Final Markit US Manufacturing PMI rose to its highest level in six months in November, to 52.8 from 51.0 in October, signaling moderate improvement in overall business conditions
December 3, 2012
– Key points:
The expansion of the U.S. manufacturing sector gained traction in November, with the final Markit U.S. Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index™ (PMI™)1 rising to its highest level in six months. At 52.8, up from 51.0 in October, the PMI was higher than the flash estimate of 52.4, and signalled a moderate improvement in overall business conditions.
Markit U.S. Manufacturing PMI™ – final data,, November 2012