- The sample size for the survey had been increased to 3,000 firms from the previous 820 across 31 industries from Jan.1.
- The data underscores the economy is making only a mild recovery from its weakest year since 1999.
- Focus shifts to the HSBC Manufacturing PMI Final reading at 0145GMT.
- One minute after, AUD/USD moved lower by 19 pips from 1.0434 to 1.0415.
- WTI immediately moved lower by USD 0.03 from USD 97.62 to USD 97.59. 5 minutes later, it has continued to move lower to USD 97.46.
Print 01:00, 01 Feb 2013 - Asian News - Source: Newswires
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