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India's services sector activities improve in April; job-creation pace fastest in over 7 years

With growth in new orders and easing inflationary pressures also helping in improved demand conditions, the Nikkei India Services Business Activity Index climbed to 51.4 in April from 50.3 in March.

May 04, 2018, 16:04 PM IST

Marlboro maker Philip Morris International to stop manufacturing cigarettes

PMI has also launched a new website encouraging its UK customers to quit smoking.

Jan 08, 2018, 13:34 PM IST

Services sector returns to growth in Sept on stronger demand

The Nikkei India Services PMI Business Activity Index rose to 50.7 in September -- from 47.5 in August -- a reading that pointed to a slight pace of expansion.

Oct 05, 2017, 10:53 AM IST

India's manufacturing sector grows for 2nd month, hiring picks up

The Nikkei India Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) came in at 51.2 in September, little changed from its August reading, pointing to an ongoing recovery in business conditions, post GST launch.

Oct 03, 2017, 11:29 AM IST

Manufacturing sector grows for 4th straight month in April

April is the fourth straight month in which manufacturing sector registered growth after the demonetisation-induced contraction at the end of 2016.

May 02, 2017, 10:57 AM IST

PMI lobbies with Niti Aayog to recognise project managers role

Global body - Project Management Institute (PMI) on Saturday said that it was lobbying with Niti Aayog to recognise the role of project management professionals in executing any government projects.

Apr 22, 2017, 17:19 PM IST

China's GDP to grow 6.8% in Q1: Goldman Sachs

China`s economy will remain solid in the first quarter of 2017, growing 6.8 percent from a year earlier, Goldman Sachs forecast.

Apr 09, 2017, 11:14 AM IST

India's manufacturing growth dips in December after demonetisation exercise

The aftershock of thye 8 November demonetisation took a knock at manufacturing sector in December, which contracted as new work orders and output took a beating for the first time in 2016.

Jan 02, 2017, 11:41 AM IST

Economy to grow at 7.6% in 2016-17: NCAER

Economic think-tank NCAER has pegged India's GDP growth at 7.6 per cent for the current fiscal on back of pick-up in rural demand and "positive signals" on the manufacturing front.

Nov 05, 2016, 19:02 PM IST

Central European PMIs drop as EU funds slow, Brexit fears mount

Factory activity in the Czech Republic unexpectedly shrank in July for the first time since April 2013 and barely grew in Poland, surveys showed on Monday, suggesting a decline in output ahead.

Aug 01, 2016, 22:49 PM IST

India's manufacturing growth scales 3-month high, headwinds remain

 Manufacturing in India registered a significant uptrend and hit a three-month high in June, backed by a stronger increase in new business orders, while subdued inflationary pressure may prompt RBI to reduce key policy rate, a monthly survey said.

Jul 01, 2016, 11:13 AM IST

Eurozone economic activity ticks up after sharp fall: Survey

Eurozone private sector business activity ticked up in March after a sharp fall in February, a closely watched survey showed Tuesday, but the outlook remains clouded.

Apr 05, 2016, 15:25 PM IST

Singapore March factory activity contracts, but new orders improve

Activity in Singapore`s factories in March shrank for a ninth straight month in March, but the contraction was less than in February as new orders improved, a survey showed on Monday.

Apr 05, 2016, 09:54 AM IST

February was worst month for euro zone businesses in over a year: PMI

Euro zone businesses had their worst month in over a year in February which, coupled with further signs of deflationary pressures, is likely to solidify expectations for further monetary policy easing, a survey found.

Mar 03, 2016, 14:53 PM IST

US dollar rises amid upbeat data

 The US dollar increased against other major currencies as the economic data from the country came out better than expected.

Oct 24, 2015, 15:39 PM IST

Private sector output loses steam in Sep: Nikkei PMI

Meanwhile, the Nikkei Business Activity Index, also fell from 51.8 in August to 51.3 in September as "tough economic conditions weighed on growth", the survey showed.

Oct 06, 2015, 11:12 AM IST

Manufacturing output slips to 7-month low in September

India's manufacturing sector output slipped to a seven-month low of 51.2 in September, as order flow turned sluggish amid "difficult economic climate", a Nikkei survey said on Thursday

Oct 01, 2015, 11:20 AM IST

Sensex tumbles 1,000 points, Nifty below 8,000 level as China rout deepens​

Sensex tumbles 1,000 points, Nifty below 8,000 level as China rout deepens​​

Aug 24, 2015, 11:02 AM IST

Nikkei India manufacturing PMI hits 6-month high in July

As per the survey, growth of new export business orders accelerated in July and was the most pronounced in five months. However, outstanding business orders got accumulated for the second month running.

Aug 03, 2015, 10:37 AM IST

German data lead Europe shares higher, dollar steadies

The Euro Stoxx index of euro zone shares was up 1 percent, retaking some of the ground lost in a decline last Wednesday, when a rising euro hit export-sensitive German stocks.

May 04, 2015, 18:15 PM IST