FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - Canadian Ivey PMI has increased to a reading of 57.1 in October from 56.0 in September, although the year on year index has decreased from 59.5 in October 2006 and 64.8 in October 2005, according to the monthly report by the Ivey School of Business.

The employment index has risen to 61.2 in October from 55.5 in September, inventories index, however, has decreased to 42.0 from 45.0 in September, and the prices index has decreased a whole point to 53.9 in October from 54.9 in September.