The Purchasing Managers' Index matched August's level, which may indicate recent positive momentum can be sustained.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest read of the Chicago Purchasing Managers Index.
Activity at China's small and mid-sized firms expanded this month, according to a private survey of nationwide factories.
The prolonged workers' strike is the South Korean automaker's biggest one yet.
Orders for non-military goods other than aircraft rose for a third straight month in August, a positive signal for the business investment outlook.
Profits earned by China's industrial firms in August grew at the fastest pace in three years helped by rising sales, higher prices and lower costs.
Manufacturing activity fell more than expected in September, amid the weakest improvement in business conditions since June.
Class CNBC's Claudia Pensotti discusses Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's appearance at Milan Fashion Week.
IHS Markit says Apple's latest smartphone costs the tech giant an estimated $224.80 to make.
Takata will need to change its entire business structure, name and let someone else take over the airbag operation, says Kelley Blue Book's Karl Brauer.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest industrial production data.
Manufacturing in New York state remained weak in September, while a Philadelphia business gauge unexpectedly jumped.
The overall issue here is there is not enough demand, says Larry Bossidy, former Honeywell chairman & CEO, weighing in on what's prompting the decline in manufacturing.
Beijing faces serious economic and social challenges in creating jobs for its 270 million migrant workers, the SCMP reports.
China's industrial output grew the fastest in five months in August as demand for products rebounded thanks to higher government spending.
Sing Lun Holdings CEO Mark Lee tells CNBC about how a culture of innovation is important, even in the sportswear manufacturing business.
Sing Lun Holdings' Mark Lee tells CNBC how he took over the reins of his third-generation family business and the growing interest in fitness.
The death toll from a fire at a food and cigarette packaging factory in Bangladesh rose to 29 on Sunday as fire crews began digging through debris.
Japan's core machinery orders unexpectedly rose for a second straight month in July, easing some pessimism over capital expenditure.
When athletes appeared in slick athletic gear by brands like Under Armour and Puma during the Rio Olympics, Mark Lee had extra reason to cheer.