The Economic Cycle Research Institute, a New
York-based independent forecasting group, said its Weekly
Leading Index increased to 132.9 in the week ended December 27
from 131.9 the previous week.
The index's annualized growth rate was 1.8 percent, the same as
a week earlier. The previous week's figure was originally
reported at 1.9 percent.
(Americas Economics and Markets
Desk; editing by James Dalgleish)
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