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Analysts at Nomura expect a modest 0.3% m-o-m increase in ex-transportation durable goods orders of US in June.

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“The ISM new orders index edged down slightly but remained high at 63.5 in June. The industrial production report for June indicated healthy growth in ex-transportation durable goods output. These data appear consistent with the solid momentum in the industrial sector and a pickup in business equipment investment in Q2.”

“Among transportation equipment, orders for motor vehicle and parts likely rose sharply. The industrial production report indicated that truck assemblies picked up in June following significant disruptions in May.”

“Further, civilian aircraft orders likely boosted transportation orders considering industry data. Altogether, we expect a 3.0% m-o-m increase in total durable goods orders in June.”