euro area PMI

European Equities Helped by Softer Euro

October 24, 2018

European equities have partly recovered today in spite of disappointing Euroland, German and French preliminary purchasing manager survey findings for October. One support for European share prices may be the strengthening dollar, which is trading 0.6% higher against the euro and sterling as well as 0.3% up on the Swiss franc. President Trump expressed some […] More

U.S. Minus Euroland PMI-Mf’g Spread Nearly Doubled

February 1, 2010

Although the pace of manufacturing activity accelerated in January in both Euroland and the United States and outperformed expectations in each case, the improvement was considerably more dramatic in the United States and resulted in a near doubling of the PMI spread to 6.0 points in January.  The U.S. reading of 58.4 constituted a 65-month […] More