A measure of future U.S. economic growth rose last week to its highest since April 2011, while the annualized growth rate also pulled a touch higher, a research group said on Friday.
The Economic Cycle Research Institute, a New York-based independent forecasting group, said its Weekly Leading Index inched up to 130.6 in the week ended April 19 from 130.5 the previous week. That was originally reported as 130.6.
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The index's annualized growth rate improved to 6.8 percent from 6.6 percent.
(Reporting by Leah Schnurr; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)