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Leading Economic Indicators

Country/Region Change Date
Australia -0.3% 15 Sep. 2020
Brazil +1.2% 15 Oct. 2020
China +1.2% 22 Sep. 2020
Euro Area -0.4% 19 Oct. 2020
France -0.3% 16 Oct. 2020
Germany +2.0% 09 Oct. 2020
Global +1.4% 30 Sep. 2020
India -2.1% 24 Sep. 2020
Japan +1.5% 08 Oct. 2020
Korea +0.7% 09 Oct. 2020
Mexico +0.9% 14 Oct. 2020
Spain +2.1% 13 Oct. 2020
U.K. +0.5% 15 Oct. 2020
U.S. +1.2% 18 Sep. 2020

 

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