"That said, the overall performance of the service sector remained weaker than the long-run growth trend", Dodhia said.
However, the Nikkei Composite Output Index fell to 52.5 in January from 53 in December, reflecting the muted growth in manufacturing activities.
Monday's data completes a hat-trick of worse than forecast PMI surveys for the three major sectors of the British economy.
GETTYThe index from IHS Markit was expected to inch higher from 54.2 to 54.3, but instead dropped to 53.
Recent strong economic data boosted hopes that the Bank of England (BoE) would be pressured into raising interest rates again in the near-term, but this month's trio of below-forecast PMIs has derailed upbeat hopes for the United Kingdom economy and softened the chances of interest rate hikes this year.
The poor reading from the service sector follows equally disappointing results at the end of last week from the manufacturing and construction indices and suggests overall that the United Kingdom economy entered 2018 on a weak footing.
But Zhong Zhengsheng, director of macroeconomic analysis at CEBM Group, a subsidiary of Caixin Insight Group, suggested that downside risks remain due to signs of moderating demand for manufactured products and rising costs that weigh on service companies.
He added that the latest readings were consistent, on historical patterns, with GDP slowing to 0.3 per cent in the first quarter of 2018, down from the official estimate of 0.5 per cent growth in the final quarter of 2017.
Of the new work that businesses were able to attract in January, growth was chalked up to 'successful marketing campaigns, ' greater market shares and new services offerings.
He said: "The data should prompt investors to reassess their view that the chance of the Bank raising interest rates again as soon as May is as high as 50%". Business confidence rises to the levels of March 2017.
The Cavs announced he was dealing with a left shoulder issue before the game. "I just think our mindset needs to change". Trevor Ariza , the Rockets' starting small forward, and Eric Gordon , their sixth man, didn't even play due to injuries.
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But the radiofrequency radiation from a cellphone doesn't work that way - and today's results support that. On the other hand, the female rats were exposed to the same radiation but they did not develop any tumor.
Apple had a net margin of 21.13% and a return on equity of 37.84%. "The smartphone industry overall is maturing". Private Vista LLC acquired a new position in Apple in the second quarter valued at approximately $122,000.
The actress said the incident left her in a neck brace and put her professional relationship with Tarantino on shaky ground. Thurman says when she expressed fear about driving a possibly faulty auto in Tarantino's " Kill Bill: Vol. 1" he insisted.
Brunel could entrust the key position of fly-half to a 19-year-old in Matthieu Jalibert , having coached the teenager at Bordeaux. Davies is also an Olympics Sevens silver-medallist, so if these two are selected, there will be plenty of skills on show.
Old Kingdom style tomb for woman discovered in Egypt's Giza
Archaeologists discovered a 4,400-year-old burial-place or Tomb, close to the pyramids on the outskirts of Egypt's capital, Cairo. The first phase of Grand Egyptian Museum is expected to be opened later this year while the grand opening is planned for 2022.
Four people have been injured in a drive by shooting in Italy
Italian media reported that Traini ran as a candidate in local elections in Corridonia past year with the far-right Lega party. The suspect was identified as 28-year-old Luca Traini, according to multiple Italian media reports , citing police.