Business & Finance: Prices

The publication of Dun's index numbers for June 1, 1925, revealed a slight average rise in commodity prices over the preceding month.

The average price index of the 300 commodities included rose from 160.0 on May 1 to 161.4 on June 1. Yet this was almost entirely due to the sharp advance in prices of breadstuffs from 176 to 188 over the same period. This was more than sufficient to offset declines in meats from 159 to 158, in clothing from 184 to 181, metals from 133 to 131. Meanwhile, dairy and garden products remained...

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