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Economic Reports Chicago PMI

  • BEIJING, April 30- Growth in China's services sector slowed slightly in April compared with the previous month but remained robust, an official survey showed on Sunday. The services sector accounted for over half of China's economy last year as rising wages give Chinese consumers the opportunity to shop, travel and eat out more. China's policymakers are...

  • BEIJING, April 30- Growth in China's manufacturing sector slowed in April, an official survey showed on Sunday, as producer price rises lost steam and authorities moved to tackle risks in the property market and credit growth. The official Purchasing Managers' Index stood at 51.2 in April, compared with the previous month's reading of 51.8 and above the 50- point...

  • *China official PMI seen at 51.6 in April, vs 51.8 in March. *Data due on April 30 at 0100 GMT. BEIJING, April 26- The pace of expansion in China's manufacturing sector likely slowed in April, a Reuters poll showed, as factory-gate price lost steam and authorities moved to tackle risks in the property market and credit growth.

  • LONDON, April 21- The euro zone economy bounded into the second quarter with strong broad-based growth, according to a survey showing businesses increased activity at the fastest rate for six years as new orders stayed robust. Signs the bloc is on a sustainable growth path, along with inflationary pressures, will be welcomed by the European Central Bank, which...

  • BEIJING, April 6- Activity in China's service sector expanded at its weakest pace in six months in March, hurt by slower growth in new orders and intensifying cost pressures, a private survey showed, painting a less rosy picture of a sector that Beijing is counting on to maintain economic momentum. There are concerns China's real estate sector- a big growth-driver...

  • LONDON, April 5- Britain's economy has probably slowed from its strong growth of late last year and a cooling jobs market and hefty price increases will become increasingly apparent as Brexit gets underway, according to a survey published on Wednesday. The Markit/CIPS Services Purchasing Managers' Index, a closely watched gauge of Britain's services...

  • *Euro zone final March composite PMI 56.4. LONDON, April 5- Euro zone businesses enjoyed their best quarter in six years at the start of 2017 and although growth was not quite as fast as a flash estimate, the upturn was broad-based, a survey suggested on Wednesday. Earlier surveys from Germany and France, the bloc's two biggest economies, showed growth accelerated...

  • *China PMI data, Asia manufacturing figures support prices. NEW YORK, April 3- Oil prices fell on Monday as a rebound in Libyan oil output weighed against upbeat economic data from Asia that pointed to strong energy demand from the region. Benchmark Brent futures for June delivery lost 41 cents, or 0.8 percent, to settle at $53.12 a barrel.

  • *China PMI data, Asia manufacturing figures support prices. NEW YORK, April 3- Oil prices edged lower on Monday as a rebound in Libyan oil output weighed against upbeat economic data from Asia that pointed to strong energy demand from the region. Benchmark Brent futures for June delivery were down 42 cents, or 0.8 percent, at $53.11 a barrel by 12:16 p.m. EDT.

  • *China PMI data, Asia manufacturing figures support prices. LONDON, April 3- Oil prices were under pressure on Monday as a rebound in Libyan oil output at the weekend weighed against upbeat economic data from Asia that pointed to strong energy demand from the region. Benchmark Brent futures eased by 8 cents to $53.45 a barrel by 1356 GMT.

  • *China PMI data, Asia manufacturing figures support prices. LONDON, April 3- Oil futures held steady on Monday as a rebound in Libyan oil production over the weekend weighed against upbeat economic data from Asia that pointed to strong energy demand from the region. International benchmark Brent futures climbed 4 cents to $53.57 a barrel by 0952 GMT.

  • *PMI data from Europe, U.S. could give oil market direction. SINGAPORE, April 3- Oil futures moved higher Monday as upbeat sentiment about economic prospects in Asia and Europe outweighed concerns a higher U.S. rig count stoked worries about global oversupply, although a stronger dollar pressured prices. Both contracts spent most of the Asia time zone in negative...

  • China again led the way, with an official manufacturing index expanding at the fastest pace in nearly five years, while factory surveys on Monday showed encouraging growth as well in Japan, India and much of emerging Asia. In China, the official Purchasing Managers' Index on Friday rose to 51.8 in March from the previous month's 51, thanks to a months-long...

  • PMI data from Europe, U.S. could give oil market direction. International benchmark Brent futures slipped 15 cents, or 0.3 percent, to $53.38 a barrel by 0440 GMT. U.S. futures fell nearly 6 percent from the previous quarter, while Brent lost 7 percent as rising inventory levels outpaced output cuts by OPEC and non- OPEC members.

  • PMI data from Europe, U.S. could give oil market direction. International benchmark Brent futures had slipped 7 cents to $53.46 a barrel by 0207 GMT. U.S. futures fell nearly 6 percent from the previous quarter, while Brent lost 7 percent as rising inventory levels outpaced output cuts by OPEC and non- OPEC members.

  • BEIJING, April 1- Activity at China's factories expanded for a ninth straight month in March but at a softer pace as new export orders slowed, a private survey showed, raising questions about whether a recent pickup in global demand is losing steam. The findings contrast with those of China's official factory survey on Friday, which showed activity grew the...

  • LONDON, March 31- In the week after Britain formally notified the European Union of its intention to quit the bloc, business surveys will give more idea of what-- if any-- impact Brexit is having on the British economy and how its EU peers compare. Last month's purchasing managers' index reports suggested unexpectedly strong growth in Britain's economy since June's...

  • BEIJING, March 31- Activity in China's steel industry expanded at a slower pace in March even as mills continued to ramp up output, sparking worries of oversupply in the world's top producer of the metal, an industry survey showed on Friday. A renaissance in China's steel industry has been a major driver of the world's second-largest economy in recent quarters,...

  • *China March factory activity strongest since April 2012. *Service sector growth strongest since May 2014. BEIJING, March 31- Activity in China's manufacturing sector unexpectedly expanded at the fastest pace in nearly 5 years in March, adding to evidence that the world's second-largest economy has gained momentum early this year, an official survey showed on...

  • BEIJING, March 31- Growth in China's services sector accelerated in March at the fastest pace in nearly three years, an official survey showed on Friday. The services sector accounted for over half of China's economy last year and for the majority of its 6.7 percent growth as rising wages give Chinese consumers the opportunity to shop, travel and eat out more.