Activity in the US services sector has grown less strongly in January compared to the previous month. That made market researcher ISM known.
The purchasing managers’ index, the measure of activity, came to 56.7 versus a revised position of 58 in December. Economists generally took a level of 57.1.
The British research firm Markit came up with its own definitive figures about the American services sector. This index recorded a score of 54.2 against 54.4 in December.
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