What economic data to trade on Thursday: Chinese PMI

Fears of a Chinese slowdown have hit global markets over recent weeks, and on Thursday we get more insight into the health of the second largest economy when the latest manufacturing PMI is released.

IG analyst David Madden looks at the potential impact on copper and AUD/USD and we also get the latest UK & US manufacturing numbers.  Ahead of Friday’s non-farm payrolls, on Thursday US jobless claims are released, which has remained under 300,000 for more than six months.

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