Canada's Ivey PMI index unexpectedly fell in November

Thu Dec 6, 2012 10:11am EST
 

TORONTO (Reuters) - Purchasing activity in Canada unexpectedly fell in November, according to Ivey Purchasing Managers Index data released on Thursday, the latest report to suggest economic weakness has carried into the fourth quarter.

The seasonally adjusted index fell to 47.5 in November from 58.3 in October. Analysts polled by Reuters had expected an adjusted reading of 58.6.

(Reporting by Solarina Ho; Editing by Jeffrey Hodgson)