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Canada’s Ivey Index of Purchasing Managers Was 49.0 in June

July 06, 2012

Canada’s Ivey purchasing managers’ index was 49.0 in June, following a prior reading of 60.5 in May, according to a statement on the University of Western Ontario business school’s website.

Readings of more than 50 indicate purchasing by governments and companies advanced. Economists surveyed by Bloomberg News forecast a reading of 57.5, the median of 12 estimates.

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