Purchasing Managers' Index

French economic activity outpaces that of Germany

International — Link

French business activity has grown since January faster than that in Germany for the first time since 2012, according to IHS Markit's latest Purchasing Managers’ Index, which showed an overall rise in economic activity in the 19-nation eurozone to be on track for a quarterly growth of 0.6 percent.  

French business output grows in March

France — Link

A preliminary estimate by Markit's Purchasing Managers' Index finds France's private sector has belied forecasts of continued contraction.