A Cautious Look Ahead for 2H 2020 

IHS Markit has released its flash PMIs for August:Results vary by country, with USA, the eurozone, Germany and the UK showing large increases (chart 1)USA rose from 50.9 to 53.6 (chart 2), the eurozone from 47.4 to 51.8 (chart 3) and Germany from 51 to 53 (chart 4)France declined slightly (chart 5) and Japan remained in contraction (below 50) despite a higher PMI than July (chart 6)

Source: A Cautious Look Ahead for 2H 2020 | Weekly Global Update for August 26, 2020 | TTI, Inc.