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Economy

India Composite PMI goes to 61 from 59.6 in Feb

HSBC India Composite PMI has gone to 61.0, up from January’s 59.6. Services has strongly increased the PMI – the composite is a mix of the Manufacturing (last at 57.9) and services. Anything about 50 is expansion and below is contraction.

India Services PMI 

The funniest comment I read today was

I am not quite sure what a purchasing manager is – and I have no recollection of ever having met one – but everyone now seems to regard their views, as collected and processed into various indices as being frightfully significant.

(Hat tip: Tejus Sawjiani)