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price index

[′prīs ‚in‚deks]
(statistics)
A statistic used primarily in economics to indicate an average level of prices in a time series; combines several series of price data into one index.
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7%.HCP also compared July's 2019 consumer price index with that of 2018.
Pakistan Bureau of Statistics collects the retail prices and computes the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for a basket of 487 items collected from 40 cities and 76 markets.
The FAO dairy price index fell 2.9% from June, the second straight month of decline, and the index value was down almost 3% compared with the corresponding month last year.
''One of the main groups that led to the rise in the health price index during the fourth quarter of 2018 compared with the fourth quarter 2017 is the increase in prices of medical products and equipment by 4.7 per cent during the comparison period,'' SCAD noted.
According to QCB's updated data, the country's real estate price index in March 2018 increased to 252.08 points, showing a month-on-month increase of 2.38 points, or nearly 1%, compared to 249.70 points in February 2018.
The FAO Dairy Price Index rose 3.4 percent from March, reflecting robust demand for all milk products and apprehensions about export availabilities in New Zealand.
By contrast, the FAO Sugar Price Index jumped 4.5 per cent on the month, due mostly to a drop in exports from Brazil.
5,123 5.40% DAX (Germany) 12,313 7.20% FTSE 100 IU.K.) 7,323 2.50% Selected Interest Rates 3/31/2017 2/28/2017 15-Year Mortgage 3.39% 3.37% 30-Year Mortgage 4.41% 4.16% 5-Year Treasury Bond 1.93% 1.89% 10-Year Treasury Bond 2.40% 2.36% 30-Year Treasury Bond 3.02% 2.97% Most Prior Key Economic Statistics Recent Month National Producer Price Index -0.10% 0.30% Consumer Price Index -0.30% 0.10% Unemployment Rate 4.50% 4.70% ISM Manufacturing Index 57.20 57.70 ISM Services Index 55.20 57.60 Change in Non-Farm Payroll Emp.
The consumer price index has risen by 0.2% in November, compared with October, in view of the increase by 1.8% in prices of clothing and footwear -- by 1.9% in footwear, 1.9% in winter clothes and 0.8% in cloth.
A rise in the export price index brings positive effects on the profitability of domestic firms, while an increased import price index leads hikes in domestic prices.
Producer Price Index for locally consumed products (December 2015=100) reached 98.71 in April 2016, which indicates an increase by 0.51% compared to March 2016.
The Consumer Price Index (CPI), a product of the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), is perhaps the most widely used measure of inflation in the United States.