Economic Reports Chicago PMI

  • LONDON, Dec 1- Britain's top equity index slid on Thursday, pulled down by more evidence of the weak pound damaging consumer goods companies and by some stocks trading without rights to their latest dividend payouts. Consumer stocks suffered after the Markit/CIPS UK Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index showed prices paid by factories for materials and...

  • *Czech PMI lower, Polish higher than seen, Hungary still robust. BUDAPEST, Dec 1- Poland's zloty and Hungary's forint fell to their weakest levels for months on Thursday as risk aversion gripped global markets and some investors expressed concern that Standard& Poor's could downgrade Poland at the end of the week. Investors bought the dollar instead of assets in...

  • *UK factories grappling with strong cost pressures- PMI. Thursday's Markit/CIPS UK Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index also suggested the weak pound failed to boost exports by as much as in previous months. Wednesday's 10 percent surge in crude oil prices- after OPEC and Russia agreed to restrict production- pushed the dollar cost of oil close to levels...

  • *Czech PMI lower, Polish higher than seen, Hungary still robust. Poland's 10- year yield rose 6 basis points to 3.7 percent. Poland's Purchasing Managers' Index was a higher-than-expected 51.9 in November, while the Czech index at 52.2 was lower than expected but still indicated growth.

  • BERLIN, Dec 1- German manufacturing growth slowed slightly in November, but solid demand from domestic and foreign customers kept it robust overall, a survey showed on Thursday, suggesting that factories will contribute to a rebound in the fourth quarter. Markit's Purchasing Managers' Index for manufacturing, which accounts for about a fifth of Europe's...

  • LONDON, Dec 1- Sterling held firm above $1.25 on Thursday, having recorded its best month of gains against the dollar since March and its best month against the euro since 2009.. Analysts said a survey of Britain's factory output due at 0930 GMT was unlikely to impact the pound significantly, with some questioning whether a broad rally in the dollar has any further...

  • SHANGHAI, Dec 1- Hong Kong stocks rose to a three-week high on Thursday morning as energy sector rallied after OPEC agreed to a deal to reduce production, while markets in China rebounded after a survey showed factory activity picked up speed last month. Zhang Qi, analyst at Haitong Securities in Shanghai, said markets cheered an oil price surge and expects...

  • BEIJING, Dec 1- Activity in China's manufacturing sector grew more than expected in November, expanding at its strongest pace in more than two years, as the world's second-largest economy picks up momentum heading into what promises to be a tumultuous 2017.. The last time China's PMI was higher was in April 2012 when it was 53.3. China's economy expanded at a...

  • BEIJING, Dec 1- Activity in China's manufacturing sector expanded more than expected in November, and at the fastest pace in more than two years, an official survey showed on Thursday. The reading was the highest since July 2014, when it also stood at 51.7. China's economy expanded at a steady 6.7 percent in the third quarter and looks set to hit Beijing's full-year...

  • *Services sector activity slower in October. WASHINGTON, Nov 3- U.S. services industry activity cooled in October amid a slowdown in new orders and hiring, suggesting a moderation in economic growth early in the fourth quarter. The Institute for Supply Management said its non-manufacturing index fell 2.3 percentage points to a reading of 54.8 percent in...

  • BEIJING, Nov 3- China's services sector grew at the strongest pace in four months in October as new business picked up, encouraging companies to hire more workers, a private survey showed. The figures were first reported by Chinese financial news outlet Caixin on its website at 0900 Beijing time. Beijing is increasingly counting on the services sector to create...

  • LONDON, Nov 2- Growth in Britain's construction industry hit a seven-month high in October as housebuilding rose, but slowing order books and soaring prices for building materials darkened the outlook, a survey showed on Wednesday. "The downturn in the construction sector continued to ease in October, but it would be premature to conclude that the sector is back...

  • LONDON, Nov 2- Growth in Britain's construction industry hit a seven-month high in October as housebuilding rose, but slowing order books and soaring prices for building materials darkened the outlook, a survey showed on Wednesday. The Markit/CIPS UK Construction Purchasing Managers' Index rose unexpectedly to 52.6 from 52.3, confounding a Reuters poll...

  • LONDON, Nov 1- Britain's factory sector maintained most of its robust growth last month after a weaker pound boosted exports, though this also fuelled inflation, according to a survey that underscored the impact on the economy of June's Brexit vote. "The UK manufacturing sector remained on a firm footing in October and should return to growth in the fourth...

  • SHANGHAI, Nov 1- Chinese stocks snapped a four-session losing streak on Tuesday, after an official survey showed the country's manufacturing sector expanded at a faster pace than expected in October. "Economic restructuring takes time... and there is not much fresh money inflows into the China market, so the index will be relatively stable, but there are...

  • BEIJING, Nov 1- Activity in China's manufacturing sector expanded at the fastest pace in more than two years in October, adding to views that the world's second-largest economy is stabilising thanks to a construction boom. China's economy expanded at a steady 6.7 percent clip in the third quarter and looks set to hit Beijing's full-year target of 6.5 to 7...

  • BEIJING, Nov 1- Activity in China's manufacturing sector expanded at a faster pace than expected in October, an official survey showed on Tuesday, adding to views that the world's second-largest economy is stabilising thanks to a construction boom. The official Purchasing Managers' Index stood at 51.2 in October, compared with the previous month's 50.4 and...

  • BEIJING, Nov 1- Growth in China's services sector accelerated in October at a faster pace than in the previous month, an official survey showed on Tuesday. China is counting on growth in services to offset persistent weakness in exports that is dragging on the world's second-largest economy. The economy expanded at a steady 6.7 percent in the third quarter and...

  • Chicago PMI 50.6 in October

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

  • BEIJING, Oct 8 Reuters)- China's services sector created jobs at the fastest pace in seven months in September as new business picked up, even though the overall rate of growth was little changed from August, a private survey showed. More signs of stability in China's economy support the growing consensus that China's central bank will hold off on further...