U.S. manufacturing data for December is due out this morning, with the ISM factory index...

|By:, SA News Editor

U.S. manufacturing data for December is due out this morning, with the ISM factory index expected to have risen to 53.4 from 52.7 in November, boosted by rising demand for autos, gains in holiday sales and lean inventories. The figures will follow improving PMI data from China, India, Germany and others.