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Times of Malta
Eurozone business growth slows in June as service industry strugglesthe countering force of that is more political uncertainty, especially in Franc
Eurozone business growth slows in June as service industry struggles
Times of Malta / Posted yesterday
the countering force of that is more political uncertainty, especially in France, but also in the wider euro area,” said Chris Williamson, chief economist at Markit. French unions have been protesting since early March about planned labour... Read more
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Zero Hedge
US Manufacturing PMI Jumps In June But "Domestic Demand Remains Worryingly Weak"had led to delayed decision making and greater risk aversion among clients in J
US Manufacturing PMI Jumps In June But "Domestic Demand Remains Worryingly Weak"
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 days ago
had led to delayed decision making and greater risk aversion among clients in June. Commenting on the flash PMI data, Chris Williamson, chief economist at Markit said: “The flash PMI for June brought welcome news of improved performance of... Read more
2d
Market Watch
June Markit flash manufacturing PMI reboundsoutput provided a boost to the headline index alongside faster growth in new or
June Markit flash manufacturing PMI rebounds
Market Watch / Posted 2 days ago
output provided a boost to the headline index alongside faster growth in new orders and employment, Markit said. Chris Williamson, chief economist at Markit, said the data was “welcome news.” The manufacturing sector “still looks to have... Read more
2d
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Eurozone business activity hit by political uncertainty: Markitquarter of 2014 amid signs of political and economic uncertainty dampening busi
Eurozone business activity hit by political uncertainty: Markit
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 days ago
quarter of 2014 amid signs of political and economic uncertainty dampening business activity." Markit chief economist Chris Williamson said the outcome pointed "to steady though disappointingly lacklustre economic growth." "Rising political... Read more
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Reuters
German private sector growth eases slightly in June: PMIare enjoying rising demand in other countries and are not worrying about the Un
German private sector growth eases slightly in June: PMI
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
are enjoying rising demand in other countries and are not worrying about the United Kingdom," said Markit Chief Economist Chris Williamson. "Barring any disruption from the UK vote, it does look like this solid but unexciting growth will... Read more
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The Economic Times
Euro zone business growth slows in June as services struggle, shows surveythe countering force of that is more political uncertainty, especially in Franc
Euro zone business growth slows in June as services struggle, shows survey
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
the countering force of that is more political uncertainty, especially in France, but also in the wider euro area," said Chris Williamson, chief economist at Markit. French unions have been protesting since early March about planned labour... Read more
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Reuters
Euro zone business growth slows in June as services strugglethe countering force of that is more political uncertainty, especially in Franc
Euro zone business growth slows in June as services struggle
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
the countering force of that is more political uncertainty, especially in France, but also in the wider euro area," said Chris Williamson, chief economist at Markit. French unions have been protesting since early March about planned labor... Read more
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heraldscotland
UK inflation remains stuck way below target, at 0.3stays and telephone equipment and services. UK base rates have been at a recor
UK inflation remains stuck way below target, at 0.3
heraldscotland / Posted 11 days ago
stays and telephone equipment and services. UK base rates have been at a record low of 0.5 per cent since March 2009. Chris Williamson, chief economist at financial information company Markit, said: “UK inflation held steady at 0.3 per cent in... Read more
13d
express
New economic data to show zero progress on jobs recoveryof older people working Over-18s still living at home cost their parents £1.2
New economic data to show zero progress on jobs recovery
express / Posted 13 days ago
of older people working Over-18s still living at home cost their parents £1.2 BILLION a year Markit chief economist Chris Williamson said: “Wage growth will continue to disappoint because of the benign inflation outlook. "We expect the... Read more
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Calcutta News
Increased investments and spending drives Euro Zone economy increasethe pace of growth will decline somewhat this quarter, but a moderate pace shou
Increased investments and spending drives Euro Zone economy increase
Calcutta News / Posted 17 days ago
the pace of growth will decline somewhat this quarter, but a moderate pace should be maintained.” Markit Chief Economist, Chris Williamson in London reportedly touted the performance of the economy as “lacklustre,” and added that it “seems unable... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
U.S. gains just 38,000 jobs, fewest in 5 years; rate at 4.7 percentin services. “There’s a lot of worries out there about global growth and how s
U.S. gains just 38,000 jobs, fewest in 5 years; rate at 4.7 percent
