The Chicago Fed National Activity Index for September climbed to zero from a revised negative 1.17 reading in August, while the three-month moving average (CFNAI-MA3) rose to negative 0.53 from a revised negative 0.37 in August, the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago reported Thursday.

In September 2011, the index was negative 0.17, while the CFNAI-MA3 was negative 0.08 in that month.

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