Euro-zone PMI manufacturing for the month of August slowed to
55.0 from 56.7 the month prior amid economists' expectations of
56.1, while the services index cooled to 55.6 from 55.8 in July,
Markit Economics said today.
China official manufacturing PMI at 50.2 (vs.
According to the White House and out on Reuters just now, he will be telephoning his buddies later..
Most G8 nations have now an
Japan at 2350GMT:
New Zealand at 0200GMT,
China at 0200GMT
Japan at 0500GMT
There isn’t a lot in the way of economic data due in the Asian timezone day, so after this quiet start this morning we may
I’m gonna guess they went up.
Data due at 0130GMT.
The only other data due today is from New Zealand.
Virtually no reaction in oil prices
Forex headlines for February 20, 2014:
The market had its choice of good data, bad data and data that was right on expectations
Nikkei press carries the story:
Companies registered in the free trade zone will be able to lend renminbi to affiliates in Ch
Not much in the way of data from Asia today on this fine, fine February Friday.
At 2350GMT the Bank of Japan (BOJ) release the