The outcome matches expectations among forecasters surveyed by The Wall Street Journal. "This represents continued growth at a slightly slower rate in the non-manufacturing sector," the report said. "Fourteen non-manufacturing industries reported growth in June.
The ISM's non-manufacturing purchasing managers' index edged down to 56. 0 in June from 56. 3 in May, which was the highest reading since August 2013.
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