*Markit says PMI points to Q3 GDP growth of 0.4 pct. LONDON, Sept 3- Euro zone business activity accelerated at its fastest pace in more than four years last month, according to surveys that highlighted an ongoing divergence between laggard France and the other big economies in the currency bloc. The data, which come as official numbers showed retail sales rose less...» Read More
TOKYO, March 24- Japanese manufacturing activity expanded in March at a much slower pace than the previous month as domestic orders contracted in a worrying sign that the recovering economy may be losing some momentum. The Markit/ JMMA flash Japan Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index fell to a seasonally adjusted 50.4 in March from a final 51.6 in February.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest data on manufacturing
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CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest numbers on manufacturing activity.
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CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest economic data on manufacturing.
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CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest manufacturing data.
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CNBC's Rick Santelli and Alyce Andres-Frantz, bureau chief of MNI Chicago, have the latest read on the economic health of the manufacturing sector.