U.S. consumer sentiment fell slightly in June to 84.1, a survey released on Friday showed, from the final reading of 84.5 in May.
The Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan's reading on overall consumer sentiment for June rose by 1.4 points from June's preliminary reading. The figure is also higher than the 83 expected by economists polled by Briefing.com.
The survey of about 500 consumers is a leading indicator of consumer spending and measures overall economic activity.
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