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 21 days ago
in services. “There’s a lot of worries out there about global growth and how sustainable and how robust it is,” said Chris Williamson, chief economist at Markit Economics, which polls company purchasing managers monthly. That’s being... Read more
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Santa Paula Times
Planning Commission approves downsized Hardison developmentis on approximately 9 acres with the balance of the property a steep, tree and
Planning Commission approves downsized Hardison development
Santa Paula Times / Posted 21 days ago
is on approximately 9 acres with the balance of the property a steep, tree and brush covered hillside.� Contract Planner Chris Williamson told the commission that their suggestions and questions from the April 26 meeting had been considered... Read more
22d
Bangor Daily News
Sputtering jobs market risks damping US economic expansionin services. “There’s a lot of worries out there about global growth and how s
Sputtering jobs market risks damping US economic expansion
Bangor Daily News / Posted 22 days ago
in services. “There’s a lot of worries out there about global growth and how sustainable and how robust it is,” said Chris Williamson, chief economist at Markit Economics, which polls company purchasing managers monthly. That’s being... Read more
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22d
Business Insider
JOBS REPORT WHIFFS, STOCKS FINISH LOWERfor 51.4 and, while still indicating expansion, was the softest reading since t
JOBS REPORT WHIFFS, STOCKS FINISH LOWER
Business Insider / Posted 22 days ago
for 51.4 and, while still indicating expansion, was the softest reading since the recession. Markit's chief economist Chris Williamson said, "With optimism about the business outlook dropping to a new post-crisis low, companies are expecting... Read more
22d
Newsmax
Sputtering Jobs Market Risks Damping Economic Expansionin services. “There’s a lot of worries out there about global growth and how s
Sputtering Jobs Market Risks Damping Economic Expansion
Newsmax / Posted 22 days ago
in services. “There’s a lot of worries out there about global growth and how sustainable and how robust it is,” said Chris Williamson, chief economist at Markit Economics, which polls company purchasing managers monthly. That’s being... Read more
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22d
Evening Standard
Services to the rescue as EU vote brakes growthto sustain the upturn, though even here the pace of expansion has remained frus
Services to the rescue as EU vote brakes growth
Evening Standard / Posted 22 days ago
to sustain the upturn, though even here the pace of expansion has remained frustratingly weak so far this year,” Markit’s Chris Williamson said. “An increasing number of firms have cited uncertainty regarding the EU referendum as a factor hurting... Read more
22d
Stamford Advocate
10 things you need to know before the opening bell (spy, spx, qqq, dia, c, bp, yhoo, twtr)of the earlier flash readings, but still point to a eurozone economy which seem
10 things you need to know before the opening bell (spy, spx, qqq, dia, c, bp, yhoo, twtr)
Stamford Advocate / Posted 22 days ago
of the earlier flash readings, but still point to a eurozone economy which seems unable to move out of low gear," noted Chris Williamson, Markit's chief economist. The euro is down 0.1% at 1.1140. Investors keep pulling money out of Bill Gross'... Read more
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22d
Connecticut Post
10 things you need to know before the opening bell (spy, spx, qqq, dia, c, bp, yhoo, twtr)of the earlier flash readings, but still point to a eurozone economy which seem
10 things you need to know before the opening bell (spy, spx, qqq, dia, c, bp, yhoo, twtr)
Connecticut Post / Posted 22 days ago
of the earlier flash readings, but still point to a eurozone economy which seems unable to move out of low gear," noted Chris Williamson, Markit's chief economist. The euro is down 0.1% at 1.1140. Investors keep pulling money out of Bill Gross'... Read more
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22d
Business Standard India
Euro zone's business growth remains modest in May, PMI showsin the second quarter, suggesting the growth spurt seen at the start of the yea
Euro zone's business growth remains modest in May, PMI shows
Business Standard India / Posted 22 days ago
in the second quarter, suggesting the growth spurt seen at the start of the year will prove frustratingly short-lived,"said Chris Williamson, chief economist at Markit. Gross domestic product expanded 0.5% in the first quarter, figures showed last... Read more
22d
San Francisco Chronicle
10 things you need to know before the opening bell (spy, spx, qqq, dia, c, bp, yhoo, twtr)of the earlier flash readings, but still point to a eurozone economy which seem
10 things you need to know before the opening bell (spy, spx, qqq, dia, c, bp, yhoo, twtr)
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 22 days ago
of the earlier flash readings, but still point to a eurozone economy which seems unable to move out of low gear," noted Chris Williamson, Markit's chief economist. The euro is down 0.1% at 1.1140. Investors keep pulling money out of Bill Gross'... Read more
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22d
Business Insider
10 things you need to know before the opening bellof the earlier flash readings, but still point to a eurozone economy which seem
10 things you need to know before the opening bell
Business Insider / Posted 22 days ago
of the earlier flash readings, but still point to a eurozone economy which seems unable to move out of low gear," noted Chris Williamson, Markit's chief economist. The euro is down 0.1% at 1.1140. Investors keep pulling money out of Bill Gross'... Read more
