Latest retail PMI data from Europe 7 January 2015

Not a big one for the market but it gives us an insight into Europe's retail world

  • Germany 50.5 vs 49.6 prior
  • France 46.6 vs 47.8 prior
  • Italy 50.2 vs 47.7 prior

Italy and Germany move into expansion while France slips back. The seasonal factor probably accounts for most of the gainers while France may have suffered from the terror attacks