IHS Markit materials price index up 0.5% as technology leads

November 5, 2017

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The materials price index (MPI) from Global Insight by IHS Markit gained 0.5% over the past week, building on a 1.6% gain the previous week.
The main drivers last week were technology, with IHS’s computer chip-based DRAM sub-index climbing a significant 5.2%, while oil and lumber were up 1.3% and 1.8%, respectively.

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