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US construction spending jumps to eight-year high

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - 05:50

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Construction spending in January increased 1.5 per cent to US$1.14 trillion, the highest level since October 2007, as both private and public outlays rose.

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US construction spending surged in January to the highest level since 2007, in the latest indication that the economy was regaining momentum after slowing in the fourth quarter.

Construction spending increased 1.5 per cent to US$1.14 trillion, the highest level since

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