FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - Canadian Ivey purchasing managers' index has declined to 57.6 in April from 59 in March, according to the latest report by the Ivey School of Business.

The employment index has edged up to 54.3, the inventories index increased to 53.8, supplier deliveries edged down to 42.9 and prices rose to 80.7.

In April 2007, the Ivey PMI was 60.9, while in the same month in 2006, it was at a level of 55.7.