Readings above 50 indicate expansion in the purchasing managers index.
"Combined with disappointing growth in the manufacturing and construction sectors, the meagre service sector expansion recorded in December is indicative of the economy growing by just 0.1%.in the closing quarter of 2018", Mr Williamson said. After a slight rebound in November, new order growth moderated in December.
Brexit uncertainty helped drag the United Kingdom economy to a near standstill at the end of 2018, with subdued growth conditions persisting across the British services sector, according to a recent IHS Markit survey.
The slowdown, the index said, reflected "softer rises" in commercial and housing activity in December, with commercial building the worst performing category.
"The eurozone economy moved down another gear", Williamson said.
The pound fell by almost two cents to less than $1.26 against the dollar as experts said the latest figures suggested a bumpy ride ahead for manufacturers. China's manufacturing sector contracted for the first time in 19 months.
The headline IHS Markit/CIPS UK services PMI rose slightly more than forecast by economists polled by Reuters, to 51.2 in December.
A Markit survey of American manufacturers also showed the slowest growth in December in 15 months, reflecting a dip in confidence among executives about how their businesses will perform in the new year.
The BoE figures showed the annual growth rate in unsecured consumer lending had slowed to 7.1 percent in November from 7.4 percent in October, the smallest increase since March 2015. Input buying volumes increased as companies put plans in place to reduce potential supply-chain disruption, with input inventories rising at the fourth-highest rate in the report's 27-year history.
The services industry plays a vital role in driving economic growth in the United Kingdom, but the sector has shown 'worrying signs of having lost steam amid intensifying Brexit anxiety, ' Chief Business Economist at IHS Markit Chris Williamson said. December rounded off a positive year for Vietnamese manufacturers, with the average PMI reaching its highest level for any calendar year since the survey began in 2011.
The BC Assessment website has undergone some renovations so property owners have better tools for searching property information. Property owners who can appeal their assessments by January 31 and those appeals are heard between February 1 and March 15.
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He was the primary closer for the White Sox for two and a half seasons and also served in that role for the Yankees in 2014. The Phillies have been active this off-season, acquiring shortstop Jean Segura and signing outfielder Andrew McCutchen.
R Kelly and Sparkle released a song together in 1998 entitled Be Careful, while the pair were romantically involved as a couple. Blige, I asked Lil Kim, Erykah Badu , Dave Chappelle ..." But those are just the most recent charges.
Pelosi and other party leaders have tried to tamp down impeachment talk, preferring to instead keep their powder dry. Trump's overall approval rating among Americans averaged 39 percent in December, according to Gallup.
But they reject pressure to scrap technology initiatives they see as a path to prosperity and global influence. Growth is expected by the government to have eased to around 6.5% in 2018, down from 6.9% in 2017.
The White House and a spokesperson for the vice president did not respond to requests for comment from the Post . They also come days after the President issued an executive order freezing federal workers' pay for 2019.
Both Defoe and Davis will be present as Gerrard takes his squad to Tenerife for warm-weather training over the winter break. Dundee midfielder Glen Kamara also signed a pre-contract and he too will move in the summer on a four-year deal.
Five teenage girls have been killed and a man injured after fire broke out during an escape room birthday party game in Poland . Koszalin Mayor Piotr Jedlinski said in a statement the city would enter a day of mourning, on Sunday, for the loss of the girls.
Osaka next plays Lesia Tsurenko and, with defending champion Elina Svitolina ousted on Wednesday, is now the firm title favourite. Federer trailed 4-1 in the first tiebreaker before reeling off consecutive forehand winners to claw back into it.
Lakers fans boo George during player intros
George may have grown up in LA, but he sure doesn't appear to be viewed highly by Lakers fans - at least not at the present time. Despite putting up a valiant effort for the fourth-straight game, the Lakers fall to 1-3 without James.
Ukraine: new Orthodox church gains independence from Moscow
It had been "signed in violation of the canons and therefore not possessing any canonical force", Legoida added in a statement. Poroshenko said he regarded gaining autocephaly as an important step in "Ukraine's decolonization from Russian Federation ".
Oil price rises as Saudi Arabia cuts output
On London-based ICE Futures, the price of Brent crude oil to be delivered in March advanced by $0.93, to $55.08 a barrel. Vessels last month carried about 534,000 bpd from Saudi Arabia to the United States, down from 632,000 bpd in November.
IL is among top states for outbound moves
Of the new residents, 34.38 percent said they moved due to their job and another 31.25 percent said they planned to retire there. Oregon, which had 3,346 total moves, experienced the second highest percentage nationally, with 63.8 percent inbound moves.
Why Rory McIlroy will play more in the USA in 2019
The TOUR's winners-only event in Maui welcomes only those players who have notched victories during the 2018 calendar year. I'm not putting anyone down in Europe, but the depths of the field and everything is just that bit better over here.
6 dead in fiery crash on I-75 north of Gainesville
The truck drivers were 49-year-old Douglas Bolkema of Albuquerque, New Mexico, and 59-year-old Steve Holland of West Palm Beach. Roberts said FDOT investigators will be looking into the crash in an attempt to prevent future incidents.
Qualcomm posts bonds to stop iPhone sales in Germany
Apple announced in December that it is only in the 15 German Apple Stores , the iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 is no longer sold. In a statement , Qualcomm said that the ban extends to third-party resellers, despite Apple's claims to the contrary.
Bluefin goes for $3 million at 1st 2019 sale at Tokyo market
The enormous 278-kilogramme (612-pound) fish, which is considered an endangered species, fetched whopping 333.6 million yen. Tsukiji is scheduled to be redeveloped, though for now it's being turned into a parking lot for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.