Eurozone_Flash_PMI_3101

Summary: Eurozone flash manufacturing PMI rises at the fastest pace in six and half years Eurozone flash services PMI falls to a 7-month low Evidence of price pressures in output building up Markit: PMI’s consistent with the 0.6% GDP growth rate in the eurozone IHS Markit's flash estimates of the purchase manager index across ...

2017-08-25 John Benjamin Read more
FOMC

The week ahead is relatively quiet on the economic front as the markets are likely to take a breather from the Trump rally. The lack of economic data shifts focus to the FOMC meeting minutes which stands out against a quiet week from the US and comes just ahead of Thursday’s Thanksgiving holiday. In Europe, IHS Markit's flash PMI's will be in fo...

2016-11-21 John Benjamin Read more
USA Flag_US Economy_Trump

The two-day annual Jackson Hole symposium was the main theme driving the markets this week with intermittent bits of economic data over the week. Monday was fairly quiet as lack of any economic data saw the markets trading in range. On a slow day, the markets reacted a bit to comments from various central bankers. BoJ's Kuroda said that the cen...

2016-08-26 John Benjamin Read more
Brexit

UK opened its doors to the EU referendum voting this morning as latest opinion polls put the Remain camp in the lead. Voting is expected to continue until 21:00 GMT with results being announced later tomorrow. In other news, manufacturing PMI’s continued to remain weak across the board. Today’s Economic events Japan flash manufacturing P...

2016-06-23 John Benjamin Read more