Composite Leading Indicators continue to show signs of improvement in most OECD economies
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07/08/2009 - OECD composite leading indicators (CLIs) for June 2009 point to stronger signs of improvement in the economic outlook of OECD economies compared with last month’s release. This is typified by stronger recovery signals in Italy and France and clearer signals of troughs in Canada, Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States. In Japan tentative signs of improvement have also emerged. Troughs can also be observed in China and India, with tentative trough signals now appearing in Brazil and Russia.. etc.
The methodology used, starting from December 2008, to compile OECD CLIs and reference series trend is described in the document: "OECD system of Composite Leading Indicators". Up to December 2008, the methodology used by the OECD is described in "OECD Composite Leading indicators: a tool for short-term analysis".
The next publication of the OECD's CLI will be on 11 September 2009.
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