more cautious spending patterns among clients, as highlighted by the weakest upturn in

    PMI
  • Caixin China General Services PMI™

    Summary – Services and Composite PMI data

    The latest Caixin China Composite PMI™ data (which covers both manufacturing and services) signalled only a marginal increase in overall Chinese business activity at the start of the fourth quarter of 2018. Furthermore, the Composite Output Index fell from 52.1 in September to a 28-month low of 50.5.

    Analysis

    PMI
  • Nikkei Japan Services PMI® (with Composite PMI data)

    Japan’s crucial service sector experienced a stronger rate of growth in activity at the start of the fourth quarter. Output was supported by the greatest improvement in demand conditions for almost five-and-a-half years. There were suggestions that, in both cases, growth rebounded as firms looked to recover shortfalls from recent adverse weather conditions. Outstanding business declined despite a softer expansion in employment, while firms retained an optimistic view towards future output.

    PMI
  • IHS Markit Eurozone Manufacturing PMI® – final data

    Key findings:

    • Final Eurozone Manufacturing PMI at 52.0 in October (Flash: 52.1, September Final: 53.2)
    • Fall in order books as exports decline for the first time in nearly five-and-a-half years
    • Trade concerns push confidence down to lowest level since December 2012

    The ongoing growth slowdown of the eurozone manufacturing economy continued at the start of the fourth quarter.

    Economics Media
  • IHS Markit Executive Recognized Among Most Influential Women in European Finance

    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced that Financial News named IHS Markit EVP Sally Moore, the firm’s global head of corporate development and strategic alliances, as one of 2018’s 100 Most Influential Women in European Finance (FN100).

    Corporate
  • IHS Markit Canada Manufacturing PMI®

    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Canadian manufacturers reported a sustained upturn in overall business conditions in October, but the rate of improvement slowed for the fourth month running. This was highlighted by a fall in the seasonally adjusted IHS Markit Canada Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index® (PMI®) to 53.9, from 54.8 in September. The latest reading signalled the weakest improvement in manufacturing conditions since January 2017.

    Financial Markets
  • IHS Markit US Manufacturing PMI™

    U.S. manufacturing firms signalled a strong start to the final quarter of 2018, with operating conditions improving at a faster pace in October. Driving the latest development in the health of the sector was a sharp increase in new business. The upturn in total new work reached a five-month high, though only a fractional rise in new export orders was registered. Greater production requirements and efforts to clear backlogs meanwhile led to a

    Financial Markets
  • UK manufacturing new orders and employment fall for first time since mid-2016

    Conditions in the UK manufacturing sector slowed sharply during October. Output growth weakened, while new order inflows and employment both declined for the first time since July 2016 (the PMI survey directly following the EU referendum). The drop in new business was partly driven by rising global trade tensions and Brexit uncertainties.

    Economics Media
  • IHS Markit EVP and Chief Financial Officer Todd Hyatt and President of Resources, Transportation and CMS Jonathan Gear to Present at J.P. Morgan Ultimate Services Investor Conference

    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced that EVP and Chief Financial Officer Todd Hyatt, and President of Resources, Transportation and CMS Jonathan Gear, will present at the J.P. Morgan Ultimate Services Investor Conference in New York City on Monday, November 12, 2018 at approximately 9:45 a.m. EST.

    Corporate