Euroland manufacturing PMI

More Purchasing Manager Surveys Released

November 4, 2013

Japanese markets were shut this Monday as the country observed the Culture Day holiday. Equities in the Pacific Rim mostly softened slightly, with drops of 0.7% in South Korea, 0.6% in the Philippines, 0.4% in Australia and Taiwan, 0.3% in Hong Kong, 0.2% in Indonesia, China and Malaysia and 0.1% in New Zealand.  But share […] More

U.S. Manufacturing Advantage over Ezone Extended in February

March 1, 2013

Purchasing manager survey data indicate that the United States last month enjoyed its widest advantage over the euro area since July, although such was just as good in October.  The difference between the two indices is shown in the column below labeled “spread.”  The U.S. reading of 54.2 was 1.1 points greater than in January […] More

U.S.-Minus-Ezone Manufacturing PMI Differential Widened Last Month

October 1, 2012

The U.S. manufacturing purchasing managers index climbed back above the 50 no change level after three straight sub-50 readings, while Euroland’s counterpart stayed below the 50 threshold for a fourteenth straight month.  The spread between the two indices widened by 0.9 to 5.4 points.  The United States has enjoyed an advantage versus Euroland since August […] More