A little bit of surprise good news in China.
Chinese manufacturing may have grown a little bit in September, according to the Markit flash PMI report.
The index came in at 50.5, up from 50.2 in August. Anything above 50 indicates growth; so Chinese manufacturing is improving, but barely.
This chart shows how China has been right of the cusp of even of late.
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