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, 2014See also: Inflation rate (consumer prices) map
Are Structurally Lower Inflation Expectations Starting To Take Hold?
Seeking Alpha - 10/27/2016 7:30:32 AM
Deflation has definitely been a concern since the TMT bust but core-consumer prices have continued to increase by 2% annually over the past 20 years. What has changed, however, is that inflation ... weak growth rates, considering that global economy ...
Australia’s Inflation Beats Expectations - What’s Next?
talkmarkets.com - 10/26/2016 6:34:27 AM
Consumer Price Index: Change in the price of goods and services purchased by consumers. Although this data is extremely late relative to inflation data from other countries ... the central bank to raise interest rates regardless of their inflation ...
Top 10 Countries by Inflation Rate Consumer Prices
Jagran Josh - 9/22/2011 1:03:19 PM
Following is the list of Top 10 Countries by Inflation Rate (Consumer Prices) as per CIA (Central Intelligence Agency) latest fact report. S.No. Country Inflation Rate (Consumer Price) in Percentage 1 Syria 59.1 2 Venezuela 56.2 3 Iran 42.3 4 Malawi 26.9
Global Stocks, US Futures Drop On Apple Disappointment, Sliding Crude
zerohedge.com - 10/26/2016 6:41:37 AM
“The cyclical low for inflation rates has almost certainty past,” said Peter Jolly, the global head of markets research at National Australia Bank Ltd. in Sydney, who predicts headline consumer-price gains in the U.S. will rise above 3 percent early ...
Ghana Sept producer inflation falls to 9.7pc on lower gold prices
Business Recorder - 10/26/2016 11:13:37 AM
ACCRA: Ghana's producer price inflation (PPI) fell to 9.7 percent year-on-year in September, from 11.1 percent the month before, driven in part by lower gold prices, the statistics office said on Wednesday. PPI is a major component of consumer inflation ...
Consumer Price Index and the Inflation Rate
The Motley Fool - 3/1/2014 11:54:28 AM
While it may not be the best measure of the inflation rate, the consumer price index is tied to ... in other parts of the world it is a major issue. Venezuela is a prime example: The value of the country's currency is spiraling downward.
Australia’s inflation target: “more like guidelines”
Financial Times - 10/27/2016 7:52:00 AM
The inflation target is more what you’d call guidelines than actual rules. If the choice were between a) having consumer prices rise ... low interest rates. Conversely, the case for moving more quickly would be strengthened in a world where the labour ...
Aussie shines after inflation data, dollar retreats from highs
Reuters - 10/26/2016 8:21:50 AM
LONDON The Australian dollar was an outperformer on Wednesday, bucking a broad risk averse environment in global markets, helped by a better-than-expected inflation reading that dented chances of an interest rate cut in the near term. Consumer prices ...
Consumer Inflation Views in Three Countries
frbsf.org - 11/25/2013 4:47:17 PM
But U.S., British, and Japanese consumers expect inflation to be higher. Data suggest that consumers in these countries ... the level of oil prices, not the rate of change as economic theory would suggest. These two characteristics of consumer inflation ...
Dollar underpinned by Fed rate expectations, Aussie shines
Reuters - 10/26/2016 4:11:17 AM
Consumer prices rebounded by more than forecast last quarter in Australia, while the annual pace of core inflation edged up for the first time in over a year, leading investors to price out almost any chance of a near-term cut in interest rates.
Consumer price inflation in the eurozone climbed to its highest level since late 2014 in September
worldpoliticsjournal.com - 10/2/2016 5:04:13 PM
Consumer prices in the eurozone were 0.4 per cent higher in September than a year earlier, according to figures from Eurostat, the EU’s statistics agency, which were released on September 30th. That was a pickup in the annual rate of inflation from 0.2 ...
Inflation to remain subdued but earnings to support equities, SSGA says
Sydney Morning Herald - 10/27/2016 2:51:22 AM
A lift in company earnings will support sharemarkets over the next 12 months, but inflation ... will cut rates by year's end dropped from 20 per cent to 8 per cent following the ABS numbers. Commodity price rises had helped lift the local consumer price ...
RBI probably cannot bring down inflation to 4 per cent sustainably: Report
Economic Times - 10/26/2016 4:07:07 PM
The Reserve Bank may be going all-out to bring down inflation to 4 per cent, but it probably "cannot do so sustainably" as health and education prices will keep the consumer price index (CPI) above the targetted level, says a report. According to global ...
Producer inflation drops to 9.7 per cent
Business Ghana - 10/27/2016 1:21:17 PM
The country’s producer price inflation (PPI ... The monthly change rate for September was 0.8 per cent, the GSS said. PPI is a major component of consumer inflation, which has consistently remained above the government target. Ghana, a commodity exporter ...
Forex - Dollar eases; Aussie gains after inflation data
investing.com - 10/26/2016 2:38:14 AM
Investing.com - The Australian dollar rose on Wednesday after data showing a stronger than expected rebound in domestic inflation in the last quarter quashed expectations for a near-term interest rate cut by the country ... s consumer price index rose ...