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HEADS UP: The world's major economies are publishing their October manufacturing PMI reports, and this is our scorecard.

This should be an interesting one because the U.S. — the world's largest economy — spent most of the month with its government shut down as Congress struggled to cobble together a budget deal.

Congress eventually cobbled together a deal, but the fiscal uncertainties linger.

" [T]he most likely outcome in both the US and euro area is that policymakers will do enough to avert a crisis, even if this involves further 'kicking the can down the road,' " said Citi's Willem Buiter.

However, the Chicago PMI report blew away expectations, surging to a two-year high of 65.9 in October from 55.7 in September. “The government might have shut down but Chicago area companies powered ahead in October as orders and production surged," said Philip Uglow of MNI Indicators.

Meanwhile in Asia, the sustainability of China's growth rates remain in doubt and liquidity concerns continue to linger in the emerging markets.

However, the official and unofficial Chinese manufacturing PMI's climbed, signaling an acceleration in growth.

Indeed, as you can see below, almost all of the Asian PMI reports showed significant improvement.

The PMI reports will continue to come out through November 4.

PMI

At the beginning of each month, Markit, HSBC, RBC, JP Morgan, and several other major data gathering institutions publish the latest local readings of the manufacturing purchasing managers index (PMI) for countries around the world. Read more about it at Markit.

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October 30 (All Times ET)

October 31, November 1

  • 6:30 p.m. Au stralia: AiG Manufacturing PMI53.2 , up from 51.7 in September
  • 8 p.m. South Korea:  HSBC Manufacturing PMI50.2 , up from 49.7
  • 9 p.m. China: NBS Manufacturing PMI51.4 , up from 51.1
  • 9:45 p.m. China: HSBC Manufacturing PMI50.9 , up from 50.2
  • 10 p.m. Taiwan: HSBC Manufacturing PMI53.0 , up from 52.0
  • 10 p.m. Vietnam: HSBC Manufacturing PMI51.5, unchanged
  • 11 p.m. Indonesia: HSBC Manufacturing PMI50.9 , up from 50.2
  • 1 a.m. India:  HSBC Manufacturing PMI
  • 1 a.m. Russia: HSBC Manufacturing PMI
  • 2 a.m. Ireland: Investec Manufacturing PMI   
  • 4 a.m. Turkey:  HSBC Manufacturing PMI
  • 4 a.m. Netherlands: NEVI Manufacturing PMI   
  • 5 a.m. Greece: Markit Manufacturing PMI
  • 5:30 a.m. U.K.: Markit / CIPS Manufacturing PMI
  • 8 a.m. Brazil: HSBC Manufacturing PMI
  • 9 a.m. U.S.: Markit Manufacturing PMI
  • 9:30 a.m. Canada: RBC Canadian Manufacturing PMI 
  • 10 a.m. U.S.: ISM Manufacturing
  • 10:30 a.m. Mexico:  HSBC Manufacturing PMI

November 4

  • 4 a.m. Poland: HSBC Manufacturing PMI   
  • 4:15 a.m. Spain: Markit Manufacturing PMI   
  • 4:45 a.m. Italy: Markit/ADACI Manufacturing PMI   
  • 4:50 a.m. France: Markit Manufacturing PMI
  • 4:55 a.m. Germany: Markit/BME Manufacturing PMI   
  • 5 a.m. Eurozone: Markit Manufacturing PMI   
  • 11 a.m. Global: JPMorgan Manufacturing PMI
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