Producer Price Index (PPI)

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BBC News  Jul 3  Comment 
A court ruling could mean that consumers will be able to claim extra compensation for PPI.
Financial Times  Jul 2  Comment 
Lawyers fear court ruling could open way for thousands of compensation claims
Forex News  Jun 13  Comment 
The Swiss franc rose versus some of its most-traded counterparts, though not against the rather strong euro, even as the growth of the Producer Price Index trailed market expectations. The Federal Statistical Office reported that the PPI...
MarketWatch  Apr 19  Comment 
Complaints over payment protection insurance rose by 40% in the second half of last year to 1.55 million, the highest level in more than four years, the U.K.'s Financial Conduct Authority said Thursday. Financial institutions have paid £30...
BBC News  Apr 18  Comment 
The bank says it is setting aside another £350m after reporting a higher than expected number of claims.




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The Producer Price Index (PPI) measures prices at the producer level (the cost of raw materials to companies that produce goods). PPI is a family of indexes that measures the average change in selling prices received by domestic producers of goods and services over time. PPIs measure price change from the perspective of the seller. The PPI publication includes data on the month-over-month, quarter-over-quarter, and year-over-year changes in PPI, input prices and output prices. It sometimes excludes food and energy prices in its computation because prices of these goods are usually volatile.

The market is interested in 2 things contained in the PPI report: how fast the prices are rising and whether producers are passing along any price increases to the consumers. which ppi The PPI looks at three areas of production: industry-based, commodity-based, and stage-of-processing-based companies.

Also see the Consumer Price Index.

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