The composite index of Leading Economic Indicators grew 0.5% in February following a revised 0.5% increase in January, first reported as a 0.2% gain, the Conference Board reported Thursday.

The coincident index grew 0.2% in February after a revised 1.0% drop in January, first reported as a 0.4% gain, while the lagging index rose 0.1% after a revised 1.6% rise in January, first reported as a 0.4% increase.

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