A widely watched private survey of China's factory activity is expected to show further slowdown in the manufacturing sector's growth in September, as the country's trade dispute with the U.S. escalates.
The Caixin Purchasing Managers' Index for China's manufacturing sector is expected to come in at 50.5 points for September, according to estimates by Reuters. That's below August's 50.6 points and the lowest reading since June 2017.
A reading above 50 indicates expansion, while a reading below that signals contraction. The Caixin PMI data is scheduled to be released on Sunday.