Details of the final Markit US manufacturing PMI for December 4 January 2016

  • Flash 51.3. Nov 52.8
  • New orders 50.2 vs 50.5 flash and 53.1 in Nov
  • Output 52.5 vs 52.7 flash. Prior 54.8

No let up in the slump from the Markit numbers and the PMI is at the lowest since Oct 2012. The ISM is up next at 15.00 GMT and the turd polish will be at the ready for the comments after

USDJPY doing nothing but the dollar is being bought against the other majors

US Markit manufacturing PMI