German services PMI slid unexpectedly in September

UK services PMI recorded a decline in June

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BUZ  INVESTORS  UK services PMI  The headline seasonally adjusted IHS Markit/CIPS Services PMI Business Activity Index fell to 53.4 in June 2017 from 53.8 in May and slightly below market expectations of 53.5. The reading pointed to the weakest pace of expansion in the service sector since February, as new work growth eased to a nine-month low and business sentiment about the year ahead was the weakest since July 2016. In contrast, the pace of job creation picked up to its fastest for 14 months. On the price front, input cost inflation was lower than the peak seen in February while average prices charged by service providers increased at the slowest pace since July last year. For the quarter, the average PMI reading came in at 54.3, the same as in the previous three months. Services PMI in the United Kingdom 




UK services PMI

United Kingdom Services PMI

The Markit/CIPS UK Services PMI (Purchasing Managers’ Index) is based on data collected from companies in the transport and communication sector, financial intermediation, business services, personal services, computing and IT and hotels and restaurants. The index tracks variables such as sales, employment, inventories and prices. A reading above 50 indicates that the services sector is generally expanding; below 50 indicates that it is generally declining. . This page provides the latest reported value for – United Kingdom Services PMI – plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United Kingdom Services PMI – actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases – was last updated on July of 2017.

 

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
53.40 53.80 62.50 40.10 2007 – 2017 Index Points Monthly

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German services PMI slid in June

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BUZ INVESTORS  German services PMI slid The IHS Markit Germany Services PMI was revised higher to 54 in June of 2017 from a preliminary of 53.7 but below 55.4 in May. It is the lowest reading since January as total activity, new business and employment rose at a slower pace, final figures showed. Among sectors, business activity increased in financial intermediation, renting, business activities and transport and storage, with the sharpest increase seen in financial intermediation. In contrast, post and telecommunication and hotels and restaurants declined. In addition, business expectations remained strongly positive in June, despite moderating from May. Services PMI in Germany




German services PMI

Germany Services PMI

The Germany Services PMI (Purchasing Managers’ Index) is based on data collected from a representative panel of over 500 companies based in the German service sector. The index tracks variables such as sales, employment, inventories and prices. A reading above 50 indicates that the services sector is generally expanding; below 50 indicates that it is generally declining. This page provides the latest reported value for – Germany Services PMI – plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Germany Services PMI – actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases – was last updated on July of 2017.

 

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
54.00 55.40 60.30 41.30 2007 – 2017 Index Points Monthly

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Japanese services PMI advanced in June

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BUZ INVESTORS Japanese services PMI advanced   The Nikkei Services PMI in Japan went up to 53.3 in June of 2017 from 53 in May. It was the ninth straight month of expansion in services activity, and the highest level recorded since August 2015 as new orders increased for the eleventh straight month and new business continued to increase solidly. Employment rose for the sixth month in a row and the rate of job creation climbed to a 4-year high. On the price front, input prices continued to increase (currently on a 4-1/2 year streak) as input cost inflation rose to a 5 month high driven by higher wage costs and higher raw material costs. Positive sentiment was recorded in June, but eased slightly from May. Services Pmi in Japan .




Japanese services PMI advanced

Japan Services PMI

The Japan Services PMI (Purchasing Managers’ Index) is based on data collected from a representative panel of over 400 private service sector companies based in Japan. The index tracks variables such as sales, employment, inventories and prices. A reading above 50 indicates that the services sector is generally expanding; below 50 indicates that it is generally declining. This page provides the latest reported value for – Japan Services PMI – plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Japan Services PMI – actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases – was last updated on July of 2017.

 

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
53.30 53.00 55.30 46.40 2013 – 2017 Index Points Monthly

 

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BUZ INVESTORS Caixin China Services PMI fell Activity in China's service sector expanded at its weakest pace in six months in March, hurt by slower growth in new orders and intensifying cost pressures,

Eurozone services PMI declined in June

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BUZ INVESTORS   services PMI declined The IHS Markit Flash Eurozone Services PMI Activity Index dropped to 54.7 in June 2017 from 56.3 in the previous month and missing market consensus of 56.2. The reading pointed to the slowest pace of expansion in the service sector since January, as output and new business increased at a slower pace and service sector confidence about the year ahead eased. Meanwhile, employment growth remained at the strongest level since early-2008. Services PMI in the Euro Area 




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Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2017 53.70 55.50 56.00 56.40 56.30 54.70
2016 53.60 53.30 53.10 53.10 53.30 52.80 52.90 52.80 52.20 52.80 53.80 53.70
2015 52.70 53.70 54.20 54.10 53.80 54.40 54.00 54.40 53.70 54.10 54.20 54.20
2014 51.60 52.60 52.20 53.10 53.20 52.80 54.20 53.10 52.40 52.30 51.10 51.60

