China PMI

China manufacturing accelerates at fastest for 4 years

China manufacturing accelerates at fastest for 4 years

China's manufacturing activity expanded at its quickest pace in nearly four years in December, an independent research firm said today, in a sign of improving health for the world's second-largest economy.

Jan 03, 2017, 15:32 PM IST
Growth in China's factories, services slows in December - official PMI

Growth in China's factories, services slows in December - official PMI

China`s manufacturing sector expanded for a fifth month in December, but growth slowed a touch more than expected in a sign that government measures to rein in soaring asset prices are starting to have a knock-on effect on the broader economy. 

Jan 02, 2017, 12:18 PM IST
China manufacturing expands for first time in 9 months

China manufacturing expands for first time in 9 months

The official Purchasing Managers` Index (PMI), which tracks activity in factories and workshops, rebounded to 50.2 last month, figures from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) showed.

Apr 01, 2016, 08:52 AM IST
China's manufacturing activity falls for 8th straight month in October

China's manufacturing activity falls for 8th straight month in October

China's factory activity fell for an eighth straight month in October but at a slower pace as export orders flickered into life, a private survey showed on Monday, pointing to continued sluggishness in the world's second-largest economy. 

Nov 02, 2015, 17:24 PM IST
China's manufacturing continues to be weak: Official data

China's manufacturing continues to be weak: Official data

China's manufacturing purchasing managers' index (PMI) came in at 49.8 in September, up from 49.7 for August, according to data released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) and the China Federation of Logistics and Purchasing (CFLP).

Oct 01, 2015, 19:15 PM IST

China September flash factory PMI unexpectedly falls to 6-1/2 year low

Activity in China`s factory sector unexpectedly shrank to a 6-1/2 year low in September, a private survey showed, raising fears of a sharper slowdown in the world`s second-largest economy that could spell more turmoil for financial markets.

Sep 23, 2015, 08:14 AM IST

Asian shares fall for 3rd day on global growth concerns

The dollar firmed 0.5 percent to 120 yen, after skidding more than 1 percent overnight and moving away from last week`s high of 121.76 yen, while the euro slipped about 0.2 percent to $1.1299. 

Sep 02, 2015, 08:25 AM IST

Asian shares slip as downbeat China PMIs revive growth fears

China`s official Purchasing Managers` Index (PMI) fell to 49.7 in August from the previous month`s reading of 50.0, the weakest showing in three years.

Sep 01, 2015, 08:13 AM IST

China July factory activity shrinks most in 2 years

The final, private Caixin/Markit China Manufacturing Purchasing Managers` Index (PMI) dropped to 47.8 in July, the lowest since November 2011, from 49.4 in June.

Aug 03, 2015, 08:36 AM IST

China manufacturing activity contracts in June

The bank`s preliminary Purchasing Managers` Index (PMI) came in at 49.6 in June, the highest in three months but still below the breakeven point of 50, HSBC said in a statement.

Jun 23, 2015, 08:33 AM IST

China factories scrabble for growth in May, export demand shrinks

The official manufacturing Purchasing Managers` Index (PMI) edged up to 50.2 from April`s 50.1, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on its website.

Jun 01, 2015, 09:20 AM IST

Japan shares set fresh 15-year high, dollar holds gains after Fed minutes

Japanese shares hit a new 15-year high on Thursday on hopes that its long-moribund economy was finally coming to life, but weak China factory activity capped stock market gains in much of the rest of Asia.

May 21, 2015, 10:11 AM IST

China April HSBC PMI shows biggest drop in factory activity in a year

The number was weaker than a preliminary reading of 49.2, and below the 50-point level that separates growth from contraction compared with the previous month.

May 04, 2015, 08:25 AM IST

Asian shares falter, Aussie dollar hit on soft China PMI

The HSBC/Markit Purchasing Managers` Index (PMI) fell to 48.9 in April - the lowest level since April 2014 - from 49.6 in March, as demand faltered and deflationary pressures persisted.

May 04, 2015, 08:21 AM IST

China PMI rebounds in March to 50.1: Govt

The official Purchasing Managers` Index (PMI) released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) came in at 50.1 last month, up from 49.9 in February and the first result showing expansion since a similar 50.1 in December.

Apr 01, 2015, 08:23 AM IST

Asian shares wobble as China PMI weighs

An index of Asian shares wobbled between positive and negative territory on Tuesday after a measure of Chinese factory activity unexpectedly skidded to an 11-month low, pointing up weakness in the economy.

Mar 24, 2015, 12:15 PM IST

China February HSBC PMI at 7-month high but deflation risk persists

The final HSBC/Markit Purchasing Managers` Index (PMI) climbed to 50.7 in February - the strongest level since July - from 49.7 in January, as overall new orders picked up.

Mar 02, 2015, 09:56 AM IST

China November manufacturing activity falls to six-month low, stalls at 50.0

The final HSBC/Markit China Manufacturing Purchasing Managers` Index (PMI) edged down to 50.0 in November, a six-month low.

Dec 01, 2014, 08:42 AM IST

China November PMI falls to 50.0, output shrinks for first time in 6 months

A reading above 50 indicates expansion, while one below 50 points to contraction on a monthly basis. The factory output sub-index fell to 49.5, the first contraction since May.

Nov 20, 2014, 08:43 AM IST

China services sector growth weakens slightly in September

The services purchasing managers` index (PMI) compiled by HSBC/Markit pulled back to 53.5 in September from a 17-month high of 54.1 in August.

Oct 08, 2014, 08:50 AM IST