The Chicago Purchasing Managers’ Business Barometer rose to an expansionary 50.8 in July from 49.6 in June, the National Association of Purchasing Management-Chicago said yesterday.

Economists polled by IFR Markets predicted a 49.0 reading for the indicator.

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