People shop in Lille during France's annual winter sales period. Photo: AFP, Philippe Huguen
People shop in Lille during France's annual winter sales period. Photo: AFP, Philippe Huguen
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Sharp divergence of retail sentiment across Europe

Retail PMI's giving mixed signals as France and Germany show positive signs, but Italy disapoints.

March 6, 2017 9:43 PM (UTC+8)

Retail PMI’s are positive in France (51.7) and Germany (51.2) but sharply negative in Italy (45.5). The overall Eurozone number released this morning is at (49.9).

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