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Economic Reports Chicago PMI

  • 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...

  • *UK manufacturing PMI points to slowing economic momentum. LONDON, Oct 2- British manufacturing growth cooled last month as cost pressures lurched higher, according to a survey that could put the Bank of England a step closer to raising interest rates, despite a murky outlook ahead of Brexit. Britain's economy initially withstood the shock of the June 2016 vote...

  • Workers assemble televisions on the production line of Tianle Group Co., Ltd on July 3, 2012 in Shengzhou of Zhejiang Province, China.

    China's manufacturing activity grew at the fastest pace since 2012 in September as factories cranked up output to take advantage of strong demand and high prices.

  • *Official PMI at 52.4, highest since April 2012. BEIJING, Sept 30- China's manufacturing activity grew at the fastest pace since 2012 in September as factories cranked up output to take advantage of strong demand and high prices, easing worries of a slowdown before a key political meeting next month. It marked the 14th straight month of expansion for China's...

  • *Official PMI at 52.4, highest since April 2012. BEIJING, Sept 30- China's manufacturing activity grew at the fastest pace since 2012 in September as factories cranked up output to take advantage of strong demand and high prices, easing worries of a slowdown before a key political meeting next month. It marked the 14th straight month of expansion for China's...

  • BEIJING, Sept 30- Growth in China's services sector rose to the highest level since May 2014 in September, an official survey showed on Saturday, marking the first rise in three months for the indicator. 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...

  • BEIJING, Sept 30- China's manufacturing activity grew faster than expected in September as factories cranked up production to take advantage of strong demand and high prices fuelled by a year-long building boom. That was the highest reading since April 2012. China's long-ailing industrial sector is reporting its strongest earnings in years, fuelled by a...

  • Chicago PMI beats expectations to come in at 65.2 in September

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest read on Chicago PMI.

  • LONDON, Sept 22-- September Flash Composite PMI jumps to 56.7. LONDON, Sept 22- Euro zone private businesses ended the third quarter with much stronger growth than predicted, bolstered by manufacturers, who had their best month since early 2011, a survey showed on Friday. That growth, alongside rising inflationary pressures, is likely to increase expectations the...

  • LONDON, Sept 5- Struggling sterling steadied just above $1.29 on Tuesday, with weaker-than-expected numbers from Britain's dominant services industry adding to a downbeat run of data that has seen the pound lose almost 3 percent versus the dollar in the past month. The monthly Purchasing Managers' Index survey for the services sector showed growth at its...

  • BEIJING, Sept 5- China's services sector expanded at a faster clip in August as new business orders picked up, a private business survey showed on Tuesday, pointing to renewed strength in a key part of the world's second-largest economy. An official gauge of the non-manufacturing sector published last week also showed continued expansion in the services...

  • LONDON, Sept 1- Britain's factory activity grew a lot more strongly than expected in August as work flowed in from home and abroad, a survey showed on Friday, suggesting the economy might be picking up speed after a slow first half of 2017.. The Markit/CIPS UK Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index jumped to a four-month high of 56.9 from 55.3 in July, above all...

  • *European stocks higher after PMI data, following Asia, U.S. LONDON, Sept 1- Gains for Europe and Asia pushed world shares back towards record highs on Friday, while the dollar crept up ahead of the monthly excitement of U.S. payrolls data. Euro zone stocks had been at risk of their second red week in a row but a 0.5 percent early rise looked to have dug them out of trouble,...

  • LONDON, Sept 1- Sterling steadied above $1.29 on Friday, gaining back some initial losses in morning trade in London after the PMI index of sentiment among manufacturing sector purchasing managers came in well above forecasts. By 0843 GMT, it was only marginally lower on the day at $1.2923. The survey showed Britain's factories grew a lot more strongly than...

  • LONDON, Sept 1- Sterling steadied above $1.29 on Friday, gaining back some initial losses in morning trade in London after the PMI index of sentiment among manufacturing sector purchasing managers came in well above forecasts. By 0843 GMT, it was only marginally lower on the day at $1.2923. The survey showed Britain's factories grew a lot more strongly than...

  • China's manufacturing activity expanded at the fastest pace in six months in August, buoyed by a surge in export orders and higher prices, according to the private Caixin manufacturing purchasing managers index. *NICKEL LEADS: Shanghai Futures Exchange nickel was among the biggest gainers, with the most active contract ending 1.7 percent higher at 94,650...

  • Chicago PMI 58.9 vs. 58 estimate

    CNBC's Rick Santelli provides the latest read on the health of the manufacturing sector and U.S. economy.

  • SHANGHAI, Aug 31- Hong Kong stocks eased on Thursday, but posted an eighth successive month of gains as China's economic recovery and continuous money inflows from the mainland sustained the bullish momentum. China's manufacturing sector unexpectedly accelerated in August, an official Purchasing Managers' Index released on Thursday showed, although some...

  • BEIJING, Aug 31- Growth in China's services sector slowed in August, hitting the lowest level since May 2016, an official survey showed on Thursday. The official non-manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index fell to 53.4, from 54.5 in July, raising fresh questions about the health of China's services sector. The services sector accounts for over half of China's...

  • BEIJING, Aug 31- Growth in China's manufacturing sector unexpectedly accelerated in August, defying expectations that the world's second-largest economy will start to cool as borrowing costs rise and regulators clamp down on riskier lending. The official Purchasing Managers' Index released on Thursday stood at 51.7 in August, the China Logistics...