China weakens

The Caixin purchasing manager index for the manufacturing industries fell from August to September 2017 from 51.6 to 51.0, the weakest........

expansion in the manufacturing industries since June, with both production and incoming orders growing the least in the last three months and in addition to this exports slowed down as well.

Confidence in the economy declined from 52.4 to 51.6, an area in which the highest value was 59.2.