FOREX TradingCharts.com

Financial News: Japan Manufacturing PMI Improves To 53.6 In April

Japan Manufacturing PMI Improves To 53.6 In April - Jibun Bank

04/29/2021 - 20:40:00 (RTTNews)

(RTTNews) - The manufacturing sector in Japan continued to improve in April, and at a faster pace, the latest survey from Jibun Bank revealed on Friday with a manufacturing PMI score of 53.6.

That's up from 52.7 in March and it moves further above the boom-or-bust line of 50 that separates expansion from contraction.

Individually, there was quicker expansion of new orders and output as employment rose for the first time in four months.

There were further reports that rising raw material prices placed sustained pressure on average cost burdens across Japanese manufacturers in April. Input prices have now risen in each of the last 11 months, with the rate of inflation quickening to the fastest since November 2018.

Business confidence regarding activity over the coming 12 months gathered pace in April. Positive sentiment was at its second-highest level since the survey first posed the question in July 2012.

For comments and feedback: contact editorial@rttnews.com

Copyright(c) 2021 RTTNews.com. All Rights Reserved

Market News provided by RTTNews

RECENT INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL NEWS


ECB Minutes Signal June Review Of Economic Outlook, Stimulus (04 hr(s), 54 min(s), 25 sec(s) ago)
(RTTNews) - Policymakers are looking forward to review the Eurozone economic and inflation outlook ...Full Story»

U.S. Consumer Sentiment Unexpectedly Deteriorates In May (05 hr(s), 34 min(s), 25 sec(s) ago)
(RTTNews) - Consumer sentiment in the U.S. has unexpectedly decreased in the month of May, accordi ...Full Story»

U.S. Business Inventories Increase In Line With Estimates In March (05 hr(s), 42 min(s), 25 sec(s) ago)
(RTTNews) - The Commerce Department released a report on Friday showing business inventories in th ...Full Story»

U.S. Industrial Production Climbs Less Than Expected In April (06 hr(s), 04 min(s), 25 sec(s) ago)
(RTTNews) - Industrial production in the U.S. increased by less than expected in the month of Apri ...Full Story»

U.S. Import Prices Climb 0.7% In April, Slightly More Than Expected (07 hr(s), 11 min(s), 25 sec(s) ago)
(RTTNews) - A report released by the Labor Department on Friday showed U.S. import prices increase ...Full Story»

U.S. Retail Sales Unchanged In April After Soaring In March (07 hr(s), 39 min(s), 25 sec(s) ago)
(RTTNews) - After reporting a sharp increase in U.S. retail sales in the previous month, the Comme ...Full Story»

Hong Kong GDP Growth Fastest Since 2010 (08 hr(s), 0 min(s),25 sec(s) ago)
(RTTNews) - Hong Kong's economy grew at the fastest pace in more than a decade in the first qu ...Full Story»

U.S. Import Prices Rise Slightly More Than Expected In April (08 hr(s), 08 min(s), 25 sec(s) ago)
(RTTNews) - A report released by the Labor Department on Friday showed U.S. import prices increase ...Full Story»

Search

INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL NEWS

ECB Minutes Signal June Review Of Economic Outlook, Stimulus

05/14/2021 - 11:58 AM (RTTNews)
(RTTNews) - Policymakers are looking forward to review the Eurozone economic and inflation outlook ...Full Story>>

U.S. Consumer Sentiment Unexpectedly Deteriorates In May

05/14/2021 - 11:18 AM (RTTNews)
(RTTNews) - Consumer sentiment in the U.S. has unexpectedly decreased in the month of May, accordi ...Full Story>>

U.S. Business Inventories Increase In Line With Estimates In March

05/14/2021 - 11:10 AM (RTTNews)
(RTTNews) - The Commerce Department released a report on Friday showing business inventories in th ...Full Story>>

U.S. Industrial Production Climbs Less Than Expected In April

05/14/2021 - 10:48 AM (RTTNews)
(RTTNews) - Industrial production in the U.S. increased by less than expected in the month of Apri ...Full Story>>

U.S. Import Prices Climb 0.7% In April, Slightly More Than Expected

05/14/2021 - 09:41 AM (RTTNews)
(RTTNews) - A report released by the Labor Department on Friday showed U.S. import prices increase ...Full Story>>

Do not sell my personal information

Copyright © 2021. All market data is provided by Barchart Solutions. Information is provided "as is" and solely for informational purposes, not for trading purposes or advice. To see all exchange delays and terms of use, please see disclaimer.