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US business activity contraction slows in June as new business nears stabilization
June PMITM data signalled a notably softer rate of contraction in business activity across the U.S. service sector as many companies began to reopen following the easing of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) restrictions. The loosening of lockdown measures also led to the broad stabilization of new orders, while export sales rose for the first time so far in 2020. As a result, the rate of job shedding softened markedly as some firms highlighted the hiring of new employees to help fulfil new business inflows. Excess capacity also eased as backlogs fell only fractionally. Although business confidence was historically ... (full story)