Source - SMW
Euro zone's final manufacturing purchasing managers' index (PMI) for August fell to 51.7, which was below views for 51.8 and a previous print of 51.8, data from Markit revealed.

Germany's final manufacturing PMI hit expectations at 53.6, unchanged from previously. France's final manufacturing PMI was at 48.3, versus the anticipated and previous print of 48.5.

Spain's manufacturing PMI printed at 51.0 for August, which was above the 50.8 expected and unchanged from previously. Italy's came in at 49.8, below the forecast 51.3 and from 51.2 previously.