China manufacturing index tumbles to more than six-year low
China manufacturing index tumbles to more than six-year low

A key indicator of China's manufacturing activity slumped to a 77-month low in August, an independent survey showed today, fuelling concerns of further deceleration in the world's second-largest economy.

Global economy: Second half of 2015 begins on shaky note
Global economy: Second half of 2015 begins on shaky note

The global economy started the second half of the year on shaky ground as business activity in the euro zone was weaker than expected and China`s vast factory sector appeared to be contracting at the fastest pace in 15 months in July.

China July factory activity falls to 15-month low
China July factory activity falls to 15-month low

China`s factory sector contracted by the most in 15 months in July as shrinking orders depressed output, a preliminary private survey showed on Friday, a worse-than-expected result that should reinforce bets the struggling Chinese economy will get more stimulus.

China factory sector dips to 11-month low, new orders shrink

The flash HSBC/Markit Purchasing Managers` Index (PMI) dipped to 49.2 in March, below the 50-point level that separates growth in activity from a contraction on a monthly basis.

China December factory sector contracts for first since in 7 months

A reading below 50 indicates contraction, while one above 50 points to expansion on a monthly basis.

China's PMI falls to 3-month low in August

China`s official manufacturing PMI for August, reported on Monday, was 51.1, compared with 51.2 in a Reuters poll and July`s 51.7.

China factory growth slows in November, weakens quarterly outlook

China`s top leadership unveiled the boldest set of economic and social reforms in nearly three decades following a four-day conclave that ended last week.