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France showing significant relative weakness

Reported Feb 20th.

Manufacturing PMI has yet to hit expansion territory.

Meanwhile, Services PMI just hit a 9-month low and seems to be carving out a top.

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A feeble Eurozone recovery without France isn’t an all-clear from the Euro crisis. 

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Confirms Markit PMI.  Manufacturing has reaccelerated in the second half of the year.  New Orders imply that solid performance will continue.  

Confirms Markit PMI.  Manufacturing has reaccelerated in the second half of the year.  New Orders imply that solid performance will continue.  

Markit Italy Manufacturing PMI — Hits 2.5 year high
Are the clouds parting for Italy??  It would definitely help in reducing political tensions there.  

Markit Italy Manufacturing PMI — Hits 2.5 year high

Are the clouds parting for Italy??  It would definitely help in reducing political tensions there.