US Services Sector Grows, Tops Estimates: ISM Index

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The U.S. services sector grew in February and topped Wall Street's estimates, the ISM non-manufacturing index showed on Tuesday.

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The index rose to 56.0 last month from 55.2 in January.

Economists polled by Reuters predicted ISM non-manufacturing activity fell slightly in February to 55.0. A reading above 50 indicates a sector expansion.