Coincident indicators


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Coincident indicators

Economic indicators that give an indication of the current status of the economy.

Coincident Indicator

An economic indicator that provides information on the current state of the economy. That is, a coincident indicator does not show which way the economy is heading, but where it is at present. For example, coincident indicators move up when GDP is growing and down when GDP is shrinking. A common example is personal income. It is also called a concurrent indicator. See also: Leading indicator, Lagging indicator.
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Yet coincident indicators peak and bottom with cyclical turning points in the economy.
4) the construction of coincident indicators for the main economic variables, which give an idea of their latest trends.
Nine of the 10 component coincident indicators currently available were in the minus column for October, including capacity utilization and overtime working hours by manufacturers.
Nine of the 10 component coincident indicators available at present were in the minus column for September, including raw material consumption and capacity utilization by manufacturers.
The index of coincident indicators, such as industrial output, retail sales and new job offers, climbed to 105.9 from 105.1 in April, against the 2010 base of 100, the Cabinet Office said in a preliminary report.
The index of coincident indicators, such as industrial output, retail sales and new job offers, climbed to 105.9 in May from 105.1 the previous month for the sixth straight monthly rise, the Cabinet Office said in a preliminary report.
The index of coincident indicators, such as industrial output, retail sales and new job offers, climbed to 94.8 from 93.8 in March, against the 2005 base of 100, the Cabinet Office said in a preliminary report.
The index of coincident indicators, such as industrial output, retail sales and new job offers, climbed to 93.3 from 92.5 in February, against the 2005 base of 100, the Cabinet Office said in a preliminary report.
The index of coincident indicators, such as industrial output, retail sales and new job offers, climbed from 91.6 to 92.1 in January, against the 2005 base of 100, the Cabinet Office said in a preliminary report.
The composite index of coincident indicators measuring current economic conditions such as production, retail sales and new job offers dropped 0.3 point to 92.0 against the 2005 base of 100, the Cabinet Office said in a preliminary report.
The index of coincident indicators, such as industrial output, retail sales and new job offers, stood at 92.7, up 2.5 points from November, against the 2005 base of 100, the Cabinet Office said in a preliminary report.
The government left its assessment of the composite index of coincident indicators unchanged for the second straight month, saying it is "worsening." The result signals a "high possibility of economic recession," it said.