China's flash PMI ticks up from last month's final - HSBC flash at 47.8, from the 47.6 of a few...

|By:, SA News Editor

China's flash PMI ticks up from last month's final - HSBC flash at 47.8, from the 47.6 of a few weeks ago - but the overall month looks to be the 11th straight month of contraction in Chinese manufacturing. S&P 500 futures -0.1%; Chinese markets little changed, with Shanghai down 0.1%.