Economic Reports Chicago PMI

  • NEW YORK, Sept 1- U.S. and European shares slipped on Thursday after a report showing weakness in U.S. manufacturing last month added to uncertainty ahead of Friday's monthly U.S. jobs data, while oil prices tumbled and the dollar dipped. The Institute for Supply Management said its purchasing managers' index fell to 49.4 in August, below expectations of...

  • *UK manufacturing PMI jumps to highest since Oct 2015. LONDON, Sept 1- British manufacturing staged one of its sharpest rebounds on record in August, a post-Brexit surprise that could prompt the Bank of England to rethink the need to cut interest rates again if other surveys confirm the trend. The recovery far outstripped all economists' forecasts, delivering the...

  • LONDON, Sept 1- British manufacturing staged one of its sharpest rebounds on record in August as factories recovered from the initial shock of June's vote to leave the European Union, helped by a boost to exports from sterling's post-Brexit slump. Data over the past couple of weeks have shown consumer demand held up in the face of the referendum result and...

  • *Rest of Asia, South Korea PMI slump; others mixed. LONDON/ SINGAPORE, Sept 1- Manufacturers across Asia and Europe showed few signs of returning to health in August, as demand remained fitful at best, although British factories bucked the global trend, surveys showed on Thursday. "The plunge in sterling is boosting the UK's competitiveness, which is helping to...

  • LONDON, Sept 1- British manufacturing staged one of its sharpest rebounds on record in August as factories recovered from the initial shock of June's vote to leave the European Union, helped by a boost to exports from sterling's post-Brexit slump. Data over the past couple of weeks have shown consumer demand held up in the face of the referendum result and...

  • LONDON, Sept 1- British manufacturing staged one of its sharpest rebounds on record in August as factories recovered from the initial shock of June's vote to leave the European Union, helped by a boost to exports from sterling's post-Brexit slump. Data over the past couple of weeks have shown consumer demand held up in the face of the referendum result and...

  • *Rest of Asia, S. Korea PMI slumps, others show mixed performance. SINGAPORE, Sept 1- Asia's factories showed few signs of returning to health in August, as torpid activity in the region's biggest economies, China and Japan, suggested world demand remained fitful at best even as global policymakers scrambled to restore momentum. Coming a week after the United States...

  • SHANGHAI, Sept 1- China stocks finished lower on Thursday dragged by real estate shares, as official August purchasing managers' index data showed activity slowing in the construction sector. The CSI300 index of the largest listed companies in Shanghai and Shenzhen fell 0.8 percent to 3,301.58 points, while the Shanghai Composite Index dropped 0.7 percent to...

  • *Rest of Asia, S. Korea PMI slumps, others show mixed performance. SINGAPORE, Sept 1- Asia's factories showed few signs of returning to health in August, as torpid activity in the region's biggest economies, China and Japan, suggested world demand remained fitful at best even as global policymakers scrambled to restore momentum. Coming a week after the United States...

  • *SSEC -0.2 pct, CSI300 -0.3 pct, HSI +0.5 pct. SHANGHAI, Sept 1- China stocks fell on Thursday as investors sold real estate stocks following official August purchasing managers' index data showing activity slowing in the construction sector. This was entirely due to a fall in the construction sector sub-index, "wrote Julian Evans-Pritchard, China economist at...

  • BEIJING, Sept 1- Activity in China's manufacturing sector picked up unexpectedly in August but gains were modest, an official survey showed on Thursday, suggesting the world's second-largest economy is steadying but still sluggish. The better-than-expected reading may reinforce growing views among investors that China's central bank will be in no hurry...

  • BEIJING, Sept 1- Activity in China's manufacturing sector picked up unexpectedly in August but gains were modest, an official survey showed on Thursday, suggesting the world's second-largest economy is steadying but still sluggish. The better-than-expected reading may reinforce growing views among investors that China's central bank will be in no hurry...

  • BEIJING, Sept 1- Activity in China's services industry expanded again in August, but at a slightly slower pace than in the previous month, an official survey showed on Thursday. The official non-manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index stood at 53.5 in August, compared to the previous month's reading of 53.9 and above the 50- point mark that separates growth...

  • BEIJING, Sept 1- Activity in China's manufacturing sector unexpectedly expanded in August, though growth was modest, an official survey showed on Thursday. The official Purchasing Managers' Index rose to 50.4 in August, compared with the previous month's 49.9 and above the 50- point mark that separates growth from contraction on a monthly basis.

  • Chicago PMI: 51.5 (Aug) vs. 55.8 (July)

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  • BEIJING, Aug 29- Activity in China's manufacturing sector likely shrank for a second straight month in August but at a marginal pace, a Reuters poll showed, suggesting the economy is steadying even as the government vows to cut more industrial overcapacity. Profits earned by China's industrial firms grew the fastest in four months in July, aided by improving...

  • BEIJING, Aug 29- Activity in China's manufacturing sector likely shrank for a second straight month in August but at a marginal pace, a Reuters poll showed, suggesting the economy is steadying even as the government vows to cut more industrial overcapacity. Profits earned by China's industrial firms grew the fastest in four months in July, aided by improving...

  • *Nikkei pressured as dollar declines to 100 yen. LONDON, Aug 23- World shares crept up on Tuesday while the dollar lost ground as investors awaited further clues on whether the Federal Reserve will raise U.S. interest rates this year. Early encouragement came from France where surprisingly upbeat PMI figures showed the private sector growing at its fastest pace...

  • *UK all-sector PMI drops to lowest since April 2009. LONDON, Aug 3- Britain's economy is shrinking at its fastest rate since the financial crisis after last month's Brexit vote, making a Bank of England rate cut on Thursday a "foregone conclusion", a closely watched survey of businesses showed. Wednesday's numbers- which broadly match an early version two weeks ago-...

  • *Bank of England expected to cut interest rates on Thursday. LONDON, Aug 2- Britain's construction industry suffered its sharpest downturn in seven years last month, according to a business survey on Tuesday, the latest to suggest the economy is at risk of recession after June's Brexit vote. Overall there was little in the construction PMI to challenge...