Markit has released a one-off set of surveys of its purchasing managers’ indices (PMIs), which suggest that both the UK manufacturing and the services sectors are now contracting – raising the probability of a recession in coming months. The macro composite PMI fell from a balance of 52.4 to 47.4, well below the neutral mark […]
On the back of today’s disappointing Chinese manufacturing PMI figures, Emerging Markets Economist Craig Botham focuses on the volatility and weakness that has been visible in China’s equity and currency markets since the start of 2016 and whether the concern it has led to amongst investors has been justified. Craig argues that weakness in the […]
Banca Popolare di Vicenza (BPV) e Confagricoltura Mantova hanno siglato un accordo a sostegno delle circa 4 mila imprese associate con lo scopo di dare un supporto concreto al settore agricolo mantovano. L’intesa prevede interventi su misura per le imprese del settore e comprende l’offerta di finanziamenti, una gamma di conti correnti dedicati e l’operatività […]
Pioneer Investments, attraverso Pioneer Progetto Italia, sottoscrive un prestito obbligazionario emesso da Tecnocap, azienda del settore delle chiusure metalliche. Pioneer Progetto Italia e’ un fondo mobiliare chiuso, riservato a investitori qualificati, specializzato in investimenti in titoli obbligazionari emessi da piccole e medie imprese italiane (minibond). Il prestito obbligazionario di tipo secured ha un importo di […]
Economic divergence between eurozone countries continued to widen in the month of July, the latest eurozone manufacturing PMI data suggest. While the Greek PMI slumped to an all-time low, average eurozone manufacturing sector growth remained steady, at 52.4, matching the record levels reported in June, dropping to 30 basis points and well below the neutral […]
By La Française and JK Capital The start of 2015 has been very interesting in China as we witnessed the continuation of the large cap rally on a few stocks while it was losing momentum for most of the market. The dynamic may however find another driver as China is expected to keep relaxing its […]
German companies are gradually prepared to hire more staff, the latest ifo employment data suggest, the ifo employment index rose from 105.4 to 106.7 points month on month. Growth has been particularly pronounced in the manufacturing and service sector, while retail companies consider cutting their workforce. The news came as German manufacturing data suggest gradual […]
The pace of private sector output growth in Germany is growing at the slowest rate since July last year, while the Markit Flash Germany Composite Output Index declined from 53.9 to 52.1 month on month, Markit revealed. The data highlight a gradual deterioration of German macroeconomic data, while activity has now risen for 19 months […]
The eurozone PMI index for October remains lacklustre whilst reflecting countinuing divergence between respective eurozone countries, according to the latest data released by Markit. While the average eurozone PMI index improved slightly from 50.6 compared to 50.3 in September, it remained only marginally above the neutral level of 50.0 mark. Ireland, the Netherlands and Spain […]
Spain’s manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) has hit 54.6 in June, up from 52.9 in May, Markit Economics has revealed.
The German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) has released the production data for March 2014.
Markit’s Composite PMI fell to 53.1 from 53.3 in February as eurozone’s private firms kept slashing prices to raise demand, adding to mounting deflation fears.