German Manufacturing Orders Increased in October

By Emese Bartha Features Dow Jones Newswires

German manufacturing orders rose in October, data from the country's economics ministry showed Wednesday.

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In October incoming orders grew by 0.5% on month in adjusted terms, beating analysts' forecast of a 0.5% decline in The Wall Street Journal's poll last week.

September's reading was revised upward to show growth of 1.2% from 1.0% initially.

In October, foreign orders increased by 0.5% on month, while domestic orders grew by 0.4%, the ministry said.

Foreign orders from the eurozone declined by 1.2%, while orders from non-eurozone countries expanded by 1.6%, it added.

Write to Emese Bartha at emese.bartha@wsj.com

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(END) Dow Jones Newswires

December 06, 2017 02:14 ET (07:14 GMT)