Emerging Markets and the September PMI Reports



Key economic indicators

Here are some key emerging market indicators that were released last week:

  • India’s (INDA) manufacturing PMI (Purchasing Managers’ Index)
  • India’s services PMI
  • Brazil’s (EWZ) manufacturing PMI
  • Brazil’s services PMI
  • Russia’s (RSX) manufacturing PMI
  • Russia’s services PMI
  • Indonesia’s (IDX) manufacturing PMI
  • Mexico’s (EWW) manufacturing PMI
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Series overview

In this series, we’ll be taking a look at the final September 2017 services PMI reports and manufacturing PMI reports of major emerging economies, including India, China, Indonesia, Brazil, Mexico, and Russia. In our earlier series, we saw that the manufacturing PMIs and services PMIs of the major developed nations (SPY) (VGK) (EWJ) showed some improvement in September 2017.

It’s important for global investors to understand the performance of the manufacturing and services industry of both emerging nations and developed nations in order to have an idea of the overall performance of the global economy (ACWI).

Let’s start by analyzing the performance of India’s manufacturing PMI in September 2017.


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