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PMI points to gradual recovery - Independent Online;

PMI points to gradual recovery - Independent Online

Independent OnlinePMI points to gradual recoveryIndependent OnlineJohannesburg - Green shoots have started to show in the recovery of the South African economy, with the manufacturing sector starting 2017 on a relatively solid footing and the Absa Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) coming in above the neutral 50-point ...and more »

Malaysia's January factory output decline slowest in 20 months - Nikkei PMI - The Edge Markets MY

Malaysia's January factory output decline slowest in 20 months - Nikkei PMIThe Edge Markets MYKUALA LUMPUR (Feb 2): The latest Nikkei Malaysia Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) survey data showed signs that the Malaysian manufacturing sector had come through the worst of its downturn as operating conditions deteriorated at a ...and more »

Nikkei sees signs of recovery in Malaysian manufacturing uptick - Malay Mail Online;

Nikkei sees signs of recovery in Malaysian manufacturing uptick - Malay Mail Online

Malay Mail OnlineNikkei sees signs of recovery in Malaysian manufacturing uptickMalay Mail OnlineKUALA LUMPUR, Feb 2 — Local factories may have weathered the worst of the current slowdown, according to Nikkei Malaysia. Its latest Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) showed Malaysia recording a score of 48.6, up from 47.1 in December and the lowest ...and more »

UK manufacturers kick off 2017 with 'bumper' start - Cabinet Maker;

UK manufacturers kick off 2017 with 'bumper' start - Cabinet Maker

Cabinet MakerUK manufacturers kick off 2017 with 'bumper' startCabinet MakerAccording to the latest Markit/CIPS UK Manufacturing PMI figures, UK manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) posted 55.9 in January, a couple of ticks below December's two-and-a-half year high of 56.1. Detailed within the report, the domestic ...and more »

Absa PMI suggests South Africa manufacturing is on a relatively solid footing - FTSE Global Markets

Absa PMI suggests South Africa manufacturing is on a relatively solid footingFTSE Global MarketsThe seasonally adjusted Absa Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) rose to 50.9 in January 2017, up from 46.7 in December 2016, the first time since July 2016 that the index edged above the neutral 50-point mark, suggesting that the manufacturing sector ...and more »

UK and Global Manufacturing Activity Jumps but Also Point to Sharp Price Rises Ahead - Pound Sterling Live;

UK and Global Manufacturing Activity Jumps but Also Point to Sharp Price Rises Ahead - Pound Sterling Live

Pound Sterling LiveUK and Global Manufacturing Activity Jumps but Also Point to Sharp Price Rises AheadPound Sterling LiveOutput growth for the sector now stands at a 32-month high as UK manufacturers join the rest of the world in posting a very strong start to 2017. The latest expansion of manufacturing production was underpinned by a solid increase in new order intakes.and more »

Euro zone factories start 2017 with fastest growth in nearly 6 years - PMI - RTE.ie;

Euro zone factories start 2017 with fastest growth in nearly 6 years - PMI - RTE.ie

RTE.ieEuro zone factories start 2017 with fastest growth in nearly 6 years - PMIRTE.ieEuro zone factories started 2017 by ramping up activity at the fastest rate for nearly six years, as manufacturers were more optimistic than they have been since at least the middle of 2012. The survey also highlighted mounting inflationary pressures ...and more »

Manufacturing PMI Stands at 48.2% in January 2017 from 52.0% in December 2016 - CBN - Proshare Nigeria Limited (press release) (registration);

Manufacturing PMI Stands at 48.2% in January 2017 from 52.0% in December 2016 - CBN - Proshare Nigeria Limited (press release) (registration)

Proshare Nigeria Limited (press release) (registration)Manufacturing PMI Stands at 48.2% in January 2017 from 52.0% in December 2016 - CBNProshare Nigeria Limited (press release) (registration)The Manufacturing and Non-Manufacturing PMI Report on businesses is based on data compiled from purchasing and supply executives. Survey responses indicate whether there is change or no change in the level of business activities in the current month ...and more »

French manufacturing activity nears six-year high in Jan - PMI - Reuters UK

French manufacturing activity nears six-year high in Jan - PMIReuters UKPARIS, French manufacturing activity expanded at the fastest pace in nearly six years in January as demand firmed up, a poll showed on Wednesday. Data compiler IHS Markit said its final purchasing managers' index rose to 53.6 in January from 53.5 in ...and more »

Russia's manufacturing sector grows further in January 2017, PMI reaches 70-month high - EconoTimes

