Eurozone PMI manufacturing index falls

(AGI) London, Oct 1 - The Markit PMI (Purchasing Managers'Index) for eurozone manufacturing dropped to a 14-month low of50.3 points in September from 50.7 points the month before. InItaly it rose to 50.7 points from 49.5, crossing the thresholdof 50 points, which separates economic expansion fromcontraction. In Germany it fell to 49.9 points from 51.4, whilein France it jumped to 48.8 points from 46.9. (AGI) . .

(AGI) London, Oct 1 - The Markit PMI (Purchasing Managers'Index) for eurozone manufacturing dropped to a 14-month low of50.3 points in September from 50.7 points the month before. InItaly it rose to 50.7 points from 49.5, crossing the thresholdof 50 points, which separates economic expansion fromcontraction. In Germany it fell to 49.9 points from 51.4, whilein France it jumped to 48.8 points from 46.9. (AGI) . .