The latest IHS Markit Global Sector Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) data signalled weaker growth of output across many sectors in March.
At the broadest level of detail, all eight areas registered slower rates of expansion. Over the first three months of 2018 on average, telecommunication services and industrials were the fastest-growing sectors. Basic materials was the slowest-growing category.
Source: Markit economics, https://www.markiteconomics.com