Economic Reports Chicago PMI

  • TOKYO, Jan 24- Japanese manufacturing activity expanded in January at the fastest pace in almost three years as export orders surged, suggesting that overseas demand is not as weak as some economists and business leaders had feared. "The Japanese manufacturing sector started the New Year on a strong footing," said Amy Brownbill, economist at IHS Markit, which...

  • *UK services PMI rises to highest since July 2015. Markit estimates UK economy grew 0.5 pct in Q4 2016. LONDON, Jan 5- Britain's economy finished 2016 strongly, growing at the fastest pace since mid-2015 according to one major survey, but higher prices look set to hit consumers soon as firms pass on a big rise in costs since June's vote to leave the European Union.

  • *UK services PMI rises to highest since July 2015. Markit estimates UK economy grew 0.5 pct in Q4 2016. LONDON, Jan 5- Britain's economy finished 2016 strongly, growing at the fastest pace since mid-2015 according to one major survey, but higher prices look set to hit consumers soon as firms pass on a big rise in costs since June's vote to leave the European Union.

  • The PMI release lifted sterling back above $1.23 from $1.2280 beforehand and roughly halved its losses on the euro and the yen to leave it at 85.27 pence per euro and buying 143.53 yen. Traders were also digesting news from late on Wednesday that a senior career diplomat, Tim Barrow, had been appointed as envoy to the European Union after the previous ambassador...

  • SINGAPORE, Jan 5- BEIJING, Jan 5- Growth in China's services sector accelerated to a 17- month high in December, a private survey showed, adding to views that the world's second-largest is entering the new year with stronger momentum. The strong pick-up mirrored improvements in manufacturing surveys earlier this week, as market watchers debate whether China's...

  • SINGAPORE, Jan 4- TOKYO, Jan 4- Japanese manufacturing activity expanded at the fastest pace in a year in December as orders picked up, a private survey showed on Wednesday, in an encouraging sign that the struggling economy may be regaining momentum. Much of the jump in demand appeared to be in the form of domestic orders, though survey respondents also reported...

  • LONDON, Jan 3- Sterling hit a two-month low against a dollar that soared to its highest levels in 14 years against a basket of currencies on Tuesday, the first day of London trading in 2017.. But as the dollar surged after the equivalent U.S. manufacturing PMI hit a two-year high, sterling weakened against the greenback, falling to $1.2200- its weakest since the end of...

  • *UK manufacturing PMI hits highest since June 2014. *Analysts cautious about long-term health of UK economy. The Markit/CIPS UK Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index rose to 56.1, the strongest reading since June 2014, from 53.6 in November, helped by orders from home and abroad.

  • LONDON, Jan 3- British manufacturing growth climbed to a two-and-a-half-year high last month, fuelled by new orders from both home and abroad and adding to signs the economy ended 2016 strongly, a survey showed on Tuesday. The Markit/CIPS UK Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index rose to 56.1, the strongest reading since June 2014, from 53.6 in November.

  • LONDON, Jan 3- Sterling hit a two-week high against the euro on Tuesday- the first day of London trading in 2017- after a survey suggested British manufacturing growth climbed to a two-and-a-half-year high last month. The pound tumbled 16 percent against the dollar and 14 percent against the euro in 2016, its worst annual performance in eight years, with the bulk...

  • LONDON, Jan 3- British manufacturing growth climbed to a two-and-a-half-year high last month, fuelled by new orders from both home and abroad and adding to signs the economy ended 2016 strongly, a survey showed on Tuesday. The Markit/CIPS UK Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index rose to 56.1, the strongest reading since June 2014, from 53.6 in November.

  • LONDON, Jan 2- Major European equity indexes climbed to new highs in thin trading on Monday, with strong manufacturing reports from the region boosting sentiment on the first trading day of 2017.. Italy's FTSE MIB index was up 1.3 percent by 1037 GMT after rising to its highest since January 2016. Germany's DAX rose 0.8 percent after reaching to its highest in...

  • This should reverse next year, " Erste Bank said in a note. Economic growth in Central Europe outpaced the euro zone last year, and this year could bring about an acceleration in GDP growth, analysts said. Hungary launched fiscal stimulus late last year, cutting the corporate tax rate and social taxes, and raising wages.

  • BEIJING, Jan 1- China's manufacturing sector expanded for a fifth month in December, but growth slowed a touch more than expected in a sign that government measures to rein in soaring asset prices are starting to have a knock-on effect on the broader economy. The official Purchasing Managers' Index stood at 51.4 in December compared with 51.7 in November.

  • BEIJING, Jan 1- China's manufacturing sector expanded for a fifth month in December, but growth slowed a touch more than expected in a sign that government measures to rein in soaring asset prices are starting to have a knock-on effect on the broader economy. The official Purchasing Managers' Index stood at 51.4 in December compared with 51.7 in November.

  • BEIJING, Jan 1- China's manufacturing sector expanded at a weaker than expected pace in December, with growth slowing from the previous month as the world's second-largest economy heads into 2017.. China's manufacturing sector has picked up in recent months, buoyed by a government infrastructure building spree and a housing boom, which have fueled demand for...

  • Chicago PMI (Dec.) 54.6 vs. 57.6 (Nov.)

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest read on the Chicago Purchasing Managers Index.

  • *China official PMI seen slipping to 51.5 in Dec. *Data due on Jan 1 at 0100 GMT. BEIJING, Dec 27- China's manufacturing sector looks set to go into 2017 humming as industrial firms benefit from stronger prices for their products and a recovery in demand.

  • LONDON, Dec 15- Businesses across the euro zone ended the year on an upbeat note as expected, according to a survey that showed they achieved solid growth and raised prices at the steepest rate since the middle of 2011.. The positive survey will please policymakers at the European Central Bank, who in a surprise move last week trimmed their asset purchases but...

  • *UK Nov PMIs point to Q4 GDP +0.5 pct qq- Markit. LONDON, Dec 5- Businesses in Britain's dominant services sector grew at their fastest pace since January last month and the broader economy maintained momentum, even if firms have some worries about the year ahead, a survey showed on Monday. Most economists and the Bank of England said Britain's economy would slow...