US ISM Manufacturing PMI dips below forecasts
2017-12-01 15:45:06 GMT (Economies.com)
US ISM Manufacturing PMI dips below forecasts

THE US ISM Manufacturing PMI fell to 58.4 in November from 58.7 in October, while ISM Manufacturing Prices fell as well to 67.0 from 68.5, as construction spending accelerated to 0.5% from 0.3% in September. 

 

The Productivity index rose to 63.9 from 61.0 in October, while new orders widened to 64.0 from 63.4, as employment dipped to 59.7 from 59.8, while inventories slipped to 47.0 from 48.0. 

 

As of 04:01 GMT, the dollar index, tracking the greenback against a basket of rivals, rose to 93.13 from the opening of 93.05. 

 

It's worth noting that 50 separates contraction from growth in PMIs, with a reading above 50 positive and below 50 negative. 

 
 
 
  Symbol Last Change Chg.%
1.1772
0.0006
0.0506%
1.3355
-0.0027
0.1995%
15.895
0.043
0.268%
56.795
-0.530
0.925%
62.65
-0.70
1.10%
1247.535
-0.815
0.065%
 
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