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Spain's service sector returned to growth in June following the unprecedented declines in activity caused by the coronavirus pandemic, survey data from IHS Markit showed Friday. The services Purchasing Managers' Index climbed sharply to 50.2 in June from 27.9 in May. A score above 50 indicates expansion....

South Africa's private sector contracted at a softer pace in June as the government relaxed the lockdown restrictions imposed to slow the spread of the coronavirus, or Covid-19, pandemic, survey data from IHS Markit showed on Friday. The headline Purchasing Managers' Index rose to a three-month high...

Turkey's consumer prices and producer price inflation increased in June, figures from the Turkish Statistical Institute showed on Friday. The consumer prices index rose 12.62 percent year-on-year in June, following an 11.39 percent increase in May. Economists had expected a 12.9 percent rise. Prices...

Italy's service sector continued to shrink in June but the pace of downturn eased markedly as restrictions to combat the coronavirus disease pandemic were loosened, survey data from IHS Markit showed Friday. The services Purchasing Managers' Index advanced sharply to 46.4 in June from 28.9 in May....

Sweden's services sector improved in June, survey data from Swedbank and the logistics association SILF showed on Friday. The Purchasing Managers' Index for the services sector increased to 49.2 in June from 41.6 in May. However, any reading below 50 indicates contraction in the sector. "The rapid...

eurozonepmi nov23 03jul20 Eurozone private sector activity rebounded in June, as businesses reopened despite challenging economic conditions posed by the coronavirus pandemic, final data from IHS Markit showed Friday. The final composite output index climbed to 48.5 in June from 31.9 in the previous month. The flash score was 47.5. Both manufacturing output and service sector activity continued to fall in June.

uk dec18 03jul20 The pace of deterioration in the UK service sector slowed sharply in June, as more businesses reopened and started operating after meeting the social distancing requirements meant to fight the coronavirus, or Covid-19, pandemic. The final CIPS UK services Purchasing Managers' Index, or PMI, climbed...

Russia's service sector contraction was the slowest in four months in June as firms started reopening after the restrictions to slow the spread of the coronavirus were eased, survey data from IHS Markit showed on Friday The services Purchasing Managers' Index rose to 47.8 in June from 35.9 in May....

India's service sector contracted at a sharper pace due to the economic disruption caused by Covid-19 pandemic, survey results from IHS Markit showed on Friday. The services Purchasing Managers' Index rose to 33.7 in June from 12.6 in May. The reading has remained below 50 neutral mark for the fourth...

Japan's service sector contracted at a slower pace in June as some firms returned to business, final data from IHS Markit showed on Friday. The au Jibun Bank services Purchasing Managers' Index rose sharply to 45.0 in June from 26.5 in May. This was above the flash estimate of 42.3. Any reading...

Ireland's service sector contracted at a slower pace in June as lockdown measures began to be lifted, survey data from IHS Markit showed on Friday. The services Purchasing Managers' Index rose to 39.7 in June from 23.4 in May. However, any score below 50 indicates contraction in the sector. New...

UK consumer sentiment improved at the end of June, according to the flash survey conducted by the market research group GfK. The consumer sentiment index rose three points to -27 over the last two weeks of June. The June reading was -30. Four measures of the index increased, while one measure decreased....

singapore jan07 03jul20 Singapore's retail sales fell at a record pace in May due to the lockdown measures imposed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, or Covid-19, pandemic, official data showed on Friday. Retail sales plummeted 52.1 percent year-on-year, which was the biggest fall since the series began in 1986,...

Australia's service sector grew for the first time in five months in June amid a further easing of Covid-19 restrictions, survey data from IHS Markit showed Friday. The Commonwealth Bank of Australia services Purchasing Managers' Index surged to 53.1 in June from 26.9 in May. The flash reading was...

chinapmi sept05 03jul20 China's service sector expanded at the fastest pace in more than a decade in June, driven by strong orders as measures related to the coronavirus pandemic were relaxed, survey data from IHS Markit showed Friday. The Caixin services Purchasing Managers' Index rose to 58.4 in June from 55.0 in May. The rate of expansion was the fastest since April 2010. A score above 50 indicates expansion in the s

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