China Manufacturing Index Rises to 53.8 in September

Oct. 1 (Bloomberg) -- China’s manufacturing grew at a faster pace in September. A purchasing managers’ index rose to 53.8 from 51.7 in the previous month, China’s logistics federation said in an e-mail. The median forecast of 15 economists surveyed by Bloomberg News was 52.5. Readings above 50 indicate expansions.

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