(Corrects to show PMI readings measure month-on-month, not year-on-year, changes)
* Says industrial customers spooked by Ukraine-Russia crisis
HONG KONG, Sept 2 - Hong Kong shares finished flat for a third session on Tuesday, but recovered from session lows after major indexes in China's market reached fresh highs this year.
SYDNEY, Sept 2 - Australia's upper house Senate voted on Tuesday to scrap a tax on mining industry super profits, a major victory for conservative Prime Minister Tony Abbott that has fuelled accusations that he is in the pocket of global mining giants.
ISTANBUL, Sept 2 - Turkey's biggest glassmaker Sisecam said on Tuesday its Pasabahce unit, which makes tableware and home furnishings, has ended talks to acquire shares in Arc International, a French household goods maker.
MUMBAI - The BSE Sensex on Tuesday breached the psychologically key level of 27,000 points for the first time to hit its third consecutive record high as blue-chips such as HDFC Bank gained after recent data raises hopes about the economy.