A quick look at the global performance of services PMI gauges released for November. Ireland top of the pops at 61.6. Australia the clear laggard at 43.8, fending off challenges from France and Russia. As for the global gauge, Markit has the balance at 53.5, down 0.1pt from October.
Disclaimer: Not all PMI surveys are the same. Some ask several questions, some just one. The chart is purely for illustrative purposes.