What’s in Today’s Report:
- The Aussie-Yen Points to Further Growth Fears
S&P futures are tracking international shares lower to start the year this morning as another set of soft economic data stoked fears of slowing global growth.
The Chinese Caixin Manufacturing PMI Index fell 0.5% to 49.7 in December suggesting the world’s second largest economy is slipping into contraction.
Meanwhile, the Eurozone PMI Manufacturing Index met expectations but dipped to a near two year low of 51.4.
In the U.S. today, there is one economic report to watch: PMI Manufacturing Index (E: 53.9) and there are no Fed officials scheduled to speak.