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Economic Reports Chicago PMI

  • LONDON, Nov 6- The euro zone's economy is on track for a strong finish to 2017 and firms are passing on more of their costs to consumers as pricing power increased, a survey showed on Monday. "The final euro area PMI was revised up marginally from the flash to leave euro area growth looking healthy at the beginning of Q4," said Cathal Kennedy at RBC Capital Markets.

  • *Bitcoin hits all-time high of $7,500. NEW YORK, Nov 3- The dollar rose broadly on Friday after the release of U.S. factory orders and services sector data that beat estimates, reversing an earlier slide after an underwhelming October jobs report. The Institute for Supply Management's non-manufacturing purchasing managers' index rose to its highest level since...

  • *UK economy picks up pace in Oct, PMI suggests. LONDON, Nov 3- Britain's economy appears to be picking up speed, according to a survey on Friday that will reassure the Bank of England a day after it raised interest rates for the first time a decade. Britain's economy has lagged behind others in Europe and beyond this year as sterling's plunge following last year's vote...

  • BEIJING, Nov 3- Activity picked up slightly in China's services sector in October but growth remained modest and much weaker than historical trends, a private survey showed on Friday. The findings, along with other private and official business readings earlier in the week, are likely to reinforce views that the world's second-largest economy saw a more...

  • LONDON, Nov 2- British construction activity unexpectedly grew a little last month, a survey showed on Thursday, but confidence among firms in the sector dropped to the lowest level in nearly five years. While the IHS Markit/CIPS UK Construction Purchasing Managers' Index recovered to 50.8 from 48.1 in September- just above the 50 mark that signifies growth- that...

  • *Czech PMI at six-year high, boosts assets. BUCHAREST, Nov 1- The Czech crown led regional gains on Wednesday, boosted by stronger-than-expected manufacturing data depicting continuous economic growth, though trading was light with Polish and Hungarian markets closed for All Saints Day holiday. Prague's stocks rose 0.4 percent on the day, chiefly helped by a...

  • Chicago PMI 66.2 vs. 60 estimate

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest read from the Chicago Purchasing Manager Index.

  • Oct 31- Hong Kong shares fell on Tuesday, with investors' risk appetites curbed by a stronger-than-expected cooling in China's factory activity in October. The Hang Seng index dipped 0.3 percent, to 28,245.54, while the China Enterprises Index lost 0.5 percent, to 11,507.72 points. Investors were circumspect after the official Purchasing Managers' Index on...

  • BEIJING, Oct 31- Growth in China's booming steel industry fell to a six-month low in October as a government crackdown on winter air pollution sent prices of some raw materials tumbling and new order growth slowed, according to a sector survey released on Tuedsay. The Purchasing Managers' Index for the steel sector fell to 52.3 in October from 53.7 in September,...

  • BEIJING, Oct 31- Growth in China's services industry slowed in October, an official survey showed on Tuesday, but the sector continued to show solid expansion. The services sector accounts for over half of China's economy, with rising wages giving Chinese consumers more spending power. China's leaders are counting on growth in services and consumption to...

  • BEIJING, Oct 31- Growth in China's manufacturing sector cooled more than expected in October in the face of a weakening property market and tighter pollution rules that are forcing many steels mills, smelters and factories to curtail production over the winter. A recovery for China's manufacturing and industrial firms-- boosted by government spending, a...

  • LONDON, Oct 24- Private sector growth across the euro zone slowed more sharply than predicted this month, a survey showed on Tuesday, but activity remained strong even though firms increased prices at the steepest rate in over six years. Germany's private sector posted the highest increase in new orders in 6-1/ 2 years in October, implying Europe's largest...

  • LONDON, Oct 24- Europe's benchmark government bond yield edged back towards two-week highs on Tuesday ahead of economic data that could help convince investors that the European Central Bank is plotting a change to its ultra-easy monetary policy approach. "On the data front, flash PMI data and ECB bank lending survey should reveal whether the recent strong...

  • BEIJING, Oct 9- BEIJING, Oct 9- Business activity in China's services sector grew at its slowest pace in 21 months in September as the pace of new business cooled, a private survey showed. The survey also showed the services sector continued to see much less inflation than the manufacturing industry, in line with the view that price pressures in China are...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 4- U.S. Yields took off after data showed that the U.S. non-manufacturing index as measured by the Institute for Supply Management rose to 59.8 last month from 55.3 in August. "This could just be a little bit of a clean-up," said Tom Simons, money market economist, at Jefferies in New York.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 4- U.S. Yields took off after data showed that the U.S. non-manufacturing index as measured by the Institute for Supply Management rose to 59.8 last month from 55.3 in August. "This could just be a little bit of a clean-up," said Tom Simons, money market economist, at Jefferies in New York.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 4- The U.S. dollar pared losses on Wednesday after data showed a service sector index increasing to its highest level in more than 12 years, boosting the likelihood that the Federal Reserve will raise rates at its December meeting. The Institute for Supply Management's non-manufacturing index rose to its highest level since August 2005 in...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 4- U.S. The non-manufacturing index as measured by the Institute for Supply Management rose to 59.8 last month from 55.3 in August. "The surge in the ISM non-manufacturing index is a clear sign that the economy is recovering quickly from any hurricane-related disruption and that the underlying pace of growth remains strong," said Michael Pearce, U.S....

  • *UK services PMI picks up unexpectedly in September. LONDON, Oct 4- Britain's economy remains stuck in low gear but price pressures are rising again, according to surveys on Wednesday that will probably keep the Bank of England on track to raise interest rates soon. The IHS Markit/CIPS Purchasing Managers' Index also showed businesses were increasingly worried...

  • LONDON, Oct 4- Sterling held near the day's highs on Wednesday after a survey of Britain's dominant services sector showed growth sped up unexpectedly last month. "While the short-term risks to demand since the Brexit vote have not materialised in a serious way, the UK economy should be faring much better today on the back of the ongoing global upswing," said Kallum...