ISLAMABAD: The Sensitive Price Indicator (SPI) for the week ended September 14, 2017 registered a decrease of 0.27% for the combined income group, going down from 222.71 points in the previous week to 222.11 in the week under review.

Compared to the corresponding week of previous year, the SPI for the combined income group rose 1.10%. The SPI for the lowest income group decreased 0.22% compared to the previous week. The index for the group stood at 213.01 points against 213.48 in the previous week, according to provisional figures released by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics. During the week, average prices of 14 items rose in a selected basket of goods, prices of 10 items fell and rates of remaining 29 goods recorded no change.