Activity in industry of the United States in January is stronger and grown better than a month earlier. This is reported by ISM.
The purchasing managers index for the US industry went into a position of 56.6 against a revised 54,3 a month earlier. Economists predicted in average a level of 54 for the index. The reading higher than 50 indicates growth.
The British market researcher Markit published its own index for the American industry. That recorded for January 54.9.