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Germany GDP and #PMI charted. GDP still on course for expansion in Q1.

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Euro down 20 pips or so on the back of the weaker than expected German #PMI numbers.

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France Comp #PMI and GDP compared. Survey data imply GDP weakness persisting into Q1 2013.

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Markit UK HFI: Wider gap in debt patterns in Feb. Survey-record rise for lowest income group

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Markit UK Household Finance Index out today: Widening disparities across income groups in Feb

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Canadian manufacturing sales -3.9% y/y in Dec. Recent data from the RBC PMI suggest weakness continued in Jan.

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Despite January fall, US IP rose 1.6% on 3m/3m rate (11-mth high). Tracked here with Output Index from Markit PMI

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GDP trends since 2008, plus 2012 full year performance. USA & Germany lead the way, Spain & Italy struggle.

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Ulster Bank RoI Construction PMI at 45.8 in Jan, up from 43.0 in Dec. Highest since May 2012.

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UK Regional PMIs out today. January rebound in output underpinned by higher PMI readings for 10 of 12 UK regions

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Sterling rising on better than expected UK Services #PMI. Reuters consensus had been for 49.5

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Spain Comp #PMI stuck below 50.0, but rises for fourth month in a row to best reading in over a year-and-a-half

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Charted. UK Manufacturing #PMI and industrial production

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The gap between the #PMI manufacturing output indexes for France and Germany is at a record level. Decoupled

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Spain Man #PMI and IP charted. Despite rise in January, PMI remains consistent with ongoing industry contraction

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Japan Man #PMI and official data charted. Latter showed 2.5% m/m rise in Dec, but was still -1.8% lower over Q4.

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Chart showing GDP trends for six major global economies since Q1 2008.

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Flash #PMI manufacturing data for China, EZ and USA compared. All showed m/m index rises in January. Encouraging.

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Latest US Man #PMI data charted against IP and factory orders. Survey data pointing to acceleration of both

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Excited about having the personal acc up & running. Late to party, but Google Trends says music still playing...

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