Initial Guidance | 1 September 2015

● Dallas Fed Index: General Business Activity Index tumbles in August
● Chicago PMI ticks down to 54.4 for Aug, but remains in solid growth territory
● Eurozone PMI: manufacturing activity steady at moderate growth level in August
● China PMI: factory output falls sharply in August
● Eurozone unemployment rate ticks down to 10.9% in August
● Germany’s jobless population falls more than expected in August
● IMF anticipates weaker-than-expected global growth due to China