FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - The Swiss composite Producer and import prices index has increased 2.4% on the year in September, while it decreased 0.3% on the month, according to data by the Swiss Statistic s Office.

These figures follow a 2.7% yearly rise on the previous month, and a 0.3% monthly rise in August. The figures came lower than expected as market analysts forecasted a 0.3% monthly rise and a 2.9% increase on the year.

Producer Prices have grown 2.5% on the year while they remained flat on the month, and Import Prices have grown 2.1% on the year and they have dropped 0.7% on the month.