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Analysts at TD Securities note that the US manufacturing ISM index fell to 47.2 in December from 48.1 in November, below the 49.0 consensus.

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“The orders index fell to 46.8 from 47.2, with the export orders index down to 47.3 from 47.9. The downside surprise increases the importance of the non-manufacturing ISM report on Tuesday. More positively, but less important, construction spending rose 0.6% in November, above the 0.4% consensus.”