Chicago PMI


  • China's July official services PMI dips to 54.2 Saturday, 2 Aug 2014 | 9:16 PM ET

    BEIJING, Aug 3- Growth in China's services sector slowed in July, with the official purchasing managers' index for the industry dipping to 54.2, government data showed on Sunday. That compares with a reading of 55 in June, according to the National Bureau of Statistics.

  • The Markit/ CIPS UK Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index fell to 55.4 from 57.2 in June- its lowest level since July 2013 and well below the lowest forecast in a Reuters poll. Markit said growth was strong by historical standards and the slowdown was in line with the Bank of England's view that Britain's strong recovery will slow a touch in coming months.

  • Markit's final July manufacturing PMI came in at 51.8, matching June's reading but below an earlier flash estimate of 51.9. While manufacturing growth picked up in Germany, Europe's biggest economy, the French PMI fell to a seven-month low and there was a renewed downturn in Greece alongside slowing growth in Spain and Italy.

  • China Overseas Grand Oceans tumbles on disappointing H1 results. HONG KONG, Aug 1- Hong Kong shares fell on Friday as a month-end swoon on Wall Street hurt sentiment, while China markets eked out slim gains on signs of a pick-up in manufacturing activity on the mainland. The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong fell 0.9 percent.

  • A separate PMI published by HSBC/ Markit also rose to 51.7, its best performance in 18 months. Now that looser monetary policy is having its intended effect, some analysts questioned the need for more economic stimulus in China, at least in the near term.

  • The HSBC/ Markit China manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index climbed to 51.7 last month, up from June's 50.7 but slightly below a preliminary reading of 52.. Growth in new export orders accelerated at the second-fastest pace in 44 months, HSBC/ Markit said.

  • China's final HSBC PMI hits 18-month peak in July Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 9:48 PM ET

    BEIJING, Aug 1- China's vast factory sector posted its strongest growth in 18 months in July as new orders surged to multi-month highs, a private survey showed on Friday, adding to signs the economy is regaining momentum after a flurry of government stimulus measures.

  • *July official PMI at 51.7, highest since April 2012. BEIJING, Aug 1- Activity in China's vast factory sector expanded at the fastest pace in 27 months in July on stronger demand, a government survey showed, adding to evidence that the economy is regaining momentum after a burst of government stimulus measures.

  • China July official PMI rises to 51.7 from 51 in June Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 9:06 PM ET

    CHINA JULY OFFICIAL PMI RISES TO 51.7 FROM 51 IN JUNE@. BEIJING, Aug 1- Activity in China's factory sector quickened to a 27- month high in July, a government survey showed on Friday, adding to signs that the economy is regaining momentum after a bust of government stimulus measures.

  • SEOUL, Aug 1- South Korea's manufacturing activity shrank for a third consecutive month in July but the pace eased from June, a private-sector survey showed on Friday, as the export-reliant economy continued to struggle to regain momentum.

  • *Chicago PMI posts biggest monthly drop since October 2008. The Institute for Supply Management-Chicago business barometer tumbled to 52.6 in July from 62.6 in June.

  • Chicago PMI 63.0  Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 | 9:45 AM ET

    It's a solid number, says CNBC's Rick Santelli reporting the latest numbers on manufacturing. Expectations were for 57.

  • ISM Non-manufacturing Index 53.1 in March  Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    ISM services index rises in March, but falls short of estimates, reports CNBC's Rick Santelli. And CNBC's Steve Liesman breaks down the latest number.

  • March Chicago PMI 55.9  Monday, 31 Mar 2014 | 9:45 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest economic data on manufacturing.

  • February consumer sentiment 81.6  Friday, 28 Feb 2014 | 9:55 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest read on how consumers feel about the economy.

  • Chicago PMI 59.8 in February  Friday, 28 Feb 2014 | 9:45 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest numbers on Midwest manufacturing.

  • December Chicago PMI 59.1  Tuesday, 31 Dec 2013 | 9:45 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli and Alyce Andres-Frantz, MNI Chicago bureau chief, break down the latest news on Midwest manufacturing. If you look at the numbers they are pretty solid, says Andres-Frantz.

  • US Midwest factory activity jumps unexpectedly Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 | 9:46 AM ET
    A worker welds an aluminum case at the Aluminum Case Company, a division of MFZ Ventures, Inc., a privately held company established in 1946 that designs, engineers, and manufactures various types of aluminum cases, in Chicago.

    The Chicago purchasing managers' index unexpectedly jumped in October.

  • Chicago PMI 55.7 in September  Monday, 30 Sep 2013 | 9:45 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest manufacturing data.

  • China official PMI hits 16-month high in August Sunday, 1 Sep 2013 | 2:40 AM ET

    China's factory activity expanded at the fastest pace in more than a year in August with a jump in new orders, official data showed on Sunday.