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Stories with subject: Service sector performance
  • China factory index at 3-year low, services improve 
    Updated: Dec-01-15 6:46 am

    HONG KONG - Chinese manufacturing was at its weakest in more than three years in November despite stimulus measures to bolster the world's No. 2 economy while service industries improved, according to an official survey released Tuesday.

  • Private survey: Growth of US services sector surged in Oct. story has photos
    Updated: Nov-04-15 10:48 am

    WASHINGTON - U.S. services companies grew at an accelerated pace in October as business activity, new orders and employment all strengthened, suggesting that the economy is building momentum from consumer demand in the final months of 2015.