Inflation up on sharp increase in food prices

ISLAMABAD: Inflation measured through Sensitive Price Index (SPI) posted an increase of 1.23 per cent for the week ended on Oct 28 driven by a sharp rise in the prices of essential food items, data released by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) showed on Friday. This is the fourth consecutive week that witnessed an upward increase. In Septem­ber, the highest jump of 1.3pc in … Continue reading Inflation up on sharp increase in food prices