China’s manufacturing activity expands in March after a 5-month lull


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BEIJING (AP) — Manufacturing in China expanded in March after contracting for five consecutive months, according to an official survey of factory managers released Sunday, suggesting a rebound in industrial activities following the Lunar New Year holiday. Is Bitcoin a good speculative investment? CC Share Subtitles Off English view video Is Bitcoin a good speculative investment? The official purchasing managers index, or PMI, rose from 49.1 in February to 50.8 in March. The PMI is on a scale up to 100, where 50 marks the cutoff between expansion and contraction. Advertisement The monthly manufacturing PMI has mostly been under 50...