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NEW YORK, Nov. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Spain increased 0.5 percent in September to 106.9 (2004 = 100), following a 0.2 percent increase in August, and a 0.5 percent increase in July.
At the same time, The Conference Board Coincident Economic Index® (CEI) for Spain, a measure of current economic activity, declined 0.3 percent in September to 92.8 (2004 = 100), following a 0.1 percent decline in August, and a 0.2 percent decline in July.
The LEI for Spain has been trending upward during the past twelve months, and as a result its six-month growth rate has improved. Meanwhile, the CEI for Spain has been on a downward trend for more than two years, but its six-month growth rate has become less negative than earlier this year. Taken together, the recent behavior of the composite indexes suggests that the current contraction in the economy should continue to ease and modest economic growth is possible going into 2014.
About The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Spain The composite economic indexes are the key elements in an analytic system designed to signal peaks and troughs in the business cycle. The leading and coincident economic indexes are essentially composite averages of several individual leading or coincident indicators. They are constructed to summarize and reveal common turning point patterns in economic data in a clearer and more convincing manner than any individual component – primarily because they smooth out some of the volatility of individual components.
The six components of The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Spain include:
Capital Equipment Component of Industrial Production Contribution to Euro M2 Stock Price Index Long term Government Bond Yield Order Books Survey Job Placings For more information including full press release and technical notes: http://www.conference-board.org/data/bcicountry.cfm?cid=9
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