JOHANNESBURG, Dec 18 (Reuters) - The South African Reserve
Bank's monthly leading business cycle indicator edged up 0.2
percent month-on-month in October, lifted by a rise in the
number of residential building plans passed and an increase in
average hours worked in the factory sector.
The indicator collates data such as vehicle sales, job
advertisements, business confidence and money supply to gauge
the economic outlook.
Indices: 2010 = 100 Oct Sept Aug
Leading Indicator 100.9 100.6 100.8
12-mth percentage change 0.1 0.5 1.1
Coincident Indicator -- 113.1 114.0
12-mth percentage change -- -0.1 1.0
Lagging Indicator -- 102.0 102.6
12-mth percentage change -- 2.0 3.5
(Reporting by Stella Mapenzauswa; Editing by Tosin Sulaiman)
Keywords: SAFRICA CBANK/INDICATOR
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