focus on Caixin PMI, dollar, US data

The Caixin China manufacturing PMI for August came in at a six-month high of 51.6, topping a Reuters analyst poll. The private survey had been expected to show a slight dip to 50.9 in August from 51.1 in July, according to a Reuters poll. The better than expected Caixin manufacturing PMI came a day after official numbers also came in […]

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Community of creatives come together for Factory Markets in Albany, Auckland

ANNA THOMPSON Last updated 13:20, September 1 2017 Anna Thompson People come to the Factory Markets in Albany, expecting to support small businesses. The Factory Markets have been a part of Albany’s industrial district for the past two years and are still growing strongly. Thirty-six stalls and nine food trucks came together for the market’s biggest turnout yet for its second […]

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Markets Live: ASX to tick higher

Markets climbed in the US and Europe overnight, the last day of August, with all eyes on today’s US jobs numbers. TD Securities on the pending US jobs report: “We expect August nonfarm payrolls to moderate to a 175k pace after registering a robust 209k gain in July, which left the six-month average little changed at 179,000.  “Overall, the combination […]

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Grain Markets End August With a Bang

TAGS: Marketing, Overseas December 18, 2014 Aug. 31 was a big day in the markets, says Chip Flory, host of Market Rally Radio. September corn prices ended the day just over 12 cents higher and September soybean prices shot up 13 cents. “We’ll have to prove [these prices] tomorrow,” Flory says. “What a difference of one trade can make,” notes […]

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After months of calm, a warning sign?

Marley Jay, The Associated Press Published 1:01 p.m. ET Aug. 31, 2017 CLOSE Fueled by chip stocks, the Nasdaq finished 1 percent higher, rising for the third straight day. Fred Katayama reports. Video provided by Reuters Newslook Specialist Ronnie Howard works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. After months of quiet but steady gains, […]

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