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Global Economy Press Releases

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17 Jan. 2020 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Mexico Decreased

The Index decreased to 99.7

16 Jan. 2020 »
Global Consumer Confidence Unchanged

Lack of momentum suggests increasing concerns about the durability of global consumer spending in 2020

16 Jan. 2020 »
European Consumer Confidence Wavers Amid Increasing Economic, Political Uncertainties

Lack of momentum suggests increasing concerns about the durability of consumer spending in 2020

16 Jan. 2020 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Decreased

The Index fell to 111.1

16 Jan. 2020 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Brazil, Together with Fundação Getulio Vargas, Increased

The Index increased to 119.7

15 Jan. 2020 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the U.K. Decreased

The Index fell to 91.4

15 Jan. 2020 »
Online Labor Demand Rose in December

HWOL Index rose in December, following a small decline in November

14 Jan. 2020 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Spain Increased

The Index rose to 101.2

13 Jan. 2020 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Germany Increased

The Index rose to 97.3

13 Jan. 2020 »
The Conference Board Employment Trends Index™ (ETI) Declined in December

Moderate Employment Growth Still Expected in Early 2020

ECONOMIC INDICATORS

Leading Economic Index for:

  • Australia 0.2%
  • Brazil 1.0%
  • China 1.5%
  • Euro Area 0.3%
  • France 0.2%
  • Germany 0.4%
  • Global 0.1%
  • India 1.0%
  • Japan 0.2%
  • Korea 0.5%
  • Mexico 0.2%
  • Spain 0.3%
  • U.K. 0.2%
  • U.S. 0.0%
  • International Labor Comparisons:
  • Visit ILC website
  • Productivity:
  • Visit Total Economy Database™ website
  • Global Economic Outlook:
  • Visit Global Economic Outlook website
  • Despite gradual slowing of job growth, labor market will still feel tight in 2020

    The US economy added 145,000 jobs in December, and previous months were revised down slightly. The unemployment rate remained at 3.5 percent. This month’s job growth was in line with The Conference Board’s view that the labor market appears to be in a healthy state.

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