Brazil's December PMI slips to 51.1 from 52.2 previously. The Employment index remained below 50...

|By:, SA News Editor
Brazil's December PMI slips to 51.1 from 52.2 previously. The Employment index remained below 50 for the 9th consecutive month, and Backlogs continue to contract as well, as companies have no problem keeping up with orders despite smaller staffs. The Bovespa +2.6% in early action.