PMI

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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3/1/19 9:57 am EST

Key points:

▪ Headline PMI in contraction territory for first time since August 2016
▪ Demand conditions deteriorate at stronger rate
▪ Business outlook broadly

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3/1/19 9:53 am EST

Key Points

◼ Renewed rise in output as total new business picks up
◼ Backlogs continue to rise, but employment trend remains subdued
◼ Selling prices increase for first time in four months

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3/1/19 5:35 am EST

Key findings:

  • UK Manufacturing PMI at 52.0 in February (four-month low)
  • Stocks of inputs and finished goods rise sharply
  • Rate of job losses at six-year high as optimism hits series low

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3/1/19 5:32 am EST

Key findings:


▪ Final Eurozone Manufacturing PMI at 49.3 in February (Flash: 49.2, January Final: 50.5)
▪ Concurrent declines in output and new orders seen during February
▪ Prices pressures continue to soften

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2/1/19 11:23 am EST

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Overall operating conditions across the U.S. manufacturing sector improved in January, supported by faster expansions in output and new orders. Domestic demand drove new business growth, as new export orders rose only marginally and at the weakest rate since last October. Business confidence about the year ahead also picked up markedly to reach a three-month high. Meanwhile, goods producers increased their workforce numbers more...

1/31/19 8:54 pm EST

Key Points

  • Underlying trend in production weakens
  • Export sales increase slightly, but overall new work softens
  • Business confidence at eight-month high

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1/31/19 7:48 pm EST

Key points:

  • Japan Manufacturing PMI hits 29-month low
  • New export orders decline at sharpest pace since July 2016
  • Business confidence falls for eighth month running

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