German Manufacturing Orders Rose in September

By Todd Buell Features Dow Jones Newswires

German manufacturing orders surprisingly rose in September, data from the country's economics ministry indicated Monday.

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Incoming orders grew by 1.0% on the month in adjusted terms in September, beating analysts' expectations in a Wall Street Journal poll last week of a 1.3% decline. Orders in August were also revised upward to show growth of 4.1% after an originally-reported 3.6% rise.

In September, foreign orders rose 1.7% while domestic orders dipped 0.1%. Foreign orders from within the eurozone grew by 6.3%, the data showed.

Write to Todd Buell at todd.buell@wsj.com

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November 06, 2017 02:15 ET (07:15 GMT)