German Factory Orders Rebound

Orders increased by 1.5 percent in November over October.

After falling for two consecutive months, orders into Germany’s factories got a shot in the arm in November.

The Federal Statistical Office in Germany said factory orders rose by 1.5 percent in November over October, on the heels of 0.7 percent and 3.0 percent declines in the previous two months.

Compared with November of 2005, orders increased by 6.1 percent, the government said.