PMI

5/7/19 8:56 pm EDT

Key points:

  • Service sector output rises at modest pace
  • Firms continue to observe rising new business
  • Employment growth quickens to survey high

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5/6/19 10:20 pm EDT

Key points: 

  • PMI climbs to three-month high of 50.2
  • New orders and output continue to fall, but to lesser extents
  • Employment growth picks up, while business confidence improves

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5/6/19 10:30 am EDT

Key findings:

▪ Final Eurozone Composite Output Index: 51.5 (Flash: 51.3, March Final: 51.6)

▪ Final Eurozone Services Business Activity Index: 52.8 (Flash: 52.5, March Final: 53.3)

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5/3/19 4:50 am EDT

Key findings:

- Marginal rise in service sector business activity

- New work dips for the fourth month in a row

- Input cost inflation accelerates to its highest since January

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5/2/19 10:15 am EDT

Key findings:

  • Final Eurozone Manufacturing PMI at 47.9 in April (Flash: 47.8, March Final: 47.5)
  • Further marked fall in new orders recorded
  • Germany continues to lead downturn; Greece expands at fastest rate in nearly 19 years

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5/1/19 10:45 am EDT

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--U.S. manufacturing firms registered a moderate improvement in operating conditions in April. Expansions in output and new orders picked up from March's recent lows, with new business growth the fastest for three months. Despite a further rise in backlogs of work, the rate of job creation was the slowest since June 2017 and only moderate overall, in part reflecting skill shortages. Expectations towards the coming year were more...

5/1/19 10:15 am EDT

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April data revealed a downturn in business conditions across the Canadian manufacturing sector for the first time in more than three years. The weaker performance mainly reflected modest reductions in output, new orders and employment during the latest survey period. Manufacturers responded to softer customer demand by cutting back their input buying and streamlining their inventories in April. more...

5/1/19 9:15 am EDT

Key Findings

  • UK Manufacturing PMI at 53.1 in April (2-month low)
  • New export business declines
  • Stock-building continues at solid, yet slower, pace

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4/29/19 9:50 pm EDT

Key Points:

  • Overall operating conditions improve for the second month running
  • Output and new orders both increase
  • Inflationary pressures weaken

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4/3/19 10:00 am EDT

Key Findings

  • Slight reduction in service sector activity
  • New orders fall for the third month running in March
  • Prices charged increase at the slowest pace since June 2017

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4/3/19 9:30 am EDT

Key Findings

  • Final Eurozone Composite Output Index: 51.6 (Flash: 51.3, February Final: 51.9)
  • Final Eurozone Services Business Activity Index: 53.3 (Flash: 52.7, February Final: 52.8)

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4/2/19 9:51 pm EDT

Key points

  • Manufacturers and service providers both signal stronger increases in activity and new work
  • Renewed rise in manufacturing payrolls leads to first expansion of composite employment for over a year
  • Overall business confidence edges up to seven-month high

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4/2/19 9:15 pm EDT

Key points:

  • Latest data rounds off relatively solid quarter for services
  • Increased demand encourages further job creation...
  • ...but business confidence dips to 18-month low

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4/1/19 11:30 am EDT

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The latest PMI signalled a moderate improvement in operating conditions across the U.S. manufacturing sector in March, dropping to its lowest level since mid-2017 amid softer increases in output and new orders. Nonetheless, the rate of job creation remained solid despite broadly unchanged levels of outstanding business. Meanwhile, cost pressures eased further as the rate of input price inflation softened for the fifth more...

4/1/19 11:00 am EDT

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Christian Buhagiar, President and CEO at SCMA said:

“The latest survey provides a clear signal that the recent global manufacturing slowdown has impacted on Canadian goods producers, with export sales falling to the greatest extent for just over four years in March.

“Subdued demand conditions placed a brake on both production growth and staff hiring across the manufacturing sector, which led to the more...

4/1/19 9:30 am EDT

Key Findings

  • UK Manufacturing PMI at 55.1 in March (13-month high)
  • Stocks of inputs and finished goods rise at record rates
  • Trends in output, new orders and employment strengthen

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4/1/19 9:00 am EDT

Key findings:
▪ Final Eurozone Manufacturing PMI at 47.5 in March (Flash: 49.6, February Final: 49.3)
▪ Biggest monthly decline in new orders since late-2012
▪ Confidence hits lowest level in over six years

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3/31/19 10:06 pm EDT

Key Points

  • PMI posts above the neutral 50.0 mark at 50.8
  • Production and total new work both increase at quicker rates
  • Employment expands for first time in over five years

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3/31/19 9:28 pm EDT

Key points:

  • Demand remains sluggish, pulling output lower
  • Firms push resources to clearing backlogs due to lack of new work
  • Business confidence remain among lowest on record


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3/21/19 2:33 am EDT

IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced that Standard Bank, established in Mozambique since 1894, is the sponsor of the new PMI™ (Purchasing Managers’ Index™) whole economy survey for Mozambique. The first Standard Bank Mozambique Whole Economy PMI™ survey report was issued today. more...

3/5/19 4:36 am EST

Key findings:
▪ Final Eurozone Composite Output Index: 51.9 (Flash: 51.4, January Final: 51.0)
▪ Final Eurozone Services Business Activity Index: 52.8 (Flash: 52.3, January Final: 51.2)

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3/4/19 10:56 pm EST

Key Points:

  • Services activity expands at softer pace, while manufacturing output returns to growth
  • Inflationary pressures remained subdued
  • Services companies see steepest decline in backlogs for nearly three-and-a-half years

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3/4/19 7:44 pm EST

Key points:

  • New business rises at fastest rate since May 2013
  • Activity growth quickens to three-month high
  • Firms remain optimistic towards coming 12 months

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3/1/19 11:15 am EST

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--February data signalled a softer, but still solid, improvement in operating conditions across the U.S. manufacturing sector. The headline PMI slipped to its lowest since August 2017 amid slower expansions in output and new orders. Notably, the increases were slower than their respective long-run trends, with growth rates dipping to 17- and 20-month lows, respectively. Meanwhile, foreign client demand continued to rise more...

3/1/19 10:45 am EST

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Markit:

Christian Buhagiar, President and CEO at SCMA said:

“Canadian manufacturers experienced a slowdown in overall business conditions during February, with weaker employment growth the main factor weighing on the headline PMI reading.

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