Key economic indicators
Economic indicators play a major role in assessing a country’s economic health and the current market situation. Market participants, investors, and policymakers watch these indicators to interpret economic trends and to see whether these indicators point to a change in market sentiment.
These global indicators were released in the past week:
In this series, we’ll take a look at the final services PMI for the world’s major developed nations and regions—the United States (QQQ) (IWM), France, Germany, Spain, the Eurozone, Japan, and the UK for September 2017. The services PMI reports, which showed improvement in September 2017, indicates the performance of the service industry in the economy.
In the next part of this series, we’ll analyze the performance of the US services PMI for September 2017.