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Consumer sentiment continues to rebound in June

Shoppers at a Target store in Brooklyn, New York.
Brendan McDermid | Reuters
Shoppers at a Target store in Brooklyn, New York.

U.S. consumer sentiment continued to rebound in June, beating expectations, according to a report released on Friday. (Tweet this)

The Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan's final June reading on the index was 96.1. That beats the previous month's reading of 90.7 and Reuters' estimates for 94.6.

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"Consumers voiced in the first half of 2015 the largest and most sustained increase in economic optimism since 2004," said Surveys of Consumers Chief Economist Richard Curtin in a statement.

The report indicated that the data overall shows a growth in consumer spending of 3 percent in 2015. "Consumer spending will remain the driving force of economic growth in 2015," Curtin said.

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The gauge of current economic conditions rose to 108.9 from 100.8 in the previous month.

Consumer expectations index also rose to 87.8 from 84.2 in May.