Eurozone Markit January PMI final readings now out 5 Feb

  • 57.6 flash
  • composite 58.8 vs 58.6 exp/prev

Better final readings for the Eurozone in what has been a mixed bag on PMI data this morning.

Say Markit:

  • The start of 2018 saw the eurozone economy continue its recent advance. Output growth accelerated to a near 12-year high, underpinned by solid inflows of new business and accompanied by the strongest phase of job creation since late-2000.
  • The final IHS Markit Eurozone PMI® Composite Output Index posted 58.8 in January, its highest level since June 2006 and above the earlier flash estimate of 58.6.
  • The headline index has signalled expansion for 55 successive months.

Full report here