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
Eurozone inflation hits two-year high
daily-sun.com - 9/30/2016 7:08:16 PM
BRUSSELS: Eurozone consumer prices rose to a ... said Howard Archer of IHS Global Insight. The ECB earlier this month decided to hold its record-low interest rates steady in a bid to encourage lending and drive up inflation. It also opted to leave intact ...
Eurozone inflation doubles as low oil price impact fades
FOX News - 9/30/2016 9:28:27 AM
BRUSSELS – Official figures show that the inflation rate across the 19-country eurozone doubled in September as the impact of lower oil prices starts to fade. Eurostat, the European Union's statistics agency, said Friday that the annual rate of inflation ...
Time to Prepare for Higher Inflation
Forbes - 9/30/2016 5:42:22 PM
While it is still early, the signs of emerging inflation are beginning to surface again in the U.S. economy. For many younger folks who have only lived in a world marked by deflationary forces of declining interest rates and cheaper technology, inflation ...
Drop in U.S. consumer spending clouds Fed rate hike outlook
Reuters - 9/30/2016 10:40:02 AM
The Commerce Department said on Friday that consumer ... of IHS Global Insight. Fed Chair Janet Yellen said last week she expected the U.S. central bank would raise rates once later this year to keep the economy from eventually overheating. Prices for ...
Eurozone inflation finally picking up
dw.com - 9/30/2016 11:01:31 AM
And Howard Archer of IHS Global Insight told the news agency AFP that driving inflation rates higher would likely be hampered by uncertainty over Britain's decision to leave the European Union. "Any boost to consumer prices is likely to be limited by ...
Eurozone inflation reaches highest in 2 years
Market Watch - 9/30/2016 8:38:21 AM
The European Union's statistics agency Friday said consumer prices were 0.4% higher in September than a year earlier, a pickup in the annual rate of inflation from 0.2% ... have few positive effects for other countries anyway.
German inflation rate jumps in Sep
MENAFN - 9/30/2016 4:16:28 PM
Growth in the euro zone remains moderate and the 19-member currency bloc has ben struggling with little or no inflation due to a plunge in oil prices. Meanwhile, consumer prices grew ... energy projects in the country.Moreover, the first project will ...
Column: What’s missing in our economy? Inflation
PBS - 9/30/2016 1:39:00 PM
It’s exposed massive overcapacity that the country built up in industrial sectors like steel, cement and aluminum and significant overinvestment by global mining ... broad inflation, now expects regularly declining prices for consumer goods.
Is Gold Still Dependent on the Inflation Numbers?
Market Realist - 9/29/2016 10:26:54 AM
Much of the changes in precious metal prices over the past few months have been determined by the stance of the Federal Reserve and its members over the rate ... (consumer price index). The yield spread, therefore, seems to be a good proxy for the US ...
Below-target inflation this year seen moving up in 2017
BusinessMirror. - 9/30/2016 2:57:44 PM
Mapa said the decision, along with the local currency’s recent weakness, could fan inflationary fires and help push the rate higher as early as next year. Inflation in the country ... in oil prices on the basket of commodities known as the consumer ...
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
Consumer Spending Drop Makes Interest Rate Increases Less Likely
Time - 9/30/2016 3:04:53 PM
Consumer ... inflation. Analysts polled by Reuters had expected a 0.1 percent gain. “Consumers took a breather in August,” said Chris Christopher of IHS Global Insight. Fed Chair Janet Yellen said last week she expected the U.S. central bank would ...
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.
WRAPUP 2-Drop in U.S. consumer spending clouds Fed rate hike outlook
CNBC - 9/30/2016 2:50:34 PM
WASHINGTON, Sept 30 (Reuters) - U.S. consumer ... of IHS Global Insight. Fed Chair Janet Yellen said last week she expected the U.S. central bank would raise rates once later this year to keep the economy from eventually overheating. Prices for fed funds ...