Strong LEI performance continues, reports BVR’s EOU

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September 1, 2021

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In June 2021, the U.S. Leading Economic Index (LEI) rose 0.7%, to 115.1 points, reports the Economic Outlook Update (EOU) for the second quarter of 2021, published by Business Valuation Resources (BVR). The report notes that, following the rise, the U.S. LEI broke its previous record high reached in May 2021 and has fully recovered and passed its peak from before its contraction caused by the coronavirus outbreak. The Conference Board now forecasts real GDP growth in the second quarter could reach 6.6% for 2021 and 3.8% for 2022.

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