Flash Index makes first increase since COVID-19 triggered an economic downturn

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Flash Index makes first increase since COVID-19 triggered an economic downturn

The U of I Flash Index registered a modest gain in June to 93.1 from its 92.8 level in May. This is the first increase since the COVID-19-induced recession began in February of this year, but the index remains short of the 100-dividing line between growth and decline. The index is far below its pre-recession level of 105.7 in February. Read the Full Flash Index