French manufacturing PMI revised upwards

|By:, SA News Editor

French manufacturing PMI edged up to 49.7 (flash 48.5) in February from 49.3 in January.

"Signs of stability in the French manufacturing sector were evident in February, with output rising slightly and new orders declining at a slower pace," says Markit.

The CAC 40 (EWQ) is -1.5%, brought down be events in Ukraine. (PR)

This was corrected on 03/03/2014 at 04:19 AM. The item incorrectly stated that the data was a flash reading.