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Services Pulse

Services Pulse

March 2020

Key Points

  • Services Pulse down in March
  • Firms downgrade near-term expectations for business activity
  • And hiring intentions

Services Pulse

March 2020

Services Pulse

March 2020

62.0

-25.8 on previous index reading

Services Pulse

March 2020

Demand / Turnover

Past 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 24%
52%
24%

Balance +1%

(-15 on previous reading)

Services Pulse

March 2020

Demand / Turnover

Next 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 24%
41%
36%

Balance -12%

(-50 on previous reading)

Services Pulse

March 2020

Jobs

Past 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 9%
85%
7%

Balance +2%

(+1 on previous reading)

Services Pulse

March 2020

Jobs

Next 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 12%
77%
11%

Balance +1%

(-15 on previous reading)

Services Pulse

March 2020

Input Costs Excluding Labour

Past 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 32%
65%
3%

Balance +30%

(-9 on previous reading)

Services Pulse

March 2020

Selling Prices

Next 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 15%
79%
6%

Balance +9%

(-11 on previous reading)