Euro Area Services PMI

The Eurozone Services PMI (Purchasing Managers’ Index) is based on data collected from a representative panel of around 2,000 private service sector firms. National services data are included for Germany, France, Italy, Spain and the Republic of Ireland. The index tracks variables such as sales, employment, inventories and prices. A reading above 50 indicates that the services sector is generally expanding; below 50 indicates that it is generally declining. This page provides the latest reported value for – Euro Area Services PMI – plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Euro Area Services PMI – actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases – was last updated on June of 2017.

 

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
54.70 56.30 58.30 39.20 2007 – 2017 Index Points Monthly

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Bittium and Coronaria co-operate to further develop medical remote diagnostic services

Bittium and Coronaria co-operate to further develop medical remote diagnostic services

Bittium and Coronaria co-operate to further develop medical remote diagnostic services

Bittium sells its medical remote diagnostic services business to Coronaria Analyysipalvelut Oy and acquires 25 percent of the shares in Coronaria Analyysipalvelut Oy

BUZ INVESTORS  PRESS RELEASE  remote diagnostic services Bittium Medanalytics Oy, part of Bittium group, and Coronaria Hoitoketju’s subsidiary Coronaria Analyysipalvelut Oy, have today signed agreements according to which Bittium Medanalytics Oy sells its remote diagnostic service business to Coronaria Asiakaspalvelut Oy. According to the agreement Bittium supplies its web-based service kardiolog.fi used in monitoring cardiac abnormalities to Cornaria’s use. Kardiolog.fi service is used by more than 70 Finnish health centers and private medical centers. The net sales of Bittium Medanalytics Ltd in 2016 was EUR 0.4 million.

Further, Bittium Technologies Ltd, part of Bittium group, has acquired 25 percent of the shares in Coronaria Analyysipalvelut Oy. Through this joint ownership Bittium and Coronaria aim at gaining synergies from Bittium’s device and system development and the interfaces formed by Coronaria’s clinical medicine and services.

“This co-operation agreement with Coronaria provides us with a large network of doctors and specialists to support our medical technology development. Bittium has over 30 years of experience in radio and biosignal measuring. We believe that through this cooperation we are able to improve the healthcare services by developing even more advanced systems and devices. Through this business transaction a significant amount of out-of-hospital biosignal measurements in Finland will use Bittium’s technology in the future” says Hannu Huttunen, CEO of Bittium Corporation.




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Coronaria Analyysipalvelut Oy provides biosignal measurement and web-based remote diagnostic services in Finland and its customers are private medical centers, occupational healthcare doctors and hospitals. Coronaria provides approximately 25 000 diagnostic reports per year.

”Cooperation with Bittium is a significant step for Coronaria. We believe that by combining Bittium’s technology competence and Coronaria’s exceptionally wide industry knowhow we are together able to provide high-quality, easy-to-use and secure service solutions for our customers’ everyday life” says Ulla Näpänkangas, Managing Director of Coronaria Analyysipalvelut Oy.

The sale of the services business and share purchase agreement have no significant impact on Bittium Corporation’s operating result outlook for 2017 published in the Financial Statement Bulletin 2016 on February 20, 2017. The parties have agreed that the value of the transaction will not be published.

In its Medical Technologies product and services area Bittium provides among others Faros product family, focused on ECG recording and remote monitoring, NeurOne products focusing on measuring the electrical activity of the brain, and BrainStatus, a disposable quick EEG measuring headband used in emergency and intensive primary care to diagnose for example epileptic seizures and brain stroke, and other healthcare technology products. Bittium continues to develop these products further targeting to grow its product and service offering to healthcare and homecare markets.

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German services PMI slid unexpectedly in September

UK services PMI fell in May

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BUZ INVESTORS UK services PMI fell   The headline seasonally adjusted IHS Markit/CIPS Services PMI Business Activity Index fell to 53.8 in May 2017 from a four-month high of 55.8 in April and way below market expectations of 55. The reading pointed to the slowest expansion of service sector output since February, mainly due to weaker new business growth amid squeezed household budgets and delays with decision making ahead of the General Election. Meanwhile, employment rose for the tenth consecutive month backlogs of work increased at the fastest pace since November last year. Looking ahead, firms were upbeat about their growth prospects, with around 44 percent expecting a rise in business activity over the year ahead and only 8 percent anticipating a decline. On the price front, input cost inflation eased and prices charged by service sector firms went up at the weakest pace since November 2016. Services PMI in the United Kingdom averaged 53.99 Index Points from 2007 until 2017

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United Kingdom Services PMI Notes

The Markit/CIPS UK Services PMI (Purchasing Managers’ Index) is based on data collected from companies in the transport and communication sector, financial intermediation, business services, personal services, computing and IT and hotels and restaurants. The index tracks variables such as sales, employment, inventories and prices. A reading above 50 indicates that the services sector is generally expanding; below 50 indicates that it is generally declining. . This page provides the latest reported value for – United Kingdom Services PMI – plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United Kingdom Services PMI – actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases – was last updated on June of 2017.

