WASHINGTON — The U.S. September retail sales report showed accelerated growth with an above-expectations gain of 1.1% and an upward revision to August sales.

September ex-autos was up 0.6%. The Market News International survey of media expectations for total sales was an increase of 0.8% and 0.4% for ex-autos.

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