The Caixin/Markit services purchasing managers’ index (PMI) rose to 53.5 last month, the quickest pace since April, from 51.1 in October, which was its slowest expansion in eight months. Photo: Xinhua

China’s November services sector activity rose to highest since April, private Caixin survey shows

  • The Caixin/Markit services purchasing managers’ index (PMI) for China rose to 53.5 last month, the quickest pace since April, from 51.1 in October
  • It follows rises in the official non-manufacturing PMI as well as both the official and private manufacturing purchasing managers’ indices
Topic |   China economy

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The Caixin/Markit services purchasing managers’ index (PMI) rose to 53.5 last month, the quickest pace since April, from 51.1 in October, which was its slowest expansion in eight months. Photo: Xinhua
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US President Donald Trump (right) met with Nato secretary general Jens Stoltenberg in London. Photo: AP

Donald Trump: ‘no deadline’ for trade war deal with China, may come after US election

  • US President Donald Trump, in London ahead of a meeting of Nato leaders, said it is up to him to decide whether to make a deal with China
  • He had already said that the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act, which he signed last week, may hamper his chances of securing a trade deal with China
Topic |   Donald Trump

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US President Donald Trump (right) met with Nato secretary general Jens Stoltenberg in London. Photo: AP
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