U.S. PPI up

U.S. Wholesale inflation climbed 0.5% in September 2023, more than expected

Wholesale U.S. prices rose more than expected in September 2023, according to latest data released indicating that inflation remains a problem for the U.S. economy.

The producer price index (PPI), which measures costs for finished goods that producers pay, increased 0.5% for the month, higher than estimated for a 0.3% rise, the U.S. Labor Department reported Wednesday 11th October 2023.

Excluding food and energy, core PPI was up 0.3%, versus the forecast for 0.2%.

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