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Economic Reports Chicago PMI

  • 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...

  • LONDON, Dec 5- Businesses in Britain's services sector grew at their fastest pace since January last month, a survey showed on Monday, and the broader economy kept up its momentum in late 2016, even if firms have some worries about the year ahead. Most economists and the Bank of England said Britain's economy would slow sharply after June's vote to leave the EU.

  • 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...