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22d
Belfast Telegraph
Services sector regains some strength but Brexit worries hit activitylacklustre performances from the UK economy in May, with modest growth in manuf
Services sector regains some strength but Brexit worries hit activity
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 22 days ago
lacklustre performances from the UK economy in May, with modest growth in manufacturing and a slowdown from construction. Chris Williamson, chief economist at Markit, said: "The PMI surveys show that the pace of economic growth remained subdued in... Read more
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22d
International Business Times
UK services sector improves but economic growth could cool to 0.2% amid Brexit fears data so far indicate that the second quarter is likely to see the economy grow
UK services sector improves but economic growth could cool to 0.2% amid Brexit fears
International Business Times / Posted 22 days ago
data so far indicate that the second quarter is likely to see the economy grow by just 0.2%," said Markit's chief economist Chris Williamson. "Growth has collapsed in manufacturing and construction, leaving the economy dependent on the service... Read more
22d
RTE News
Euro zone's business growth remains modest in Mayof the earlier flash readings, but still point to a euro zone economy which see
Euro zone's business growth remains modest in May
RTE News / Posted 22 days ago
of the earlier flash readings, but still point to a euro zone economy which seems unable to move out of low gear," said Chris Williamson, chief economist at Markit. "The survey data are signalling a GDP rise of 0.3% in the second quarter,... Read more
24d
San Francisco Chronicle
American manufacturing is still expandingare under pressure as factories worry about slower order book growth, in part l
American manufacturing is still expanding
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 24 days ago
are under pressure as factories worry about slower order book growth, in part linked to falling export demand but also as a result of growing uncertainty surrounding the presidential election," said Markit chief economist Chris Williamson. See A... Read more
24d
EuroNews
Eurozone manufacturing still lacklustreof near-stagnation in May, failing to break out of the slow growth phase that h
Eurozone manufacturing still lacklustre
EuroNews / Posted 24 days ago
of near-stagnation in May, failing to break out of the slow growth phase that has plagued producers since February,” said Chris Williamson, chief economist at survey compiler Markit. “The disappointing performance of manufacturing adds to... Read more
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Newsmax
China, Japan May Spark Global Currency Crisisconference that follows the ECB Governing Council Monetary Policy meeting, Mr.
China, Japan May Spark Global Currency Crisis
Newsmax / Posted 24 days ago
conference that follows the ECB Governing Council Monetary Policy meeting, Mr. Draghi will touch this delicate subject. Chris Williamson, Chief Economist at Markit commented: “France and Greece remain the key areas of concern, both seeing... Read more
24d
The Economic Times
Euro zone factory growth remained tepid in May: PMIof near-stagnation in May, failing to break out of the slow growth phase that h
Euro zone factory growth remained tepid in May: PMI
The Economic Times / Posted 24 days ago
of near-stagnation in May, failing to break out of the slow growth phase that has plagued producers since February," said Chris Williamson, chief economist at survey compiler Markit. "The disappointing performance of manufacturing adds to... Read more
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RTE News
Euro zone factory growth remained tepid in Mayof near-stagnation in May, failing to break out of the slow growth phase that h
Euro zone factory growth remained tepid in May
RTE News / Posted 24 days ago
of near-stagnation in May, failing to break out of the slow growth phase that has plagued producers since February," said Chris Williamson, chief economist at survey compiler Markit. "The disappointing performance of manufacturing adds to... Read more
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24d
Reuters
Euro zone factory growth remained tepid in May - PMIof near-stagnation in May, failing to break out of the slow growth phase that h
Euro zone factory growth remained tepid in May - PMI
Reuters / Posted 24 days ago
of near-stagnation in May, failing to break out of the slow growth phase that has plagued producers since February," said Chris Williamson, chief economist at survey compiler Markit. "The disappointing performance of manufacturing adds to... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Tuscaloosa EMTs stress importance of staying hydrated in hot weatherafternoon temperatures have hit 90 or higher this week. "Water, water, water,
Tuscaloosa EMTs stress importance of staying hydrated in hot weather
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 24 days ago
afternoon temperatures have hit 90 or higher this week. "Water, water, water, water all the time," Chris Williamson, EMS Chief for Tuscaloosa Fire Rescue, stressed on Tuesday. Williamson said water is the best thing to... Read more
25d
express
Halfords, Lloyds Bankin at 0.4 per cent following a slump in industrial production, down from 0.6 pe
Halfords, Lloyds Bank
express / Posted 25 days ago
in at 0.4 per cent following a slump in industrial production, down from 0.6 per cent in the fourth quarter of last year. Chris Williamson, chief economist at Markit, warned that growth in the second quarter could show the British economy "slowing... Read more
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Scotsman
