March UK PMI registers slowest pace of growth

Economic activity as measured by IHS Markit's Purchase Managers Index showed a broad based decline across the manufacturing, construction and services sector in the UK during the month of March. Combined, the 'all sector PMI' that measures all three sectors was seen sliding to a 20-month low in the month of March and including weaker pace of ...

2018-04-16 John Benjamin Read more
FOMC

The week ahead is marked by a fresh trading week for the markets and with it comes a fresh set of economic data. Standing out among a host of economic releases will be the Fed's FOMC meeting minutes from the March meeting and the payrolls report for the month of March. Elsewhere, PMI figures from the Eurozone and the UK will be dominating the he...

2017-04-03 John Benjamin Read more
manufacturing PMI

USD Index Review Yesterday, despite the fact that the US economic releases came in with mixed outcomes, but mostly negative, the US Dollar was gaining momentum, trading near the session high around 100.40. However, Donald Trump decided to pressure the US Dollar again, saying “other countries take advantage by devaluation. So much for the strong...

2017-02-01 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more