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Buz Investorw German services PMI The final Markit Germany Services PMI Business Activity Index rose to 54.4 in February 2017 from a four month-low of 53.4 in January Forex News 

German services PMI climbed in March

German services PMI climbed in March Buz Investors German services PMI climbed The Markit Flash Germany Services PMI rose to 55.6 in March of 2017 from 54.4 in February and above market expectations of 54.6. The reading pointed to the highest expansion in services activities since December of 2015, boosted by rising output, new work and the fastest gain in employment since March of 2011. Services PMI in Germany averaged 53.13 Index Points from 2007 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 60.30 Index Points in January of 2011…

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Buz Investors PUBLIC SERVICES, IMPROVE PATIENT CARE The Manitoba government is introducing companion pieces of legislation to protect the front-line services relied upon by Manitoba families, deliver better patient care through necessary Market Trends 

PROVINCE INTRODUCES PROPOSED LEGISLATION THAT WOULD PROTECT SUSTAINABILITY OF PUBLIC SERVICES, IMPROVE PATIENT CARE

 PUBLIC SERVICES, IMPROVE PATIENT CARE Buz Investors  PUBLIC SERVICES, IMPROVE PATIENT CARE  The Manitoba government is introducing companion pieces of legislation to protect the front-line services relied upon by Manitoba families, deliver better patient care through necessary reform and bargaining unit restructuring, and guard against tax increases, Finance Minister Cameron Friesen and Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Kelvin Goertzen announced today. “Our government inherited serious financial challenges and unsustainable expenditure growth,” said Friesen.  “It is clear that the status quo is not working and that ignoring the problem for…

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GBPUSD Pound Jumps to 1.25, Markets Eye Autumn Forex News 

GBPUSD Pound Slides Continues on Soft Services PMI

GBPUSD Pound Slides Continues on Soft Services PMI Buz Investors  Pound Slides Continues  GBP/USD has posted losses in Friday trade. Currently GBP/USD is trading at 1.2220. On the release front, British Services PMI dipped to 53.3, short of the estimate of 54.4 points. In the US, today’s highlight is ISM Manufacturing PMI, which is forecast to remain unchanged at 56.5 points. The markets will be listening closely as four FOMC members deliver remarks on Friday, including Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. OTHER STORIES BUZ TRADERS FOLLOW OLED STOCK UP 55% IN FIVE…

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Buz Investors UK services PMI slid The seasonally adjusted Markit/CIPS UK Services PMI Business Activity Index declined to 53.3 in February 2017 from 54.5 in January, Forex News 

UK services PMI slid in February

UK services PMI slid in February Buz Investors UK services PMI slid The seasonally adjusted Markit/CIPS UK Services PMI Business Activity Index declined to 53.3 in February 2017 from 54.5 in January, missing market expectations of 54.1. It was the weakest expansion in the services activity since September 2016, amid a softer rise in new work and employment. Also, input prices increased at the steepest pace since August 2008. Meanwhile, business optimism remained strong. Services PMI in the United Kingdom averaged 53.98 Index Points from 2007 until 2017, reaching an…

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Buz Investorw German services PMI The final Markit Germany Services PMI Business Activity Index rose to 54.4 in February 2017 from a four month-low of 53.4 in January Forex News 

German services PMI recorded a rise in February

German services PMI recorded a rise in February Buz Investorw German services PMI The final Markit Germany Services PMI Business Activity Index rose to 54.4 in February 2017 from a four month-low of 53.4 in January and in line with the preliminary estimate. The rate of expansion in business activity accelerated and was slightly stronger than the trend shown over 2016 as a whole. Moreover, new business rose at the fastest rate since February 2016 and employment growth was the strongest since June 2011. On the price front, cost pressures…

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Buz Investors Chinese Caixin/Markit services PMI The Caixin Manufacturing PMI in China rose to 51.7 in February of 2017 from 51 in January and beating market consensus Forex News 

Chinese Caixin/Markit services PMI index eased in February

Chinese Caixin/Markit services PMI index eased in February Buz Investors Chinese Caixin/Markit services PMI The Caixin Manufacturing PMI in China rose to 51.7 in February of 2017 from 51 in January and beating market consensus of 50.8. It was the eighth straight month of growth, driven by faster rises in output and new orders. Also, new exports orders expanded the most since September 2014, buying activity increased the most since July 2014 and business confidence hit a 21-month high. Also, stocks of purchases returned to growth and employment declined at the…

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Buz Investors Australian AIG performance of services The Australian Performance of Services Index fell to 49.0 from 54.5 in the previous month Forex News 

Australian AIG performance of services index slid in February

Australian AIG performance of services index slid in February Buz Investors Australian AIG performance of services The Australian Performance of Services Index fell to 49.0 from 54.5 in the previous month, pointing to the first contraction in the services activity since September of 2016. Among five activity sub-indexes: sales contracted after two months of growth (-10.6 to 46.8 point); new orders fell 2 points to 49.8 points in February, indicating stable orders in the month following five months of steady growth; employment dropped 4.6 points to 49.2 points in February,…

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Buz Investors Eurozone services sentiment The flash Markit Eurozone PMI Services Business Activity Index came in at 55.6 in February 2017, higher than 53.7 in the previous month and above market expectations of 53.7. Forex News 

Eurozone services sentiment indicator recorded a rise in February

Eurozone services sentiment indicator recorded a rise in February Buz Investors Eurozone services sentiment The flash Markit Eurozone PMI Services Business Activity Index came in at 55.6 in February 2017, higher than 53.7 in the previous month and above market expectations of 53.7. The reading pointed to the strongest expansion in services activity since May of 2011 amid greater inflows of new work and the highest job creation in nine years. Meanwhile, inflationary pressures continued to intensify: input and output costs rose at the steepest rates since 2011. Services PMI…

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Buz Investors China General Services The Caixin China Composite PMI™ data (which covers both manufacturing and services) signalled a slight softening of growth momentum across China at the start of 2017. Forex News 

Caixin China General Services PMI

Caixin China General Services PMI Buz  Investors  China General Services  The Caixin China Composite PMI™ data (which covers both manufacturing and services) signalled a slight softening of growth momentum across China at the start of 2017. At 52.2 in January, the Composite Output Index fell from December’s 45-month high of 53.5 to indicate a moderate rate of expansion that was the slowest since September 2016. The decline in the composite index coincided with slower increases in both manufacturing and services activity at the start of the year. Notably, manufacturing companies…

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Buz Investors EURUSD Marginally Higher A very light economic calendar and some easing political concerns are resulting in a modest gain in EUR/USD in today’s trading. The pair is currently at 1.0619, up 0.10% over Friday’s close. Forex News 

$EURUSD Euro Firm as German, Eurozone Services PMIs Within Expectations

EURUSD Euro Firm as German, Eurozone Services PMIs Within Expectations EURUSD Buz Investors  Euro Firm  This morning at 10:40 GMT, the EUR is trading at 1.0740 against the USD, 0.17% lower from the New York close. In economic news, Eurozone’s final Markit services PMI was revised upwards in January. This morning, the pair traded at a high of 1.0771 and a low of 1.0737. The Euro traded 0.43% lower against the US Dollar in the New York session yesterday, with the pair closing the session at 1.0758. The pair is…

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