logo

Economy And The Numbers

Share SHARE

South Africa's private sector activity expanded for the third straight month in November to the highest level in nineteen months, survey figures from IHS Markit showed Monday. The Standard Bank South Africa Purchasing Managers' Index, or PMI, rose slightly to 50.8 in November from 50.5 in October....

Turkey's consumer price inflation slowed for the fourth straight month in November, the Turkish Statistical Institute showed Monday. Inflation eased to 7 percent in November from 7.16 percent in October. This was the lowest rate since May, when inflation was 6.58 percent. Cost of alcoholic beverages...

Romania's retail sales growth eased for the seventh successive month in October, preliminary figures from the National Institute of Statistics showed Monday. Retail sales, excluding automobile trade advanced a seasonally and working-day-adjusted 10.0 percent year-over-year in October, slower than...

Saudi Arbia's non-oil private sector growth accelerated in November, following a back-to-back slowdown in the previous two months, survey figures from Emirates NBD and IHS Markit showed Monday. The headline Emirates NBD Purchasing Managers' Index, or PMI, rose to 55.0 in November from a survey-record...

Russia's private sector expanded at a faster pace in November, survey data from IHS Markit showed Monday. The composite output index rose to 55.8 in November from 53.7 in October. A reading above 50 indicates expansion in the sector. The latest upturn in Russia's private sector economy was driven...

chinapmi-120516.jpg China's private sector registered the strongest growth in more than three years in November, survey data from IHS Markit showed Monday. The Caixin China Composite Purchasing Managers' Index was 52.9 in November, unchanged from October's 43-month high.

Ireland's services growth improved in November after easing sharply in the previous month, survey figures from IHS Markit showed Monday. The seasonally adjusted Investec Services Purchasing Managers' Index rose to 56.0 in November from October's 41-month low of 54.6. Any reading above 50 indicates...

EEP07-011515_05Dec16.jpg Retail sales and final composite Purchasing Managers' survey from euro area are the major reports due on Monday.

Japan's consumer confidence declined for the second straight month in November to the weakest level in six months, survey figures from Cabinet Office showed Monday. The seasonally adjusted consumer confidence index fell to 40.9 in November from 42.3 in the previous month. In September, the reading...

The U.K. private sector growth remained steady in the three months to November, the latest growth indicator from the Confederation of British Industry showed Monday. The index measuring the pace of growth in the private sector rose to +9 percent from +8 percent in three months to October. A balance...

India's service sector activity deteriorated for the first time in seventeen months in November on cash shortages , survey figures from IHS Markit showed Monday. The seasonally adjusted Nikkei Services Business Activity Index, fell to 46.7 in November from 54.5 in October. A reading below 50 suggests...

U.K. shop prices continued to fall in November, the British Retail Consortium reportedly said Monday. Shop prices declined 1.7 percent in November from prior year, the same pace of drop as seen in October. However, inflation is expected to pick up as the weakness in the sterling lifts import price inflation.

Egypt's non-oil private sector activity deteriorated at the steepest pace in nearly three-and-a-half years in November, survey figures from Emirates NBD and IHS Markit showed Monday. The seasonally adjusted Emirates NBD Egypt Purchasing Managers' Index, or PMI, dropped to 41.8 in November from 42.0...

Job advertisements in Australia increased for the fourth successive month in November, latest survey from the Australian and New Zealand Banking Group revealed Monday. Total job ads rose a seasonally adjusted 1.7 percent month-over-month in November, faster than October's 1.0 percent climb. Annual...

The services sector in China continued to expand in November, and at a faster pace, the latest survey from Caixin showed on Monday with a PMI score of 53.1. That's up from 53.4 in October, and it moves further above the boom-or-bust line of 50 that separates expansion from contraction. The survey...

Follow RTT