Industrials Up After Regional Manufacturing Report -- Industrials Roundup

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Shares of manufacturing and transportation companies ticked up after a strong regional report and amid anticipation of a tax cut in the U.S.

The composite index of the Kansas City Federal Reserve's manufacturing survey for the month of October rose to 23, the highest reading since 2011.

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General Electric is looking to exit the railroad business, one of its oldest, as part of Chief Executive John Flannery's efforts to retire $20 billion of the conglomerate's assets.

-Rob Curran, rob.curran@dowjones.com

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October 26, 2017 17:07 ET (21:07 GMT)