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
Greek consumer prices rise in January, led by transport, housing costs
Euronews - 2/15/2017 11:23:58 AM
ATHENS (Reuters) – Greece’s annual EU-harmonised inflation rate picked up in January ... The reading in January was 1.5 percent from 0.3 percent in December. Consumer prices were led higher by transport, housing, telecoms, alcoholic beverages and ...
Consumer Price Inflation Eases To A Five Year Low At 3.17% In January
NDTV - 2/13/2017 1:35:11 PM
Retail inflation in the country ... the vegetable prices that declined by 15.62 per cent. Price of Pulses declined by 6.62 per cent. A Reuters poll of 26 economists, had predicted the inflation rate for January to be at 3.22 per cent. Consumer price ...
Fuel price surge sends inflation to highest since June 2014
www.geo.tv - 2/14/2017 10:09:24 PM
But most of her colleagues have given no sign they want to raise rates soon, given the uncertain outlook for Britain's economy as the country ... Excluding oil prices and other volatile components such as food, core consumer price inflation held steady ...
U.S. retail sales rise; inflation posts largest gain in four years
Reuters - 2/15/2017 2:51:33 PM
WASHINGTON U.S. retail sales rose more than expected in January and consumer prices recorded their ... demand together with firming inflation and a tightening labor market could allow the Fed to raise interest rates at least twice this year.
British consumers battered by Brexit inflation
Reuters - 2/17/2017 10:38:38 AM
LONDON British shoppers unexpectedly cut back on their spending in January as last year's Brexit vote pushed up inflation, official data showed on Friday, the strongest sign to date that the country ... consumer spending is going to suffer as higher prices ...
A mystery solved: Why real yields are falling despite higher growth
MENAFN - 2/19/2017 8:05:57 AM
This difference is called 'breakeven inflation,' because if the US Consumer Price Index ... this is at work in the interest rate market. During the first 10 months of 2016, the world was at risk of deflation. The oil price was low, and the market's best ...
Five-year high for US inflation in biggest jump in consumer prices since 2013
CITY A.M. - 2/15/2017 1:29:50 AM
Consumer prices in the US jumped in January by the most since 2013 as higher oil prices continue to make their impact around the world ... rate, the federal funds rate, would be necessary to hit its targets on price stability and employment. Inflation ...
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 ...
US consumer prices post biggest rise in nearly 4 years
The Brandon Sun - 2/15/2017 7:56:22 AM
WASHINGTON - U.S. consumer prices ... inflation rose 2.3 per cent over the last 12 months. After remaining low in the aftermath of the 2007-2009 Great Recession, inflation is running above the Fed's 2 per cent annual target. The Fed left a key interest ...
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.
Whether You Like It Or Not, Inflation Keeps Accelerating
Seeking Alpha - 2/18/2017 2:12:12 PM
Inflation was the enemy of the consumer's purchasing power and a country's prosperity ... to pay a higher price in the future. So before I go into too much depth about the history of inflation, let me say that I view the inflation rate as a tool to ...
Inflation Pushes Higher, Endangering the Recovery
news.morningstar.com - 2/18/2017 4:39:32 AM
The core inflation rate is trending up, as is inflation excluding just gasoline prices, but not nearly as ... and stronger world demand for commodities likely mean that the consumer will not see all that much relief on the inflation front.
A Long-Term Look At Inflation
investing.com - 2/17/2017 7:11:03 AM
The Consumer Price Index for Urban Consumers (CPI-U) released yesterday morning puts the year-over-year inflation rate at 2.50%. It is substantially below the 3.77% average since the end of the Second World War but above its 10-year moving average ...
Interest rates, inflation, and Trumpian troubles point up for gold
Mining - 2/16/2017 3:54:47 PM
But while nominal interest rates may be rising in the next few weeks and months, real “inflation-adjusted” interest rates are already falling, as evidenced by rising inflation rates – note this week’s consumer price (CPI) and producer price (PPI ...
Consumer Prices Post Biggest Rise in Nearly Four Years
Prensario TI Retail & Dealers - 2/16/2017 9:21:05 AM
Energy prices paid by area consumers were up 12.7 percent on the year. China is the world's biggest trader in goods ... prices and other volatile components such as food, core consumer price inflation held steady at 1.6 percent. The Bank of England ...