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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...

2014-09-17 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,"...

2014-09-08 12:24:41

Strong Increases in Recent Months NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Employment Trends Index(TM) (ETI) increased in August. The index now stands at 121.29, up from 120.62 (an upward revision) in July. This represents a 6.4 percent gain in the ETI compared to a year ago. "The strong increase in the Employment Trends Index in recent months signals robust job growth through the fall," said Gad Levanon, Director of Macroeconomic Research at The Conference Board. "The...

2014-08-27 04:21:02

BRUSSELS, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index(® )(LEI) for the Euro Area increased 0.3 percent in July to 112.5 (2004=100), following a 0.1 percent decrease in June and a 0.4 percent increase in May. "The sharp slowdown in the six-month growth rate of the Leading Economic Index for the Euro Area points to more sluggish economic performance for the remainder of this year," says Bert Colijn, Senior Economist at The Conference Board. "Although the...


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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.