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
B.C. still has country’s lowest inflation while prices surge across country
Business in Vancouver - 11/21/2014 4:55:48 PM
the sharp decline in energy costs will likely push the headline rate below 2%; however, excluding energy, inflation pressures are likely to continue to run at or above 2.0%.” Alberta saw the country’s biggest jump, with consumer prices growing 3.0%.
Core Canadian Inflation Up 2.3% in October
Wall Street Journal - 11/21/2014 5:17:17 PM
led by price increases for meat and utilities, pushing the annual core rate up at the fastest pace in nearly three years. The inflation report positions Canada as an outlier on the inflation front among major industrialized countries, and appears to ...
Canada inflation rises 2.4% on gas and clothes
Reading Eagle - 11/21/2014 2:32:38 PM
OTTAWA — Canada's inflation rate accelerated faster than economists predicted in October, led by gasoline and clothing and suggesting the economy may be running hotter than the central bank had thought. The consumer price ... showed the country's economy ...
Inflation hits 2.5% in October
Leader Post - 11/22/2014 4:51:38 AM
Saskatchewan posted an inflation rate of 2.5 per cent in October, third-highest among the provinces and ahead of the province's 2.2-per-cent increase in the consumer price index in September ... the highest in the country. Nationally, the annual inflation ...
Iceland lowers interest rates
IceNews - 11/21/2014 7:47:36 PM
Iceland’s inflation rate, which is measured by consumer price index increases ... when its banking system collapsed. Back then, the country had to increase its benchmark interest rate to 18 per cent when inflation hit a high of 18.9 per cent.
China unexpectedly cuts rates to support economy
The State South Carolina's Homepage - 11/21/2014 6:28:52 PM
And Japan’s government this week delayed a tax increase after the country ... to help consumer spending. In Europe, it is not only weak growth but also the low inflation rate that is worrying the ECB. Low inflation or an outright drop in prices can ...
Macro Horizons: China Rate Cut Makes Waves in Global Markets
The Wall Street Journal - 11/21/2014 9:20:40 PM
Macro Horizons covers the main macroeconomic and policy news events affecting foreign-exchange, fixed income and equity markets around the world ... rate by 0.25 percentage points to 2.75%. Falling inflation, a weakening economy and sliding house prices ...
Pricier bacon and butts help push Canada's annual inflation to 2.4 % last month
Winnipeg Free Press - 11/21/2014 8:01:55 PM
OTTAWA - The climbing costs of bacon, smokes and natural gas helped propel the country's annual inflation rate to the unexpected mark of ... The bank predicted both the core and headline consumer price index to stay near the two per cent zone for a ...
Canada Dollar Rises to November High as Inflation Tops Forecasts
Bloomberg - 11/21/2014 1:35:22 PM
The MSCI All-Country World Index (SPX ... to 2.01 percent. The price of the 2.5 percent debt maturing in June 2024 was C$104.27. The five-year security yielded 1.51 percent. The loonie extended gains as core inflation rate, which excludes eight volatile ...
Canada’s inflation rate climbed to 2.4 per cent in October
Cambridge Times - 11/18/2014 11:54:32 PM
OTTAWA — The country's annual inflation rate climbed higher than economists' expectations ... The federal agency says the consumer price index climbed as prices rose in all of the categories it tracks in the 12 months leading up to October, with both ...
Saskatchewan inflation hits 2.5% in October
StarPhoenix - 11/22/2014 8:19:13 AM
Saskatchewan posted an inflation rate of 2.5 per cent in October, third-highest among the provinces and ahead of the province's 2.2 per cent increase in the consumer price index in September ... the highest in the country. Nationally, the annual inflation ...
Convincing India of inflation risks is next Rajan fight
Gulf News - 11/21/2014 11:40:50 AM
After zeroing in on inflation since taking over ... who predicts Rajan will keep rates unchanged until the end of 2015. “Which one is true, we will know in the next 12 months.” Consumer prices rose 5.52 per cent in October from a year earlier, the ...
Pricier bacon and smokes help push Canada’s annual inflation to 2.4 % in October
Canada - 11/21/2014 7:23:08 AM
OTTAWA — The climbing costs of bacon, smokes and natural gas helped propel the country’s annual inflation rate to the unexpected mark of ... The bank predicted both the core and headline consumer price index to stay near the two per cent zone for ...
Gold price rallies to 3-week high after surprise China rate cut
Zee News - 11/21/2014 4:20:01 PM
London: Gold climbed back above $1,200 an ounce on Friday after a surprise rate cut by China fuelled expectations demand could rise in the world`s biggest gold consumer ... Central Bank chief Mario Draghi said inflation expectations were declining to ...
China slashes interest rates to spur economic growth
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - 11/22/2014 3:04:15 AM
Beijing — China's central bank unexpectedly slashed interest rates on Friday to re-energize the world ... inflation or an outright drop in prices can weaken an economy further by encouraging delays in spending and investment. The economy of the 18 ...