Growth hit nine-month high in October

Martyn Kendrick
Business activity in the North West grew at the fastest rate for nine months during October as firms experienced a rise in new orders, according to the latest Lloyds Bank Regional PMI report. The North West Business Activity PMI registered 57.9 in October, which was the second highest recorded out of all UK regions, and was up from September’s reading of 55.7. A reading above 50 shows growth in the total value of goods and services produced, whereas a reading below indicates decline. The North West’s growth in business ac... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...