Philadelphia Fed April Index Rises to 13.2

April 2006
Bond Buyer;4/21/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32365, p2
Trade Publication
The article reports on the positive economic trend in Philadelphia. According to business outlook survey by the Federal Reserve Bank, it's diffusion index of the current manufacturing activity increased to 13.2 in April from 12.3 in March. The International Financial Review markets had predicted the index to rise to 15.0 for this month.


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