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Business activity growth eases to six-month low in August

Eurozone services PMI registered a drop in May

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BUZ INVESTORS The final IHS Markit Eurozone PMI Services Business Activity Index edged down to 56.3 in May 2017 from 56.4 in April, but slightly above the earlier flash estimate of 56.2. New orders continued to increase substantially and optimism about the one-year outlook for output hit an 85-month record high in May. Also, backlogs of work rose further, leading to the thirty-first successive month of job creation. On the price front, May’s survey showed a further solid increase in average charges. The steepest rate of expansion was recorded in Spain, followed closely by France. Growth stabilised at a solid pace in Germany and also remained marked in Italy. Services PMI in the Euro Area averaged 51.52 Index Points from 2007 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 58.30 Index Points in June of 2007 and a record low of 39.20 Index Points in February of 2009

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Euro Area Services PMI

The Eurozone Services PMI (Purchasing Managers’ Index) is based on data collected from a representative panel of around 2,000 private service sector firms. National services data are included for Germany, France, Italy, Spain and the Republic of Ireland. The index tracks variables such as sales, employment, inventories and prices. A reading above 50 indicates that the services sector is generally expanding; below 50 indicates that it is generally declining. This page provides the latest reported value for – Euro Area Services PMI – plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Euro Area Services PMI – actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases – was last updated on June of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
56.30 56.40 58.30 39.20 2007 – 2017 Index Points Monthly

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BUZ INVESTORS goods and services deficit Primarily reflecting a steep drop in the value of imports, the Commerce Department released a report on Tuesday showing that the U.S. trade deficit narrowed

German services PMI remained unchanged in May

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BUZ INVESTORS German services PMI remained unchanged   The IHS Markit Germany Services PMI came in at 55.4 in May of 2017, revised up from a flash reading of 55.2 and unchanged from 55.4 in April. It remained close to March’s 15-month high of 55.6, signalling a sustained strong expansion in service sector output. New business rose further while employment eased to a four-month low and input inflation continued to rise due to wages, fuel and higher long-term interest rates. German services companies held the strongest outlook for future activity since February of 2011, linked to an improving economy, investment in staff, marketing and expanded business lines. Services PMI in Germany averaged 53.17 Index Points from 2007 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 60.30 Index Points in January of 2011

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Germany Services PMI Notes

The Germany Services PMI (Purchasing Managers’ Index) is based on data collected from a representative panel of over 500 companies based in the German service sector. The index tracks variables such as sales, employment, inventories and prices. A reading above 50 indicates that the services sector is generally expanding; below 50 indicates that it is generally declining. This page provides the latest reported value for – Germany Services PMI – plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Germany Services PMI – actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases – was last updated on June of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
55.40 55.40 60.30 41.30 2007 – 2017 Index Points Monthly

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BUZ INVESTORS goods and services deficit Primarily reflecting a steep drop in the value of imports, the Commerce Department released a report on Tuesday showing that the U.S. trade deficit narrowed

Chinese Caixin/Markit services PMI index registered a rise in May

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BUZ INVESTORS  The Caixin China Services PMI rose to 52.8 in May of 2017 from 51.5 in April and marking the highest reading since January. New business increased the most in five months and employment went up further while business confidence improved slightly. In addition, cost pressures intensified, due to greater prices for raw materials and higher staff costs, whereas prices charged fell for the second straight month. Services PMI in China averaged 52.33 Index Points from 2012 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 54.70 Index Points in May of 2012



Caixin China Services PMI rose

China Services PMI

The Caixin China General Services PMI (Purchasing Managers’ Index) is based on data compiled from monthly replies to questionnaires sent to purchasing executives in over 400 private service sector companies. The index tracks variables such as sales, employment, inventories and prices. A reading above 50 indicates that the services sector is generally expanding; below 50 indicates that it is generally declining. This page provides the latest reported value for – China Services PMI – plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. China Services PMI – actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases – was last updated on June of 2017.

 

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
52.80 51.50 54.70 50.00 2012 – 2017 Index Points Monthly

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