The Chicago Fed National Activity Index (CFNAI) is a monthly index designed to gauge overall economic activity and related inflationary pressure. The CFNAI is released at 8:30 a.m. ET on scheduled days, normally toward the end of each calendar month.
Index Suggests Economic Growth Declined in October
The Chicago Fed National Activity Index (CFNAI) was –0.49 in October, down from –0.02 in September.
|Current CFNAI Release||November 21, 2023|
|CFNAI Indexes||Data file||XLSX|
|Indicators List||Indicators used to construct the CFNAI|
|Technical Report||Report describing changes to the CFNAI as of January 2023|
|Background Slides||A brief introduction to the CFNAI|
|Background Information||Detailed background on the CFNAI|
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