Europe Rebounds From Chinese Rout After Stellar PMIs; US Closed For Holiday

#Eurozone output #PMI hits 79-month high (57.5) in November. Employment rises to greatest extent in 17 years. pic.twitter.com/hCY1Dx9uzh
— Markit Economics (@MarkitEconomics) November 23, 2017

Nothing can keep the BTFD spirit at bay in Europe this Thanksgiving morning.
Having started the session on the back-foot after the biggest Chinese stock market tumble in 17 months (the SHCOMP dropped -2.3%, most since June 2016) amid tighter liquidity conditions as a result of today’s Thanksgiving holiday in the US and attempts by regulators to rein in asset management firms and the micro-loan market, the negative sentiment was short-lived however, a slew of blockbuster November Eurozone PMIs, among which the highest output print in 79 months, with the highest employment number in 17 years, helped revive sentiment in Europe – and brought the Eurostoxx back to green on the session. Among the notable composite PMI prints:
France 60.1 vs est. 57.2 Germany 57.6 vs ext. 56.7 Euro zone 57.5 vs est. 56.0 Markit noted this was a multi-year highs seen for all main indicators of output, demand, employment and

This post was published at Zero Hedge on Nov 23, 2017.

 

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