Australia – Jun Leading Indicator of Employment
13/06/2018 03:00 pm MYT
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The revised monthly leading indicator of employment remained stable for the third consecutive month in Jun. The contributions from the NBSC Purchasing Managers’ Index for Manufacturing Output in China and the Westpac-Melbourne Institute Leading Index of Economic Activity were offset by declines in the Westpac-Melbourne Institute Consumer Sentiment Index, US Yield Difference and the NAB Forward Orders Index.

On the other hand, the cyclical employment index continued its third month of decline. As the leading indicator leads cyclical employment by roughly one year, the growth rate of employment is likely to continue falling in the coming months before reversing - see figure 1.


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