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U.S. Leading Economic Index Climbs 0.8% in September, More than Expected

Posted October 24, 2014

Under Economic Issues, International Trade Issues

(RTT News)

Suggesting moderate growth in the short-term, the Conference Board released a report on Thursday showing that its index of leading U.S. economic indicators rose by more than economists had anticipated in the month of September.

The Conference Board said its leading economic index climbed by 0.8% in September, while revised data showed that the index was unchanged in August.  Economists had been expecting the index to rise by 0.6% compared to the 0.2% uptick originally reported for the previous month. Read more here.