PMI

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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1/6/19 7:44 pm EST

Key points:

  • Weaker rise in new sales hampers output growth
  • Job creation accelerates to three-month high
  • Business confidence remains elevated

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1/4/19 6:25 am EST

Key findings:

- Modest rises in business activity and new work

- Job creation eases to 29-month low

- Business confidence at second-lowest level since 2009

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1/4/19 6:21 am EST

Key findings:

▪ Final Eurozone Composite Output Index: 51.1 (Flash: 51.3, November Final: 52.7)

▪ Final Eurozone Services Business Activity Index: 51.2 (Flash: 51.4, November Final: 53.4)

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1/3/19 8:52 pm EST

Key points

  • Solid rise in services activity; manufacturing output returns to growth
  • Softer increase in total new work
  • Renewed fall in composite output charges

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1/3/19 7:56 pm EST

Key points:

  • Solid output expansion on average over Q4...
  • ...but demand pressures remain subdued
  • Business optimism at lowest since November 2016

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1/2/19 11:33 am EST

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Canadian manufacturers experienced a renewed slowdown in growth at the end of 2018, with both production volumes and incoming new work expanding at softer rates than in November. The pace of manufacturing job creation also moderated in December, partly reflecting a drop in business optimism to its weakest since February 2016.

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1/2/19 11:30 am EST

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--December data indicated a slower, albeit still solid, improvement in the health of the U.S. manufacturing sector. The headline PMI dipped to a 15-month low amid a weaker rise in new business and the joint-softest expansion in output since September 2017. At the same time, the pace of job creation eased to an 18-month low, despite a further rise in backlogs. Notably, business confidence among manufacturers fell again in December more...

1/2/19 6:23 am EST

Key findings:

- UK Manufacturing PMI at 54.2 in December (six-month high)

- New order and new export order inflows strengthen

- Stocks of purchases and finished goods rise sharply

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1/2/19 6:18 am EST

Key findings:


▪ Final Eurozone Manufacturing PMI at 51.4 in
December (Flash: 51.4, November Final: 51.8)
▪ Fall in new work signalled for third month
running
▪ Confidence about the future

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1/1/19 9:08 pm EST

Key Points

  • Renewed expansion of output...
  • ...but overall new business falls for first time in two-and-a-half years
  • Input costs decline for first time since May 2017

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12/4/18 8:57 pm EST

Key points

  • Steepest increase in services activity for five months, while manufacturing production remains stable
  • Composite new business rises at quickest pace since June
  • Inflationary pressures cool

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12/4/18 7:41 pm EST

Key points:

  • Business activity grows solidly
  • Demand conditions remain supportive
  • Confidence strengthens to ten-month peak

Data collection 12-27 November

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12/3/18 11:52 am EST

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

“Canadian manufacturers enjoyed an overall rebound in growth during November, with business conditions improving at the strongest pace for three months. Stronger rises in output and new orders were supported by the fastest upturn in employment numbers since the survey began in October 2010. The latest robust increase in staffing levels was widely linked to capacity more...

12/3/18 11:51 am EST

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--November survey data signalled a strong improvement in operating conditions across the U.S. manufacturing sector, despite the headline PMI dipping to a three-month low. The upturn was supported by the fastest increase in new orders since May and a sharp rise in employment. Output also rose solidly, despite growth easing to the joint-weakest in over a year. Capacity pressures were also evident through a further rise in backlogs. more...

12/3/18 9:20 am EST

Key findings: 

  • UK Manufacturing PMI at 53.1 in November (two-month high)
  • Trends in output and new orders strengthen slightly
  • New export orders decrease for second month running 

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