A robust expansion in production fuelled by new business, with a jump in job creation.
Purchasing Managers’ Index shows a significant improvement in conditions.
Led by stronger new order growth, improving demand conditions.
Purchasing Managers Index shows new orders fall for first time since February.
Coincides with the suspension of oil sands production because of Alberta wildfires.
Manufacturing conditions continued to improve, but at a slower pace as output and new orders rise at weaker rates.
Latest sign the world’s second largest economy is stabilizing.
January RBC PMI reading was 51.7 on a seasonally adjusted basis, down from 53.5 in December.
Continued increases suggest that recent shocks to the economy have been mitigated by strength elsewhere.
HSBC purchasing managers’ index shows slight expansion, a sign the economy is stabilizing.
Despite signs of improvement in debt crisis.
Hopes raised for more policy moves.
Manufacturing growth held steady in October despite continuing uncertainty in the global economy, according to the RBC Canadian Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index.