JPMorgan Global PMI: Global Report on Manufacturing - February 3, 2014

Manufacturing Recovery on Track at Start of 2014

At 52.9 in January, little-changed from December's two-and-a-half year high of 53.0, the J.P.Morgan Global Manufacturing PMI™ — a composite index1,4 produced by JPMorgan and Markit in association with ISM and IFPSM — signaled expansion for the fourteenth successive month.

The continued solid expansion indicated by the PMI reflected ongoing growth of production and new orders, which encouraged companies to raise employment for the sixth straight month.



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