China's purchasing managers index rose to 53.8 in September from 51.7 the previous month,...

|By:, SA News Editor

China's purchasing managers index rose to 53.8 in September from 51.7 the previous month, indicating an acceleration in the country's manufacturing activity. India's PMI eased to 55.1 from 57.2 but remained well above 50, the dividing line between expansion and contraction.