It’s a massive day for the eurozone economy today, with the ECB meeting announcements at 12:45 p.m. GMT (7:45 a.m. ET) taking centre stage.
But first it’s the turn of Markit’s purchasing managers’ indices (PMIs) for the service industry.
PMIs are early data based on private business surveys, which indicate whether a sector is growing and how fast, months before the official data is released
Here’s what we’ve got so far:
- Spain services PMI: 56.7 (56.6 expected, 55.9 previous)
Anything over 50 signals growth, and the higher the number, the faster the rate of expansion.
We’ll keep updating this post as the rest of the figures roll out this morning.