Previously known as the CBA/Markit Services and Composite PMIs

  • Services 53.7, a good jump from 508 in September
  • Composite 53.5, from 51.1 prior

Some of the report notes:

  • Service providers reported that the easing of coronavirus related restrictions continued to boost business output.
  • inflows of new orders rose marginally in October
  • Employment shrinks at slower rate - The reduction of government wage subsidies and forced redundancies were reasons cited for the drop in staff numbers.