Hopes for trading upturn fade amid slowing economyin at 0.4 per cent following a slump in industrial production, down from 0.6 pe
Hopes for trading upturn fade amid slowing economy
Scotsman / Posted 25 days ago
in at 0.4 per cent following a slump in industrial production, down from 0.6 per cent in the fourth quarter of last year. Chris Williamson, chief economist at Markit, warned that growth in the second quarter could show the British economy “slowing... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Three-year low in businesses expecting trading upturn in coming yearof the year came in at 0.4% following a slump in industrial production, down fr
Three-year low in businesses expecting trading upturn in coming year
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 25 days ago
of the year came in at 0.4% following a slump in industrial production, down from 0.6% in the fourth quarter of last year. Chris Williamson, chief economist at Markit, warned that growth in the second quarter could show the British economy... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Three-year low in businesses expecting trading upturn in coming yearin at 0.4 per cent following a slump in industrial production, down from 0.6 pe
Three-year low in businesses expecting trading upturn in coming year
Manchester Evening News / Posted 25 days ago
in at 0.4 per cent following a slump in industrial production, down from 0.6 per cent in the fourth quarter of last year. Chris Williamson, chief economist at Markit, warned that growth in the second quarter could show the British economy "slowing... Read more
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29d
heraldscotland
Ian McConnell: How is Scotland doing with economic levers it can control amid austerity and oil sector woes?of Procurement & Supply have prompted warnings from economists that growth migh
Ian McConnell: How is Scotland doing with economic levers it can control amid austerity and oil sector woes?
heraldscotland / Posted 29 days ago
of Procurement & Supply have prompted warnings from economists that growth might be running out of steam completely. Chris Williamson, chief economist at CIPS survey compiler Markit, noted this month that, if the activity indices for these... Read more
29d
Belfast Telegraph
GDP growth falls to 0.4% as global chill hampers UKStatistics. The figures represent the slowest pace of growth since the third q
GDP growth falls to 0.4% as global chill hampers UK
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 29 days ago
Statistics. The figures represent the slowest pace of growth since the third quarter of last year. Markit chief economist Chris Williamson said: "The data shows an economy reliant on consumer spending to sustain growth, with business investment,... Read more
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29d
KPLC Lake Charles
Students, alumni have mixed reactions regarding termination of head football coachdecision to terminate Briles praised Baylor for putting students’ safety before
Students, alumni have mixed reactions regarding termination of head football coach
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 29 days ago
decision to terminate Briles praised Baylor for putting students’ safety before football. Baylor Graduate Student Chris Williamson said if Briles didn’t go through the proper channels to report sexual assault cases, the dismissal is... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Students, alumni have mixed reactions regarding termination of head football coachdecision to terminate Briles praised Baylor for putting students’ safety before
Students, alumni have mixed reactions regarding termination of head football coach
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 29 days ago
decision to terminate Briles praised Baylor for putting students’ safety before football. Baylor Graduate Student Chris Williamson said if Briles didn’t go through the proper channels to report sexual assault cases, the dismissal is... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Students, alumni have mixed reactions regarding termination of head football coachdecision to terminate Briles praised Baylor for putting students’ safety before
Students, alumni have mixed reactions regarding termination of head football coach
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 29 days ago
decision to terminate Briles praised Baylor for putting students’ safety before football. Baylor Graduate Student Chris Williamson said if Briles didn’t go through the proper channels to report sexual assault cases, the dismissal is... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Students, alumni have mixed reactions regarding termination of head football coachdecision to terminate Briles praised Baylor for putting students’ safety before
Students, alumni have mixed reactions regarding termination of head football coach
KXXV Waco / Posted 29 days ago
decision to terminate Briles praised Baylor for putting students’ safety before football. Baylor Graduate Student Chris Williamson said if Briles didn’t go through the proper channels to report sexual assault cases, the dismissal is... Read more
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29d
heraldscotland
Ian McConnell: Bold action sparks boost for Scottish foreign direct investment figuresof Procurement & Supply have prompted warnings from economists that growth migh
Ian McConnell: Bold action sparks boost for Scottish foreign direct investment figures
heraldscotland / Posted 29 days ago
of Procurement & Supply have prompted warnings from economists that growth might be running out of steam completely. Chris Williamson, chief economist at CIPS survey compiler Markit, noted this month that, if the activity indices for these... Read more

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