The composite index of leading economic indicators rose 0.7% in February following a revised 0.2% gain in January originally reported as a 0.4% increase, the Conference Board reported Thursday.

The coincident index grew 0.2% in February after an unrevised 0.2% gain in January, while the lagging index rose 0.2% after a revised 0.5% increase in January, originally reported as a 0.4% increase.

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