Composite LEI Falls 0.1% in March

April 2006
Bond Buyer;4/20/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32364, p2
Trade Publication
The article reports on the 0.1 percent decrease in the composite index of leading economic indicators (LEI) in the U.S. in March 2006. Economists surveyed by IFR Markets had predicted that LEI would show a gain of 0.1 percent in March. The leading index stands at 134.8 with 1996 equaling 100. In the six months through March 2006, the leading index has risen by 1.9 percent.


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