Definition: This entry furnishes the annual percent change in consumer prices compared with the previous year's consumer prices.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Inflation rate (consumer prices) map
Manitoba's inflation rate drops, still third highest in country
brandonsun.com - 5/23/2015 8:03:48 AM
WINNIPEG — Inflationary pressures are easing in Manitoba, according to new consumer price ... inflation rate dropped to 0.9 per cent in April from 1.2 per cent in March. Even at that low level, it was still the third highest annual rate in the country ...
These few steps by Modi govt will allow India to become one of the world's top 5 economies
Firstpost - 5/26/2015 7:17:18 AM
The Narendra Modi-led government inherited two main cyclical issues when it came to power in May 2014—sticky and high consumer price inflation and a plethora of stalled projects. Together, these two issues pushed down India’s growth rate to well below ...
Investors and consumers overestimated the inflation rate over the last decade
San Francisco Gate - 5/27/2015 1:11:03 AM
St. Louis Fed economist Kevin Kliesen compared two measures of consumer ... 5-year breakeven" rate. This measure is based on the difference between the yields of normal 5-year US treasuries and of inflation-protected treasuries. The price premium investors ...
Cheaper energy prices in April churn out weakest inflation rate since 2013
Newstalk 1010 - 5/22/2015 3:50:17 PM
OTTAWA - The weight of low energy prices slowed the country's annual ... Statistics Canada's latest consumer price index found that cheaper year-over-year energy prices were among the biggest factors behind the slower inflation rate, as prices rose in ...
US consumer prices rise slightly in April
MENAFN - 5/24/2015 6:51:02 AM
(MENAFN - The Journal Of Turkish Weekly) The head of the U.S. central bank said she expects the Federal Reserve to start raising the key interest rate "at some point ... a key measure of U.S. inflation showed consumer prices rose one-tenth of one percent ...
Kganyago’s Rate Resolve Seen Unmoved by South African Slowdown
Bloomberg - 5/27/2015 12:49:34 AM
Weak economic growth in South Africa and the highest unemployment rate in 11 years may not be enough to dent central bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago’s resolve to tackle accelerating inflation ... expectations for consumer-price growth, climbed 19 basis ...
Arvind Subramanian asks for interest rate cuts ahead of RBI monetary policy review; calls for a competitive rupee
Economic Times - 5/27/2015 2:58:25 AM
NEW DELHI: Chief Economic Advisor (CEA) Arvind Subramanian made a strong case for interest rate cuts a week before Reserve ... for cheaper financing to boost consumption. "CPI (consumer price index) inflation is down at about 5%, the latest reading ...
Low inflation gives India chance to cut rates, but window could close
Reuters - 5/26/2015 3:42:33 AM
"We are expecting a 25 basis point rate ... showed consumer inflation at a four-month low of 4.87 percent in April and industrial output at a five-month low. "All recent high frequency data point to a severe disinflationary trend in the country," said ...
Survey says: Home prices keep rising
The Miami Herald - 5/27/2015 12:28:06 AM
Translation: People aren’t earning much more, yet home prices are rising faster than the rate of inflation in much of the country. The top five states in annual appreciation during the first quarter on the FHFA index were Colorado, Nevada, Florida ...
INSIGHT: SA Inflation – Lower food inflation
FINWEEK - 5/25/2015 2:06:30 PM
South Africa’s annual headline consumer inflation at 4.0% in March from 3.9% in February was lower than the markets expectations. The lower rate relative to forecasts stemmed from lower-than-expected food prices ... after which a country is regarded ...
Are Economic Policies behind the Wavering of Inflation Rates?
Sudan Vision - 5/24/2015 3:55:04 PM
The reduction of fuel subsidies in 2013 was one of the factors that have increased the pressures of prices inflation , however ... benefited from the decline of oil rates like the rest of the importing countries, as world rates are declining by about ...
Grand Central: Fed Confronts an Economy Plagued by Mismeasurement
The Wall Street Journal - 5/27/2015 2:36:56 AM
Inflation statistics ... discouraging. The consumer price index, released by the Labor Department Friday, showed some signs of pickup. Meantime the jobless rate, at 5.4% in April, continues to fall and hiring continues. In a world where there is much ...
Inflation falls but pulses costlier by up to 64% in Modi's one year
Daily News and Analysis - 5/24/2015 3:37:46 AM
Urad prices have risen sharply by 64% to Rs 105/kg at present in Kolkata from Rs 64/kg in May 2014, while the rates stood ... has been the inflation control during the period. As per the latest government data, the overall consumer price inflation dropped ...
World optimistic about India, PM Modi says on govt's first anniversary
Times of India - 5/26/2015 8:57:31 AM
inflation is down, power generation has risen, poor are getting bank accounts...lot changed in 1 year http://t.co/rv4MkNMsIy — Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) May 26, 2015 "When our government was formed, the economy was in doldrums and prices were rising.
U.S. Home Prices Accelerate, San Francisco, Denver Lead the Way
worldpropertyjournal.com - 5/26/2015 9:40:28 AM
The average 12 month rise in inflation adjusted home prices since 1975 is about 1.0% per year compared to the current 4.1% pace, arguing for a bubble. However, the annual rate of increase ... Moreover, consumer debt levels seem to be manageable.