Eurozone Markit August mftg PMI final 57.4 as exp

Eurozone Markit August mftg PMI final reading 1 Sept 57.4 flash August saw a strong and accelerated increase in eurozone manufacturing production, as robust demand and rising employment underpinned a solid improvement in overall operating conditions. The final IHS Markit Eurozone Manufacturing PMI® rose to 57.4, up from 56.6 in July and equalling June’s 74-month […]

Germany Markit August mftg PMI final 59.3 vs 59.4 exp

Germany Markit/BME August mftg PMI final  reading  1 Sept 59.4 flash fastest growth of new export business since May 2010 Softer final reading but EURUSD unfazed at 1.1883 The headline IHS Markit/BME Germany Manufacturing PMI is a composite single-figure indicator of manufacturing performance. It is derived from indicators for new orders, output, employment, suppliers’ delivery […]

France Markit August mftg PMI final 55.8 as exp

France Markit August mftg PMI final reading 1 Sept 55.8 flash Nothing to see here. Overall growth in the French manufacturing sector gained momentum midway through the third quarter. The expansion continued to be driven by marked increases in new orders and output, which facilitated further rises in staffing numbers and purchasing activity as companies […]

Italy Markit/ADACI August mftg PMI 56.3 v 55.3 exp

Italy Markit/ADACI August mftg PMI 1 Sept 55.1 prev Italy’s manufacturing economy saw an acceleration in growth mid-way through the third quarter, according to latest PMI® survey data from IHS Markit. Output and new orders both showed steep rates of increase that were among the fastest recorded since early-2011. However, despite the positive headline numbers, […]

Switzerland August mftg PMI 61.2 vs 60.2 exp

Switzerland August mftg PMI now out 1 Sept 60.9 prev That’s of lot cuckoo clocks and watches. Also out earlier: July retail sales -0.7% vs 1.7% prev revised up from 1.5% Quite a turn around but we know retails generally can be volatile due to their seasonal nature. USDCHF 0.9612 still underpinned and just off […]