European Economic summary for 22nd March 2012

  • Eurozone PMI Composite 48.7 – lower than expected. Consensus 49.6. Previous 49.3.
  • Eurozone PMI Manufacturing 47.7 – lower than expected. Consensus 49.5. Previous 49.0.
  • Eurozone PMI Services 48.7 – lower than expected. Consensus 49.2. Previous 48.8.
  • Eurozone Industrial Orders s.a. -2.3% m/m – lower than expected. Consensus -2.2% m/m. Previous 1.9% m/m. Revised 3.5% m/m.
  • Eurozone Industrial New Orders n.s.a. -3.3% y/y – lower than expected. Consensus -3.1% y/y. Previous -1.7% y/y. Revised -0.4% y/y.
  • UK Retail Sales ex Auto Fuel -0.8% m/m 1.0% y/y – lower than expected. Consensus -0.5% m/m 2.3% y/y. Previous 1.2% m/m 1.9% y/y. Revised 0.6% m/m 1.1% y/y.
  • UK Retail Sales w/Auto Fuel -0.8% m/m 1.0% y/y – lower than expected. Consensus -0.5% m/m 2.4% y/y. Previous 0.9% m/m 2.0% y/y. Revised 0.3% m/m 1.4% y/y.
  • Switzerland Trade Balance 2.68B – higher than expected. Consensus 1.80B. Previous 1.55B. Revised 1.50B.
  • Switzerland Exports real s.a. 9.2% m/m – higher than expected. Consensus 0.3% m/m. Previous -3.4% m/m. Revised -10.4% m/m.
  • Switzerland Imports real s.a. -12.3% m/m. Previous 3.6% m/m. Revised 5.5% m/m.
  • Germany PMI Manufacturing 48.1 – lower than expected. Consensus 51.0. Previous 50.2.
  • Germany PMI Services 51.8 – lower than expected. Consensus 53.1. Previous 52.8.
  • France PMI Manufacturing 47.6 – lower than expected. Consensus 50.2. Previous 50.0.
  • France PMI Services 50.0 – lower than expected. Consensus 50.3. Previous 5.0.
  • Russia Gold & Forex Reserve USD 505.4B. Previous 507.7B.

Hitesh Anand

I am a post graduate from Newcastle University, UK. I like studying and analyzing economic data and financial health of world.

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