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Thursday, Nov 213:42 AMWhile France deteriorates, Germany powers on
Thursday, Nov 213:42 AM| 4 Comments
- 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)
- ETFs: FXE, VGK, EUO, EWG, FEZ, ERO, EU, EPV, IEV, EZU, DFE, DRR, HEDJ, GXF, GUR, BUND, FEU, EUFX, FDD, ESR, UPV, ULE, FEP, BUNL, URR, GERJ, ADRU, FEEU, DBGR, BUNT, FGM, GGOV, DXGE, DBEU, FIEU
Wednesday, Nov 67:00 AMGerman factory orders blow past forecasts
Wednesday, Nov 67:00 AM| Comment!
- German factory orders surged 3.3% on month in September, rebounding from a fall of 0.3% in August and slaying expectations for growth of 0.5%.
- On year, orders jumped 7.9% after climbing 3.1% a month earlier.
- Foreign bookings rose 6.8% in September, with eurozone demand climbing 9.7%, although domestic orders fell 1%. Still, foreign demand remains rather weak, Germany's Economy Ministry says. "The data confirm the picture of an increasingly domestically driven economic recovery."
- The data adds to PMI readings that show continued growth in overall German business activity.
- The euro spikes and is +0.2% vs the dollar, while the Dax is +0.4%.
- ETFs - Stocks: FGM, EWG, GERJ, EWGS, DBGR. Bonds: BUNL, BUNT, BUND, GGOV. Euro: FXE, ERO, ULE, URR, EUO, DRR, EUFX
Monday, Sep 24:26 AMGerman factory activity improves
Monday, Sep 24:26 AM| Comment!
- German flash manufacturing PMI rises to 51.8 in August (flash 52) from 50.7 in July.
- "Improvements in domestic sales and a rebound in export demand...(combined) to generate the fastest expansion of output volumes since the middle of 2011," says Markit. "The "accumulation of unfinished work for the first time in five months...should stimulate job creation and investment spending."
- Expects manufacturing output to make a "positive contribution to German GDP" in Q3.
- DAX +1.5%, euro flat. (PR)
- ETFs - Stocks: FGM, EWG, GERJ, EWGS, DBGR. Bonds: BUNL, BUNT, BUND, GGOV
Wednesday, Aug 142:09 AMGerman Q2 GDP +0.7%, exceeds forecasts.
Wednesday, Aug 142:09 AM| Comment!
- German Q2 GDP +0.7% on quarter vs flat in Q1 and consensus of +0.6%.
- On year, NSA GDP +0.9% vs -1.6% and +0.3%; WDA GDP +0.5% on year vs -0.3% in Q1.
- Having spiked following French GDP, the euro receives another boost and is now +0.1%.
- German ETFs - Stocks: FGM, EWG, GERJ, EWGS, DBGR; Bonds - BUNL, BUNT, BUND, GGOV.
- Eurozone ETFs - Euro: FXE, ERO, ULE, URR, EUO, DRR, EUFX. Equities: EZU, VGK, FEZ, EPV, IEV, ADRU, FEP, FDD, UPV, EPV, DFE, FEU, FEEU. Bonds: EU
Thursday, Mar 214:41 AMFlash German manufacturing PMI unexpectedly drops to 48.9 from 50.3 in February; manufacturing output 49.8 vs 50.7; services 51.6 vs 54.7, composite output 51 vs 53.3. The loss of output growth momentum was the greatest since the middle of 2011, says Market, while the survey doesn't take into account the impact of the Cyprus flair-up. The Dax and euro dive, and are -0.7% and -0.3% (vs the dollar) respectively. (PR) |Thursday, Mar 214:41 AM| Comment!
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Friday, Nov 252011, 3:02 AMGerman bunds stabilize as December futures rise 9 ticks to 135.14, while 10-year yields fall 2.5 bps to 2.169%. "Bunds are really just too cheap at the moment," says a trader. "The market is trading like it expects armageddon and equities are trading like they expect some sort of muddle through, but bunds are usually right." |Friday, Nov 252011, 3:02 AM| Comment!
Thursday, Nov 242011, 6:29 AMU.K. 10-year borrowing costs are now cheaper than those of Germany for the first time since 2009, with gilts yielding 2.19% and bunds 2.21%. "Going, going..With German bunds yielding more than gilts, the euro crisis has moved into its final phase. Germany must act or it's game over," says Jeremy Warner. |Thursday, Nov 242011, 6:29 AM| 5 Comments
Thursday, Nov 242011, 4:34 AMAmid the angst over yesterday's German debt auction and PMI, the country's Ifo business sentiment index for Nov unexpectedly rises to 106.6 from 106.4 in Oct, the first increase since June. Expectations were for a drop to 105.1. The euro rises in reaction and is now +0.3% on the day to $1.339. (PR) |Thursday, Nov 242011, 4:34 AM| Comment!
Thursday, Nov 242011, 4:19 AMGerman 10-year bond prices continue yesterday's falls following that debt auction, with yields rising 9 bps to 2.24% after reports that Germany’s government is concerned it may have to agree to euro bonds. It's a prospect that RBC rates strategist Norbert Aul calls a "credibility transfer." |Thursday, Nov 242011, 4:19 AM| Comment!
Wednesday, Nov 232011, 8:29 AMCould Germany change its mind over how to deal with the eurozone's debt crisis after a rise in yields today? David Beers, the head of S&P's sovereign ratings, seems to think so. "It's quite telling that there has been upward pressure on yields in Germany - it might begin to change perceptions," said Beers. |Wednesday, Nov 232011, 8:29 AM| 3 Comments
Wednesday, Nov 232011, 5:52 AMGerman Bund futures fall as much as 69 ticks to a session low of 136.56 after the country's disastrous bond auction. The euro also drops, -0.9% for the day at $1.339. EU shares take a dive as well, with the Euro STOXX 50 -0.9%, London -0.9%, Paris -0.6%, Frankfurt -1.2%. |Wednesday, Nov 232011, 5:52 AM| Comment!
Monday, Sep 122011, 4:06 AMA sea of red in overseas trading: Hong Kong (-4.2%) leads Asia losers; Tokyo fell 2.3%, and India is -2.7%. In Europe after one hour, Paris is -4.7%, Frankfurt is -2.9%, and London is -2.1%. |Monday, Sep 122011, 4:06 AM| Comment!