Leading economic index rises 0.3 percent in June

The board said its Leading Economic Index increased 0.3 percent to 115.3 after a 0.8 percent increase in May to a record 114.7, which was revised upward to 114.9.

Economists polled by Reuters had expected the index to rise 0.2 percent.

(Reporting by Margaret Chadbourn; Editing by James Dalgleish)