The region's manufacturing sector expanded at a slower pace in October, as the general business conditions index slipped to 19.8 from 22.3 in September, this month's Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia Report on Business indicates.

Economists surveyed by Thomson Reuters predicted a reading of 15.0 for the index.

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