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).
People shop in Lille during France’s annual winter sales period. Photo: AFP, Philippe Huguen
Sharp divergence of retail sentiment across Europe
Retail PMI’s giving mixed signals as France and Germany show positive signs, but Italy disapoints.