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  • SHANGHAI, June 3- Activity in China's services sector accelerated in May, the HSBC/ Markit Purchasing Managers' Index showed on Wednesday, as new business rose at the fastest pace in three years. Moreover. employment in the service sector grew at the fastest rate since January 2013, the survey showed, an encouraging sign for policymakers battling a sharp slowdown...

  • The Markit/ CIPS UK Construction Purchasing Managers' Index rebounded in May to 55.9 in May from April's 22- month low of 54.2, above the 50 mark that denotes growth and beating a Reuters poll forecast of 55.0. "With a sustained period of policy uncertainty no longer on the horizon, business confidence surged back to its highest level since early 2006," said Tim...

  • Global factory growth picks up but stays weak -PMI Monday, 1 Jun 2015 | 11:00 AM ET

    JPMorgan's Global Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index, produced with Markit, nudged up to 51.2 in May from April's near two-year low of 51.0. "May PMI data signaled mild improvements in both the rates of expansion in global manufacturing production and new orders," said David Hensley, a director at JPMorgan. The global PMI combines survey data from...

  • MEXICO CITY, June 1- Mexico's manufacturing sector sentiment slipped in May to a seven-month low as output dipped, but there were signs of strong new export orders helped by a weak peso, a survey showed on Monday. "However, domestic demand has slipped down to a more subdued growth path, which contributed to the slowest overall improvement in business conditions...

  • *Coming up: euro zone Markit mnfg PMI at 0800 GMT. LONDON, June 1- Copper was softer on Monday as the higher dollar weighed on sentiment, but expectations of stronger demand from top consumer China and lower supplies of concentrate helped support. Copper demand is picking up in China and the mining side of things has not performed so well this year.

  • China stimulus: More to be done? Monday, 1 Jun 2015 | 5:30 AM ET
    China stimulus: More to be done?

    Fred Neumann, co-head of Asian economic research at HSBC, says that with China's PMI below 50 for the third month running is "very worrying", adding that more needs to be done with stimulus.

  • The Markit/ CIPS manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index rose to 52.0 in May from a downwardly revised 51.8 in April, a weaker increase than the rise to 52.5 forecast by a Reuters poll of analysts. "Expectations of a broad rebound in UK economic growth during the second quarter of the year are called into question by these readings," Markit senior economist Rob...

  • Euro zone May manufacturing PMI: Reaction Monday, 1 Jun 2015 | 4:00 AM ET
    Euro zone May manufacturing PMI: Reaction

    Philip Shaw, chief economist at Investec, says despite euro zone's May manufacturing PMI data being a little "disappointing", it's a slow and steady trend in the right direction.

  • LONDON, June 1- Euro zone factory growth was weaker than previously thought last month as the bloc's core countries continued to struggle, a survey of businesses showed on Monday. Markit's final May manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index was 52.2, below a preliminary flash reading of 52.3 but just ahead of April's 52.0. "The rate of growth is modest rather than...

  • BANGALORE, India, June 1- Indian manufacturing activity rose at its fastest pace in four months in May as domestic demand rocketed despite rising costs for firms and consumers, a business survey found on Monday. The HSBC Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index, compiled by Markit, rose to 52.6 in May from April's 51.3, smashing the 51.2 that a Reuters poll of...

  • --Clyde Russell is a Reuters columnist. LAUNCESTON, Australia, June 1- Another anemic reading on China's factory sector will no doubt spark increased expectations of monetary and fiscal stimulus, along with hopes for improved commodity demand and prices. But the problem with this scenario is that there is little correlation between China's Purchasing...

  • BEIJING, June 1- Growth in China's giant factory sector edged up to a six-month high in May but export demand continued to shrink, prompting companies to shed workers and keeping alive worries about a protracted economic slowdown, an official survey showed on Monday. The official manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index edged up to 50.2 from April's 50.1, the...

  • TOKYO, June 1- Japanese manufacturing activity expanded in May for the first time in two months as domestic orders and output rose, suggesting the economy may be grinding higher again after faltering in April. The Markit/ JMMA final Japan Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index rose to a seasonally adjusted 50.9 in May, unchanged from the preliminary reading...

  • China May services PMI cools to 53.2 Sunday, 31 May 2015 | 9:16 PM ET

    BEIJING, June 1- Growth in China's services industry cooled in May, an official survey showed on Monday, suggesting the country's worst economic downturn in at least six years may be deepening. Growth in China's services companies has been more resilient than at its ailing factories, but the sector has succumbed to the broader economic cooldown in recent months.

  • BEIJING, June 1- Activity in China's giant factory sector expanded slightly in May, as expected, an official survey showed on Monday, offering investors some relief but not enough to arrest worries about a persistent economic slowdown. The official manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index edged up to 50.2 from April's 50.1, the National Bureau of Statistics...

  • MELBOURNE, June 1- London copper edged up in thin trade on Monday after sliding 5 percent last month, as a gauge of manufacturing growth in top metals user China showed only a tepid increase in May. *The most-traded August copper contract on the Shanghai Futures Exchange fell 1.1 percent to 43,680 yuan a tonne. *China's official PMI was in line with expectations,...

  • *Greece's ongoing woes, downbeat U.S. data hit sentiment. TOKYO, June 1- Asian shares slipped early on Monday as persistent fears about Greece's precarious financial situation and downbeat U.S. data sapped confidence. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down about 0.5 percent in early trading, while Japan's Nikkei stock index gave up...

  • SEOUL, June 1- South Korea's manufacturing activity contracted for a third consecutive month in May and fell to its lowest level since mid-2013, a private survey showed on Monday, casting further shadows on the country's economic recovery. The HSBC/ Markit purchasing managers' index of South Korea's manufacturing sector slid to a seasonally adjusted 47.8 in...

  • Santelli Exchange: Chicago PMI reax Friday, 29 May 2015 | 10:45 AM ET
    Santelli Exchange: Chicago PMI reax

    Alyce Andres-Frantz, MNI Chicago bureau chief, joins CNBC's Rick Santelli to discuss Chicago PMI data.

  • Chicago PMI 46.2 Friday, 29 May 2015 | 9:46 AM ET
    Chicago PMI 46.2

    CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest numbers from the Chicago Purchasing Managers Index.