Texas service sector activity expanded faster in May, according to business executives responding to the Texas Service Sector Outlook Survey, as the revenue index rose to 11.8 from 6.1.

The employment index slipped to 6.8 from 9.2, the part-time employment index climbed to 4.0 from 1.4, the hours worked index decreased to 4.5 from 7.1, the wages and benefits index slid to 14.1 from 15.7, the input prices index dipped to 23.4 from 26.0, the selling prices index fell to 3.8 from 6.4, the capital expenditures index rose to 9.1 from 7.5, the general business activity index crept to 3.8 from 3.7.

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