German flash manufacturing PMI has climbed to a 29-month high of 52.5 in November from 41.7 in October and topped consensus of 52.
Services jumped to 54.5 from 52.9 and vs 53.
Manufacturing output rose to 54 from 53.6.
Composite output increased to 54.3 from 53.2.
The data suggests that the German economy "is well on track to achieve growth of close to 0.5%" in 2013, says Markit.
Strong new business and backlogs indicate that the solid growth momentum will be sustained, with improvements in investment spending and job creation set to follow the upturn in business conditions.
The DAX is -0.8%, while the euro recovers its post French PMI losses and is -0.1%. (PR)