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  • 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'...

  • Chicago factory activity shows surprising weakness Wednesday, 30 Sep 2015 | 9:45 AM ET
    A worker at the Aluminum Case Company in Chicago.

    The Chicago Purchasing Managers Index showed unexpected weakness in September, with the gauge dropping below 50.

  • Chicago PMI (Sept.) 48.7 vs. 54.4 (August) Wednesday, 30 Sep 2015 | 9:45 AM ET
    Chicago PMI (Sept.) 48.7 vs. 54.4 (August)

    This is the weakest read since May, reports CNBC's Rick Santelli with the latest PMI number.

  • *Japan Tobacco dives as deal seen expensive- traders. TOKYO, Sept 30- Japan's Nikkei share average rebounded on Wednesday after tumbling in the previous day, with strength in exporters and financials offsetting weak industrial production and a sharp drop in Japan Tobacco. The Bank Of Japan's tankan survey and Chinese Purchasing Managers' Index are on Thursday,...

  • *China official PMI seen at 49.6 in Sept vs 49.7 in Aug. BEIJING, Sept 28- China's giant factory sector likely shrank for the second month in a row in September, a Reuters poll showed, a development that would add to fears of a sharper slowdown in the world's second-largest economy. "Conditions remain weak in China's economy but a sharper downturn would be unlikely...

  • *China factory activity sinks to 6-1/ 2- year low. Sept 23- The outlook for the global economy became bleaker on Wednesday as signs of a deeper manufacturing downturn in China emerged, coupled with slow growth in Europe and the United States. The preliminary Caixin/ Markit purchasing managers' index for China fell to 47.0, the worst since March 2009, missing...

  • *China factory PMI falls to 6-1/ 2- year low. LONDON, Sept 23- Brent crude oil rose towards $50 a barrel on Wednesday as a drawdown in U.S. crude oil stocks outweighed the negative impact of weak economic manufacturing data from China. The American Petroleum Institute said U.S. crude stockpiles fell 3.7 million barrels last week, with stocks at the Cushing, Oklahoma,...

  • *PMIs point to third-quarter growth of 0.4 pct- Markit. *Lower demand from Asia drags businesses. Markit's Composite Flash Purchasing Managers' Index, based on surveys of thousands of companies and considered a good guide to growth, came in at 53.9 in September, down from 54.3 last month.

  • LONDON, Sept 23- The Australian and New Zealand dollars sank on Wednesday after a business survey dealt another blow to investors' already fragile confidence in China, the chief driver of global sentiment in the past month. The euro was flat after French and German surveys of purchasing manager sentiment were respectively slightly better and slightly worse...

  • *China factory PMI falls to 6-1/ 2- year low. LONDON, Sept 23- Brent crude oil rose towards $50 a barrel on Wednesday as a drawdown in U.S. crude oil stocks outweighed the negative impact of weak economic manufacturing data from China. The American Petroleum Institute said U.S. crude stockpiles fell 3.7 million barrels last week, with stocks at the Cushing, Oklahoma,...

  • BEIJING, Sept 23- Flagging demand dragged China's giant factory sector into its sharpest contraction in 6-1/ 2 years in September, a private survey showed on Wednesday, triggering a flight to safety in Asian markets that analysts say could extend across the globe. The bleak data came after the U.S. central bank refrained from lifting interest rates for the first...

  • HONG KONG, Sept 23- Asian stocks looked set for their biggest single-day fall in a month on Wednesday after factory activity in China shrank more than expected, adding to fears of a weakening global economy and sending investors into safer assets such as government bonds. S&P mini futures fell 1 percent after the weak China report, pointing to a weaker opening on...

  • *China factory PMI falls to 6-1/ 2- year low. SINGAPORE, Sept 23- Oil prices dipped on Wednesday, reversing early gains, as weak economic data from China weighed on commodities and added to the woes of an oversupplied market that has seen prices more than halve since June 2014. But the rise did not last as more weak data from China and tumbling commodities like coal and...

  • *China Sept flash factory PMI hits 6-1/ 2- year low. SINGAPORE, Sept 23- The Australian dollar tumbled and the yen rose on Wednesday after a survey showed Chinese factory activity fell to a 6-1/ 2- year low, clouding the outlook for global growth. The Australian dollar, which is seen as a liquid proxy for China plays, fell 0.9 percent to $0.7026, pulling further away from a...

  • BEIJING, Sept 23- Activity in China's factory sector unexpectedly shrank to a 6-1/ 2 year low in September, a private survey showed, raising fears of a sharper slowdown in the world's second-largest economy that could spell more turmoil for financial markets. Global investors and policymakers are on edge over China after the U.S. central bank last week held off...

  • *Focus on China flash Caixin/Markit PMI. SINGAPORE, Sept 23- The dollar hit its highest in nearly three weeks versus a basket of currencies on Wednesday, while the yen held on to broad gains made overnight as persistent worries over a slowdown in China dampened risk sentiment. The euro eased 0.1 percent to $1.1110, having pulled back from a high of $1.1460 set last...

  • JPMorgan's Global All-Industry Output Index, produced with private data vendor Markit, held steady at July's 53.7 last month and has been above the 50 mark that divides growth from contraction since October 2012. Markit's global service sector purchasing managers index rose to 54.4 in August from 54.1 in July, though on Tuesday the world manufacturing PMI...

  • Pace of global business growth held steady in Aug -PMI Thursday, 3 Sep 2015 | 11:00 AM ET

    JPMorgan's Global All-Industry Output Index, produced with Markit, held steady at July's 53.7 last month. "Scratching beneath the headline numbers, however, reveals an ongoing disparity between the relatively strong performance of the developed nations whereas growth in the emerging markets is quite weak," said David Hensley, a director at JPMorgan.

  • *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...