Service Sector Grew In February : The Two-Way The service sector grew for the second straight month, the Institute for Supply Management says.
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Service Sector Grew In February

There was growth in the economy's service sector last month — the second straight increase — according to the Institute for Supply Management.

Its "non-manufacturing index" ticked up 2.5 percentage points in February from January, to a reading of 53%. According to the institute, among the reasons for the rise were increases in orders and employment.