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Monday, March 24

24th Mar - Special: March Markit PMI

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China PMI drops for the fifth month in a rowDanske Bank
New worries on China growthReuters
China Manufacturing Gauge Falls as Slowdown DeepensBB
China: PMI drops againNordea

European PMIs: Constrained growth aheadTradingFloor
Juhani Huopainen: The Markit's March purchasing manager indices for Europe continue promising slow, steady and widespread growth. The real surprise was the big improvement in France while Germany's less-than-expected numbers suggest capacity problems.

Euro Area Survey Indexes Stay Close to Three-Year HighBB
Growth in euro-area manufacturing and services stayed close to the fastest since 2011 in March as France improved, providing further evidence that the region’s recovery is on track.

Euro zone business recovery stays strong as firms slash pricesReuters
The pace of growth among euro zone private businesses has barely slowed from February's 2-1/2 year high this month, but firms were forced to slash prices again to maintain the momentum, surveys showed on Monday.

What's suddenly right with France?Nordea
March PMI numbers point towards onging growth in the Euro area. A big upside surprise came from France.

Germany Manufacturing, Services Close to Highest Since 2011BB

US PMI Declines to 55.5 vs 56.5 expectedTradingFloor
U.S. March factory activity growth slows slightlyReuters
Manufacturing in U.S. Expands at Second-Highest Rate Since January 2013BB

Three PMI Surprises, but France Takes the ShowMarc to Market
There have been three flash PMI reports today, and each was surprising.  China and Germany surprised on the downside while the French surprise was on the upside. 

Euro knocked down by German PMI data, dollar firmsReuters

Futures Rise As More Weak Chinese Data Prompts More Stimulus HopesZH

US PMI Tumbles From Record High, Biggest Miss In 13 MonthsZH