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French Service and Manufacturing PMI down in May

The French purchasing managers’ index (PMI) for the services sector was 58.4 in May, down from 58.9 in April, according to S&P Global. An index above 50 indicates that French economic activity is expanding. The manufacturing PMI fell to 54.5…

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UK Manufacturing PMI Up Slightly in April

According to S & P Global / CIPS, the UK manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) rose slightly in April after falling to its weakest level in a year in March. Manufacturers are concerned about the production trend, as costs have…

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German Manufacturing PMI and Retail Sales Down

S&P Global released its final manufacturing purchasing managers’ index for April. It fell to 54.6 from 56.9 in March but was still slightly above the original estimate of 54.1. The disruption of the supply chain combined with weak demand impacted…

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UK Purchasing Managers’ Index and Retail Sales Dropped

S&P Global announced that the Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) for manufacturing and services in the United Kingdom reached 57.6 in April, the lowest level in three months, down from 60.9 in March. The PMI is still above 50, indicating that…

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