Ekonomické zprávy

U.S. factory orders climb 1.4 per cent in February

The U.S. Commerce Department announced on Tuesday that the value of new factory orders climbed by 1.4 per cent m-o-m in February, following a downwardly revised 3.8 per cent m-o-m plunge (from -3.6 per cent m-o-m) in January. This marked the first rise in factory orders in three months.

Economists had forecast a gain of 1.0 per cent m-o-m for February.

According to the report, orders for durable goods jumped 1.3 per cent m-o-m in February, while orders for nondurable goods surged by 1.6 per cent m-o-m.

Total factory orders excluding transportation, a volatile part of the overall reading, soared by 1.1 per cent m-o-m (compared to an upwardly revised 0.6 per cent m-o-m decline (from -0.8 per cent m-o-m) in January), while orders for nondefense capital goods excluding aircraft, a measure of business spending plans, increased 0.7 per cent m-o-m (compared to a 0.3 per cent m-o-m fall in January and matching last month’s estimate of +0.7 per cent m-o-m).

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