Texas service sector activity picked up in November, according to business executives responding to the Texas Service Sector Outlook Survey, as the revenue index grew to 11.4 from 5.3.

The employment index dipped to 3.9 from 5.5, the part-time employment index grew to 4.4 from zero, the hours worked index narrowed to negative 1.6 from negative 2.3, the wages and benefits index rose to 13.5 from 8.7, the input prices index slid to 27.4 from 28.6, the selling prices index decreased to 7.2 from 7.4, the capital expenditures index climbed to 11.6 from 8.2, the general business activity index increased to 10.3 from 6.4.

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