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
Why do all developed countries want more inflation?
The Daily Star - 4/18/2015 6:03:40 PM
In the last two decades, it is estimated that while in developed countries consumer price index ... in to the world news without being aware of the unique struggles that the USA, European countries, and Japan are facing as the inflation rate starts to ...
European Union Consumer Prices Fall for Fourth Month
Wall Street Journal - 4/18/2015 3:37:31 AM
Consumer prices across the ... policy measures and exchange rate moves. The ECB’s Survey of Professional of Forecasters, a quarterly poll of analysts not representing the views of ECB staff, said that inflation in the 19-country currency bloc would ...
Ruchi Soya, ITC Among World's Fastest Growing Consumer Products Firms: Deloitte
NDTV - 4/18/2015 10:32:41 AM
Ruchi Soya Industries and ITC are among the ... in the country will have a positive impact on growth for consumer-focussed companies such as Ruchi Soya and ITC. Consumer price inflation, tracked by the Reserve Bank to set interest rates, is at a three ...
Lower gasoline prices hold back inflation
lakecountrycalendar.com - 4/17/2015 2:05:38 AM
Statistics Canada said Friday the consumer price index for March was up 1.2 per cent from a year ago. That compared with a year-over-year gain of 1.0 per cent in February. Economists had estimated the inflation rate would remain at 1.0 per cent ...
Gold pares gains after US inflation data shows rise in consumer prices
Economic Times - 4/18/2015 3:30:21 AM
NEW YORK/LONDON: Gold pared gains on Friday, heading for a second weekly drop, after data showing US consumer prices rose in March tempered speculation the Federal Reserve will delay its first interest rate ... the world's top two gold-consuming countries ...
Consumer Prices in U.S. Surge During March
dailymailtimes.com - 4/18/2015 5:13:33 PM
The U.S. consumer prices surged during March for a second straight month of increases in the cost of housing and gas, signaling an uptick in the inflation of the country that should keep the Federal Reserve Bank on its course of starting interest rate ...
Higher U.S. gas prices spark modest inflation in March
Telegraph Herald - 4/17/2015 7:42:05 AM
At the same time, average hourly wages have risen at an annual rate of just 2 percent, too low to cause a surge in consumer demand that would enable retailers to hike their prices. If gas prices hold steady, the annual inflation rate could begin to rise ...
Global Concerns and Inflation Spook Stocks (Even Though They Shouldn't)
The Motley Fool - 4/17/2015 3:34:31 PM
Traders focused on three major elements in justifying the drop: the latest report on U.S. consumer prices ... Even with the gains, core inflation remained at a subdued rate of 1.8% over the past 12 months, showing that price increases are definitely ...
Higher Gasoline Prices Lifts US Consumer Prices in March
TopNews United States - 4/18/2015 12:05:45 PM
2 percent rise in the consumer price tag index in the final month. In February too, the inflation moved at that same speed ending the three consecutive monthly drops that resulted mainly due to the sliding prices of oil and gas. Inflation in the country ...
Slightly Pricier Gasoline Boosts Inflation to Healthier Levels
capitalwired.com - 4/18/2015 6:29:19 AM
Economists currently hope that the hike in gas prices announces a raising trend that will eventually lead to a 2 percent rate of inflation as the Federal Reserve hopes. Also, it signals that consumer prices ... other parts of the world did, but also ...
UK Inflation Anchored at 0% – Italy and Spain Benefit from Stimulus
Yahoo Finance - 4/17/2015 5:00:25 PM
The United Kingdom’s inflation rate, as measured by the change in the consumer price index, remained anchored at 0% in ... Inflation readings came out in yet another Eurozone country. However, Spain continues to report negative inflation figures.
Prices start to rise in euro zone, easing deflation fears
Reuters - 4/17/2015 9:22:18 AM
Annual inflation ... rate has shown its fragility since its long crisis. ECB President Mario Draghi said this week he is committed to the bank's quantitative easing, a relief to some economists who worry the bank's staff forecasts on consumer prices ...
US consumer prices edge up in March
Business Recorder - 4/17/2015 3:34:31 PM
WASHINGTON: US consumer prices ticked ... the near-zero federal funds rate as early as June. The CPI data typically runs a little higher than the Fed's preferred inflation measure, the personal consumption expenditures price index. The core PCE price ...
Sask. inflation rate comes in at 1.4% in March
StarPhoenix - 4/18/2015 7:48:03 AM
The Runaways: A look inside the world ... inflation categories, but it is not expected to continue going forward," said Preston, adding TD expects the Bank of Canada to keep its key interest rate on hold this year. Statistics Canada said Friday the ...
Venezuela inflation pushing 200% as rationing deepens
customstoday.com.pk - 4/17/2015 8:32:11 AM
CARACAS: Venezuela, which already has the world’s fastest inflation rate at a reported 69 percent in December, could see that rate more than double this year as it struggles to respond to falling oil prices ... that many of the country’s economic ...