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BRUSSELS, Oct. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for France increased 0.6 percent in August to 116.3 (2004 = 100), following a 0.3 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, was unchanged in August, remaining at 104.0 (2004 = 100), following no change in July and a 0.1 percent decline in June.
The LEI for France has been on an upward trend since the beginning of the year, and as a result its six-month growth rate has improved. Meanwhile, the CEI has been flat over the past six months and its six-month growth rate has moved out of negative territory. Taken together, the recent behavior of the composite indexes suggests that the recovery in economic activity will continue in the near term.
About The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for France 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 seven components of The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for France include:
Yield Spread, 10 year minus Day-Day Loan Stock Price SBF 250 Index Building Permits, residential New Unemployment Claims Industrial New Orders Production Expectations Ratio Deflator of Manufacturing Value Added to Unit Labor Cost
About The Conference Board The Conference Board is an independent business membershipand research association working in the public interest. Our mission is unique: To provide the world's leading organizationswith the practical knowledge they need to improve their performance and better serve society. The Conference Board is a non-advocacy, not-for-profit entity holding 501 (c) (3) tax-exempt status in the United States. www.conference-board.org.