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  • *China factory PMI 48.3 vs Sept 47.2. BEIJING, Nov 2- China's factory activity fell for an eighth straight month in October but at a slower pace as export orders flickered into life, a private survey showed on Monday, pointing to continued sluggishness in the world's second-largest economy. But it remained well below the 50 mark, signifying a further contraction...

  • *China factory PMI 48.3 vs Sept 47.2. BEIJING, Nov 2- China's factory activity fell for an eighth straight month in October but at a slower pace as export orders showed some signs of life, a private survey showed on Monday, pointing to continued sluggishness in the world's second-largest economy. Taken together with official factory and services sector surveys...

  • BEIJING, Nov 1- Growth in China's services industry cooled in October, an official survey showed on Sunday, suggesting pressures on the world's second-largest economy may be mounting despite a raft of stimulus measures. The services sector has accounted for the bigger part of China's economic output for at least two years, with its share rising to 48.2 percent...

  • BEIJING, Nov 1- Activity in China's manufacturing sector unexpectedly shrank for a third straight month in October, an official survey showed on Sunday, fueling fears that the economy may be cooling further in the fourth quarter despite a raft of stimulus measures. The official Purchasing Managers' Index was at 49.8 in October, the same pace as in previous month...

  • Santelli: Breakaway 'rate' trade Friday, 30 Oct 2015 | 9:45 AM ET
    Santelli: Breakaway 'rate' trade

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest results from the Chicago PMI.

  • *Data due on Nov 1 at 0100 GMT. BEIJING, Oct 28- Activity in China's manufacturing sector likely picked up slightly in October but remained subdued, a Reuters poll showed, fuelling hopes that the world's second-largest economy may be bottoming out after a burst of stimulus measures. "Stimulus measures continued to gain traction in October, which would be conducive...

  • *PMI points to Q4 GDP growth of 0.4 pct- Markit. LONDON, Oct 23- Business activity picked up more than expected in the euro zone in October, buoyed by Germany and France, but with no sign of healthy price increases. Survey data released on Friday should be welcomed by the European Central Bank, coming more than six months after it embarked on a trillion-euro...

  • LONDON, Oct 6- Sterling slipped against the euro on Tuesday, weighed down by soft economic data that have pushed back market expectations of monetary tightening by the Bank of England towards the end of next year. A much weaker-than-expected reading of the services sector purchasing managers' index on Monday saw analysts cut forecasts for UK growth for the...

  • JPMorgan's Global All-Industry Output Index, produced with Markit, slumped to 52.8 in September from August's 53.9, its lowest level since December. "The latest PMI surveys point to a waning trend in global economic growth at the end of the third quarter, as rates of expansion softened in both the manufacturing and service sectors," said David Hensley, a director...

  • Markit says data point to Q3 GDP +0.5 pct qq, weaker Q4. Financial data company Markit said its monthly all-sector purchasing managers' index had fallen to its lowest since April 2013, suggesting the economy as a whole was now growing at a rate of just 0.3 percent, its weakest in nearly three years. But Markit said its figures suggested gross domestic product growth...

  • *Markit says PMI points to Q3 GDP growth of 0.4 pct. The data point to modest third-quarter growth of 0.4 percent, survey compiler Markit said, and are likely to largely disappoint policymakers, six months into the ECB's 60 billion euros a month quantitative easing programme. Britain's economy, which has been outpacing the euro zone's, is also losing steam, with...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 1- Global equities were little changed on Thursday after their worst quarter in four years but commodities eased from earlier highs, as investors continued to question the depths of China's slowdown and the timing of an interest rate hike from the U.S. The Purchasing Managers' Index data indicated China's manufacturing shrank again in September,...

  • How bad is China’s PMI data? Thursday, 1 Oct 2015 | 4:30 AM ET
    How bad is China’s PMI data?

    Gavin Parry, managing director at Parry International Trading Limited, explains why China’s PMI data should be seen as a “positive cannibalization” to its old world economy of manufacturing.

  • *Aussie edges up after China PMI; China markets closed. TOKYO, Oct 1- Asian stocks rose on Thursday, drawing strength from overnight gains in global equities markets following their weakest quarter in four years, and a China factory activity survey that came in slightly better than initially expected. The Australian dollar, used as a proxy of China- related trades,...

  • MELBOURNE, Oct 1- London copper climbed on Thursday as gauges of China's factory activity showed the country's economy deteriorating in September, sparking short-covering in holiday-thinned trade. China's factory activity fell to a more than 6- year low in September while growth in the once-resilient services sector came close to stalling, private...

  • Taiwan stocks up after Sept PMI rises from Aug Wednesday, 30 Sep 2015 | 10:30 PM ET

    Taipei, Oct 1- Taiwan stocks extended gains on Thursday after the Nikkei/Markit Taiwan Purchasing Managers' Index for September showed the rate of deterioration eased from the previous month. Sinopec Financial Holdings dropped 0.5 percent after Industrial and Commercial Bank of China scrapped a proposal to buy a $600 million stake in the Taiwanese bank.

  • BEIJING, Oct 1- Activity in China's vast manufacturing sector contracted for a second straight month in September, an official survey showed on Thursday, adding to signs of weakness in the world's second-largest economy which are shaking global markets. The official Purchasing Managers' Index inched up to 49.8 in September from the previous month's reading...

  • BEIJING, Oct 1- Growth in China's services industry steadied in September, an official survey showed on Thursday, helping offset persistent weakness in manufacturing which has been weighing heavily on the world's second-largest economy. China's economy is gradually slowing from a breakneck double-digit pace in past decades, as Beijing tries to reform its...

  • BEIJING, Oct 1- Activity in China's manufacturing sector contracted for a second straight month in September, an official survey showed on Thursday, adding to signs of weakness in the world's second-largest economy which are shaking global markets. Some China watchers believe current growth levels are already much weaker than official data suggest.

  • METALS-Copper steady amid China holiday; PMI data awaited Wednesday, 30 Sep 2015 | 9:11 PM ET

    MELBOURNE, Oct 1- London copper was steady on Thursday at the start of a week long holiday in China, with traders also sidelined ahead of key Chinese manufacturing data that is expected to show ongoing weakness in the world's biggest user of metals. *The Shanghai Futures Exchange was closed on Thursday for a week of national holidays. *Japanese big manufacturers'...