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Global Economy Press Releases

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12 Aug. 2020 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Spain Decreased

The index fell to 91.8

12 Aug. 2020 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Spain Decreased

The index fell to 90.1

12 Aug. 2020 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Brazil, together with Fundação Getulio Vargas, increased

The index increased to 111.5

11 Aug. 2020 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the U.K. Decreased

The index decreased to 76.3

11 Aug. 2020 »
Online Labor Demand Rises in July

The Conference Board®-Burning Glass® Help Wanted OnLine™ (HWOL) Index rose in July and now stands at 90.2 (July 2018=100), up from 89.2 in June. The Index rose 5.7 percent from May to June and is down 12.5 percent from a year ago.

10 Aug. 2020 »
The Conference Board Employment Trends Index™ (ETI) Increased in July

Employment growth likely to slow in the coming months

07 Aug. 2020 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Japan Decreased

The index fell to 83.7

07 Aug. 2020 »
July’s Jobs Report: The Reopening’s Last Gasp

Commentary on Today’s U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Situation Report By Gad Levanon, VP of The Conference Board Labor Markets Institute

06 Aug. 2020 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for South Korea increased

The index increased to 102.5

06 Aug. 2020 »
The Conference Board Appoints Dana Peterson as Chief Economist

The Conference Board has appointed Dana M. Peterson as Chief Economist, who will also lead the organization’s US Economy, Strategy & Finance Center. Effective September 14, she will succeed outgoing Chief Economist and US Center Leader Bart van Ark.

ECONOMIC INDICATORS

Leading Economic Index for:

  • Australia 0.4%
  • Brazil 1.9%
  • China 0.8%
  • Euro Area 0.6%
  • France 1.9%
  • Germany 1.6%
  • Global 2.4%
  • India 12.8%
  • Japan 0.5%
  • Korea 1.2%
  • Mexico 2.9%
  • Spain 1.7%
  • U.K. 2.4%
  • U.S. 2.0%
  • International Labor Comparisons:
  • Visit ILC website
  • Productivity:
  • Visit Total Economy Database™ website
  • Global Economic Outlook:
  • Visit Global Economic Outlook website
  • July’s Jobs Report: The Reopening’s Last Gasp

    In July, employment increased by 1.76 million, almost entirely from services industries impacted by social distancing. The unemployment rate dropped to 10.2 percent, though the true rate, after adjusting for the misclassification error, is 11.1 percent.

    Read the article