FACTORIES could be bracing for busy months in 2018, as the start of the year saw Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) figures of major economies keeping strong momentum, with some staying close to...

CHINA'S manufacturing began the year on a high, but this week's purchasing managers' indices (PMIs) show signs that growth may have peaked...

[LONDON] Factories across the globe got off to a strong start this year, with manufacturing activity in most countries gaining momentum and hitting multi-year highs.

CHINA'S official factory gauge missed estimates, falling to an eight-month low in January as a financial clean-up moderated output at home and a stronger yuan trimmed export demand...

[BEIJING] China's official factory gauge missed estimates as efforts to rein in debt and reduce pollution dragged on activity...

THE eurozone economy closed out the year with the strongest growth in nearly seven years, driven by accelerating services and manufacturing activity across all major economies, a survey showed on...

EURO zone factories ended 2017 growing at their fastest pace in more than two decades while performance in Asia was more uneven, with its third-largest economy India leading the field and...

[LONDON] Euro zone manufacturers ended 2017 by ramping up activity at the fastest pace in more than two decades, a survey showed on Tuesday, and rising demand suggests they will start the new year on...

[MADRID] Spain's manufacturing sector expanded at a solid pace in December thanks to strong output and hiring, a survey showed on Tuesday, in the latest sign that economic growth throughout 2017...

[HONG KONG] Asia's factories ended a strong 2017 on a mixed note, with activity at multi-year highs in Taiwan and India and surprisingly picking up in China, but contracting in some places in a...