20081117 MCI Biweekly Update

From November 3, 2008 to November 14, 2008, the MCI index plummeted from 4480.3 to 3957.0, down by 523.3 points. During the past two weeks, the MCI index has broken past the mark of 4000 points, and reached to a new historical low point of 3957.0. Recently, the weaker-than-expected end market demand was seriously impacted by the sluggish global economic, and the depression makes industry participants more conservative on the short-term market outlook.