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2014-10-22 04:21:52

NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Spain declined 0.2 percent in August to 107.4 (2004 = 100), following a 0.4 percent increase in July, and a 0.5 percent increase in June. At the same time, The Conference Board Coincident Economic Index® (CEI) for Spain, a measure of current economic activity, was unchanged in August, remaining at 95.1 (2004 = 100), following a 0.2 percent increase in July, and no change in June....

2014-10-21 00:21:09

MUMBAI, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index(®) (LEI) for India increased 0.9 percent in September to 183.5 (2004 = 100), following a 1.2 percent decline in August and a 0.5 percent increase in July. Seven of the eight components contributed positively to the index in September. "After a disappointing August, the Leading Economic Index for India rebounded in September, suggesting that momentum in the economy continues," said Jing Sima, Economist...

2014-10-20 12:27:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Mexico declined 0.2 percent in August to 125.4 (2004 = 100), following no change in July, and a 1.8 percent increase in June. At the same time, The Conference Board Coincident Economic Index® (CEI) for Mexico, a measure of current economic activity, increased 0.2 percent in August to 125.2 (2004 = 100), following a 0.2 percent increase in July, and a 0.4 percent increase in June. The...

2014-10-17 04:21:43

BRUSSELS, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for France was unchanged in August, remaining at 118.2 (2004 = 100), following a 0.5 percent increase in July, and a 0.1 percent decline in June. At the same time, The Conference Board Coincident Economic Index® (CEI) for France, a measure of current economic activity, increased 0.1 percent in August to 103.9 (2004 = 100), following no change in July, and a 0.2 percent increase in June....

2014-10-15 20:22:10

NEW YORK, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Korea increased 0.1 percent in August to 121.2 (2004 = 100), following a 1.1 percent decline in July, and a 0.2 percent increase in June. At the same time, The Conference Board Coincident Economic Index® (CEI) for Korea, a measure of current economic activity, increased 0.1 percent in August to 118.5 (2004 = 100), following a 0.5 percent increase in July, and a 0.4 percent increase in...

2014-10-15 04:21:46

BRUSSELS, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Germany declined 1.0 percent in August to 107.7 (2004 = 100), following a 0.5 percent decline in July, and a 0.4 percent decline in June. At the same time, The Conference Board Coincident Economic Index® (CEI) for Germany, a measure of current economic activity, decline 0.3 percent in August to 108.3 (2004 = 100), following a 0.2 percent increase in July, and a 0.1 percent increase in...

2014-10-10 04:20:53

NEW YORK, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.K. increased 0.4 percent in August to 112.5 (2004 = 100), following a 0.1 percent increase in July, and a 0.7 percent increase in June. At the same time, The Conference Board Coincident Economic Index® (CEI) for the U.K., a measure of current economic activity, increased 0.2 percent in August to 107.6 (2004 = 100), following a 0.1 percent increase in July, and a 0.1 percent...

2014-09-18 12:25:28

Poll First of Planned Monthly National Surveys Focused on Hispanic Opinions BOCA RATON, Fla., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The first survey conducted by Florida Atlantic University Business and Economics Polling Initiative (FAU BEPI) within the College of Business finds Hispanics are significantly less optimistic about the economy than the population as a whole. On the Index of Consumer Sentiment, an established measure of relative optimism, Hispanics surveyed in...

2014-09-17 04:21:02

BRUSSELS, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Spain increased 0.3 percent in July to 107.6 (2004 = 100), following a 0.6 percent increase in June, and a 0.4 percent increase in May. At the same time, The Conference Board Coincident Economic Index® (CEI) for Spain, a measure of current economic activity, increased 0.1 percent in July to 95.0 (2004 = 100), following no change in June, and a 0.3 percent increase in May. The LEI for...

2014-09-12 04:20:37

BRUSSELS, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index(®) (LEI) for the U.K. increased 0.1 percent in July, after a 0.6 percent increase in June and a 0.5 percent increase in May. Four of the seven components made positive contributions to the index this month. The index now stands at 111.8 (2004=100). "The Leading Economic Index for the U.K. increased only slightly in July amid weakening production expectations, consumer confidence, and stock markets,"...


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  • A unit of saved energy.
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