The composite index of Leading Economic Indicators soared 0.6% in April following a revised 0.2% decrease in March, first reported as a 0.1% dip, the Conference Board reported Friday.

The coincident index gained 0.1% in April after a revised 0.2% slip in March, first reported as a 0.1% fall, while the lagging index rose 0.1% after a revised 0.2% gain in March, first reported as a 0.3% increase.

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