Russia's manufacturing sector grows further in January 2017, PMI reaches 70-month highEconoTimesRussia's manufacturing sector recorded further gains at the beginning of 2017. The seasonally adjusted Markit Russia Manufacturing PMI reached a 70-month high of 54.7 in January 2017, a rise from 53.7 in December. This figure indicates towards a robust ...and more »

China January factory activity expands for sixth month at modest pace but risks loom - Reuters;

China January factory activity expands for sixth month at modest pace but risks loom - Reuters

ReutersChina January factory activity expands for sixth month at modest pace but risks loomReutersA worker sprinkles water onto a road at a construction site in Beijing, China, December 31, 2016. REUTERS/Thomas Peter. By Norihiko Shirouzu and Elias Glenn | BEIJING. BEIJING China's manufacturing sector expanded for the sixth month in a row in ...and more »

India factory PMI returns to modest growth in January - Livemint;

India factory PMI returns to modest growth in January - Livemint

LivemintIndia factory PMI returns to modest growth in JanuaryLivemintIn a sign factories have started the year on a better footing, a sub-index measuring new orders also nudged back above the breakeven mark, with domestic demand driving the pace as export orders remained in contraction. Photo: Hindustan Times.and more »

CBN's PMI report indicates economic decline in January - Vanguard

CBN's PMI report indicates economic decline in JanuaryVanguardTHE Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, yesterday, released its Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) report for January, which indicated decline in economic activities during the month. The report showed that out of the 34 sub-sectors surveyed during the month, ...and more »

China January official manufacturing PMI edges lower - Nikkei Asian Review;

China January official manufacturing PMI edges lower - Nikkei Asian Review

Nikkei Asian ReviewChina January official manufacturing PMI edges lowerNikkei Asian ReviewBEIJING (Dow Jones) -- An official gauge of China's factory activity edged lower in January, though it stayed in expansionary territory, official data showed Wednesday. China's official manufacturing purchasing managers' index fell to 51.3 in January ...and more »

Japan final January manufacturing PMI shows fastest expansion in almost three years - Reuters;

Japan final January manufacturing PMI shows fastest expansion in almost three years - Reuters

ReutersJapan final January manufacturing PMI shows fastest expansion in almost three yearsReutersA factory area is seen in front of Mount Fuji in Yokohama, Japan, January 16, 2017. Picture taken on January 16, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon. TOKYO Japanese manufacturing activity expanded in January at the fastest pace in almost three years as ...and more »

The Growth Of Global Business Sentiments Creates Support For The Market - Seeking Alpha;

The Growth Of Global Business Sentiments Creates Support For The Market - Seeking Alpha

Seeking AlphaThe Growth Of Global Business Sentiments Creates Support For The MarketSeeking AlphaThe exception is India – the country is witnessing deterioration of the market conditions because of the massive currency reform. Analyzing Brexit outcome predictions, as well as Trump's protectionist program and the record growth of China's debt load ...and more »

Inflation seeps into construction market as building growth slows - Telegraph.co.uk;

Inflation seeps into construction market as building growth slows - Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukInflation seeps into construction market as building growth slowsTelegraph.co.ukBritain's builders increased their output in January, generating more jobs as healthy demand for new homes in particular gave construction firms more work. There are signs of a wobble, however, as growth slowed down a little on the month, and the price ...and more »

Manufacturing PMI up at 50.4 in Jan - Hindu Business Line

Manufacturing PMI up at 50.4 in JanHindu Business LineManufacturing sector activity rebounded in January and registered positive growth after contracting in December due to demonetisation, according to a private monthly survey.The Nikkei India Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) rose to 50.4 in ...and more »

Manufacturing PMI expands for eighth month: report - Taipei Times

Manufacturing PMI expands for eighth month: reportTaipei TimesThe Nikkei Taiwan manufacturing purchasing managers' index (PMI) climbed to 55.6 last month, staying above the neutral threshold for the eighth straight month despite a slowdown from December, as manufacturers saw a robust upturn in business activity ...and more »

British construction grows more slowly, costs soar: PMI - Reuters UK;

British construction grows more slowly, costs soar: PMI - Reuters UK

Reuters UKBritish construction grows more slowly, costs soar: PMIReuters UKConstruction cranes are seen by St Paul's cathedral at dawn in London, Britain, January 13, 2017. REUTERS/Toby Melville. LONDON Britain's construction industry grew last month at the weakest rate since August against a backdrop of rocketing costs ...and more »