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Services Pulse

December 2019

Key Points

  • Services Pulse up in December
  • Firms more optimistic about near-term expectations for business activity
  • And hiring

Services Pulse

December 2019

Services Pulse

December 2019

87.5

+4.5 on previous index reading

Services Pulse

December 2019

Demand / Turnover

Past 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 29%
55%
17%

Balance +12%

(+1 on previous reading)

Services Pulse

December 2019

Demand / Turnover

Next 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 32%
55%
13%

Balance +18%

(+4 on previous reading)

Services Pulse

December 2019

Jobs

Past 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 10%
82%
7%

Balance +3%

(+4 on previous reading)

Services Pulse

December 2019

Jobs

Next 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 11%
85%
4%

Balance +8%

(+3 on previous reading)

Services Pulse

December 2019

Input Costs Excluding Labour

Past 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 40%
58%
2%

Balance +38%

(+5 on previous reading)

Services Pulse

December 2019

Selling Prices

Next 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 23%
74%
3%

Balance +20%

(+5 on previous reading)