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The index stayed above the 50 threshold that separates contraction from expansion for the 32nd straight month.
The rebound in stock prices also prompted U.S. bond yields to step up from their recent lows, with the 10-year yield off its 21-month low hit earlier in the week.
CDP analyzed survey data from 215 of the largest companies, ranging from Apple and Microsoft to Unilever, UBS, Nestle, China Mobile, Infosys, Sony and BHP.
Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google will be under investigation as US government wants to know whether these companies misuse their massive market power.
Trump says he will apply tariffs of 5% on all Mexican goods on June 10, and increase the rate in coming months to 25% if Mexico does not substantially halt illegal immigration.
GLP scaled up its U.S. business over the past four years to make it the second-largest in the sector after Prologis Inc.
The International Air Transport Association, which represents about 290 carriers or more than 80 percent of global air traffic.
U.S. President Donald Trump imposed the tariff increase on a$200 billion list of Chinese goods on May 10.
U.S. Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan did not specifically name China when making accusations of "actors" destabilising the region.
U.S. law requires the administration to wait 60 days after it notifies Congress of the move before it formally ends India's participation in the programme.
Sustenir Agriculture is one of more than 30 vertical farms in Singapore, which has seen a doubling in so-called sky farms in three years.
European stock futures were higher in early trade, trimming some losses after falling sharply the previous day.
In an indication U.S. markets will fall again on Wednesday, E-Minis for the S&P 500 were 0.4% lower.
HSBC's retail banking and wealth management division serves clients with less than $5 million of investable assets.
However, he said the regulatory system in the United States and elsewhere was likely to emerge stronger as a result of the 737 MAX grounding experience.
Front-month Brent crude futures, the international benchmark for oil prices were firmer, at $68.73 per barrel, 4 cents above their last close.
Casting a shadow over many share markets were worries the China-U.S. trade conflict was turning into a technology cold war between the world's two largest economies.
With trade talks ongoing, Trump also got in a dig at Japan and said he wanted a deal to address the trade imbalance between the two countries.
A shortfall in supplies of natural gas has forced the South Asian country to burn oil, a costlier option, to generate electricity.
Robin Haynes Fisher, 44, died in the so-called "death zone" known for low levels of oxygen on the descent from the summit.