Global manufacturing activity ended 2015 with a whimper, dragged down by persistent weakness across emerging markets, particularly in China. The JP Morgan global manufacturing PMI gauge for December fell 0.3 points to 50.9, marking the slowest pace of expansion seen in three months. Combined with persistent weakness seen throughout the […]
Global manufacturing conditions continued to meander in November, with strength in Europe and the US offsetting weakness in emerging markets, particularly from Asia. The J.P. Morgan-Markit global manufacturing PMI gauge fell 0.1 points to 51.2. PMI is a diffusion index that measures changes in activity levels from one month to […]
Global PMI falls to a two-year low.
Australia leads the weakness.