Tag: Markit

EU Referendum Contributed to A ‘Subdued’ May for UK Manufacturing

EU referendum contributed to A subdued May for UK manufacturing
Posted on 6 June, 2016 by Chris Grigorovsky under Business News, Economy, Industry News

The latest PMI survey from Markit has revealed that manufacturing in the UK stayed at an underwhelming rate in May, only increasing slightly above the neutral mark at 50.1. Production volumes during this period remained fairly unchanged on the previous... Read More

Solid Pace for UK Service Sector Growth in December

Posted on 6 January, 2016 by Chris Grigorovsky under Economy, Industry News

In the month of December, the UK service sector saw a solid pace of stablisation, with activity rising to a strong overall rate, according to the latest PMI survey data from Markit and CIPS. The strong rise of activity was supported by a sharp... Read More

Commercial Construction activity rises at fastest pace since March

Posted on 4 August, 2015 by Kirsten Kennedy under Commercial Developments

UK construction growth dipped in July due to a slight fall in the number of residential and civil engineering projects underway.  However, the slowdown in these areas was countered by a boom in commercial activity, which enjoyed its fastest rate of growth... Read More

Construction activity falls sharply in April

Posted on 7 May, 2015 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News, Economy

UK construction companies reported a sharp fall in growth momentum in April, with output and new orders expending at the slowest rates since June 2013, according to the latest industry survey by Markit. As a result of this fall in activity, the... Read More