PMI — News Archive


Euro Remains Mostly Higher, Even After Disappointing PMIs

Euro is faltering a bit after the recent release of PMI data, but the 19-nation currency is still mostly higher right now. Concerns about the state of the eurozone recovery could undermine the euro in the coming days, however.

Dollar Bounces After Poor Start of Week

The US dollar started the week with poor performance yet was able to bounce against most major currencies, though not all of them. Today’s data about the US services sector was positive for the most part, providing some support for the currency.

Dollar Attempts Recovery

The US dollar is attempting to stage a recovery during the Thursday’s trading session. For a change, news from the United States was positive, allowing the currency to regain some of its strength.

Australian Dollar Jumps After Trading Flat amid Mixed Fundamentals

The Australian dollar was under pressure during the current trading session after a private report showed that China’s manufacturing was deteriorating this month. Yet the currency did not move far initially as other data from China was not bad and the domestic indicators were supportive as well. The Aussie made a sharp jump just recently.

UK Pound Struggles at the Beginning of a Data-Heavy Week

UK pound is struggling today as a new week and a new month get underway. It’s expected to be a data-heavy week, and sterling is expected to be impacted. Right now, the UK pound is lower against its major counterparts.

PBoC Stimulating Measures Help Yuan Ignore Falling Services PMI

The Chinese yuan gained today even though the index of the services sector dropped significantly last month. The most likely reason for the rally was stimulating measures from China’s central bank.

Japanese Yen Holds on to Some of Its Gains

Japanese yen is holding on to some of its earlier gains, remaining higher against some of its major counterparts. However, there is still talk from Japanese policymakers that have the effect of weighing on the yen a little bit.

Great Britain Pound Bounces as UK Construction PMI Rises

The Great Britain pound gained against the US dollar and erased previous losses versus the Japanese yen today. The currency gained ground after a report showed that growth of the UK construction sector accelerated last month unexpectedly.

US Dollar Drops After Disappointing Data

Concerns that the United States might be seeing a slowdown in its economic growth are weighing on the greenback today. Recent economic data has been softer than expected, and that is bringing the dollar lower in Forex trading.

Sterling Unable to Keep Gains

The Great Britain pound attempted to rally today as the manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index rose but the currency was unable to hold onto gains and retreated below the opening level as of now.