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ISM Manufacturing Index Improves in December

U.S. manufacturing activity increased in December, the Institute for Supply Management said Wednesday.

ISM’s monthly factory index rose to a reading of 50.7, from 49.5 in November, the group said. Figures lower than 50 indicate contraction.

The reading was lower than economists’ forecasts of a 50.5 reading, Bloomberg reported.

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