Morning Bid: China manufacturing PMI, Aussie GDP top data deluge


Key Topics in this News Article:

News Snapshot:

March 1 (Reuters) - A look at the day ahead in Asian markets from Jamie McGeever. A bumper data dump on Wednesday kicks off the new trading month in Asia, with China's manufacturing PMI report for February and fourth quarter Australian GDP among the most important releases for investors. Market sentiment going into these and a host of other numbers from across the continent is likely to be fairly neutral after Wall Street closed February with a lackluster performance on Tuesday. To recap, the S&P 500 closed February down 2.6% and the Nasdaq lost 1%, but that wasn't bad -...