Kansas City Fed Manufacturing Index Beats Estimates

The results of the Kansas City Fed’s monthly manufacturing survey are out.

The headline index rose to 8, defying economists’ consensus estimate for a reading of 6, unchanged from last month.

NOW WATCH: Money & Markets videos

Want to read a more in-depth view on the trends influencing Australian business and the global economy? BI / Research is designed to help executives and industry leaders understand the major challenges and opportunities for industry, technology, strategy and the economy in the future. Sign up for free at research.businessinsider.com.au.