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Housing and stocks lead composite gain


April 19, 2011
By StatsCan

c110419aApril 19, 2011 – The composite leading index rose 0.8 percent in March, after a 1.1 percent gain in
February. Among the 10 components, eight advanced in March, one less than in
February.

April 19, 2011 – The composite leading index rose 0.8 percent in March, after a 1.1 percent gain in
February. Among the 10 components, eight advanced in March, one less than in
February.

The stock market and the housing index posted the largest gains, with
increases of 2.2 percent and 2 percent respectively. Furniture and appliance sales
increased 0.6 percent, while sales of other durable goods rose 0.3 percent.

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 A bumpy ride.


 

 

The ratio of manufacturing shipments to inventories rose for the
second straight month, as shipments turned up while stocks fell. The
average workweek at factories rose for the third month in a row. New
orders for durable goods fell 0.6 percent, after a rebound in February.


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