February 2018 US Markit service PMI final 5 March 2018
- Flash 55.9. Jan 53.3
- New orders 57.8 vs 58.1 flash. Jan 56.2
- Composite 55.8 vs 55.9 exp. Flash 55.9. Jan 53.8
- New orders 57.6 vs 58.1 flash. Jan 56.3
The buck is higher but it’s not on this data. The main ISM services number is at the top of the hour.
- Output growth quickens to sharp rate
- Upturn in new business strongest since March 2015
- Input price inflation accelerates to fastest since June 2015
Once again, inflationary pressures are evident.