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index of leading economic indicators

noun [C]
 
 
( also composite index of leading economic indicators)
ECONOMICS in the US, a combined set of measurements that are used to judge the probable future state of the economy. Data from ten different areas of the economy is examined: The Index of Leading Economic Indicators points to moderately improving economic conditions.
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