China Manufacturing PMIs On Tap For Thursday

China will on Thursday see August results for the official manufacturing and non-manufacturing PMIs, highlighting a busy day in Asia-Pacific economic activity.

The manufacturing PMI is expected to hold steady with a score of 49.9, while the non-manufacturing PMI is also see unchanged at 53.9.

China also will see the August results for the manufacturing PMI from Caixin, with forecasts suggesting a score of 50.1 - down from 50.6 in the previous month.

New Zealand will release Q2 numbers for terms of trade, with forecasts suggesting a decline of 1.5 percent on quarter following the 4.4 percent increase in the three months prior.

Australia will see August results for the Performance of Manufacturing Index from AiG; in July, the index score was 56.4.

Japan will provide Q2 numbers for capital spending/ In the first quarter, capex