The U.S. import price index was up 1.8% in April, according to data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics yesterday.

IFR Markets had predicted a 1.7% increase for the imports index. The 1.8% increase in the index followed a revised 2.9% increase in import prices in March, originally reported as a 2.8% increase.

Subscribe Now

Independent and authoritative analysis and perspective for the bond buying industry.

14-Day Free Trial

No credit card required. Complete access to articles, breaking news and industry data.