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
Inflation down, house prices up but wages stagnant
The Scotsman - 8/19/2014 10:43:30 PM
New figures from the Office for National Statistics showed inflation fell to 1.6 per cent in July from 1.9 per cent in June. The Consumer Price Index ... the highest inflation rate of any of the European Union’s 27 member countries, where the overall ...
Malaysia Consumer Prices Rise at Slower Pace in July
Wall Street Journal - 8/20/2014 10:10:42 AM
Malaysia's consumer prices rose at a slower pace in July despite festive season during the month, clouding the prospects for another interest rate increase this year. The consumer-price index—the Southeast Asian country's main gauge of inflation—rose 3 ...
UK inflation falls more than expected, reduces chance of 2014 rate rise
Business Recorder - 8/19/2014 11:52:06 AM
LONDON: British inflation eased more than expected in July and the pace of house price growth slowed in June, according to data that underscored the Bank of England's message that it is in no rush to hike interest rates. Consumer prices rose 1.6 percent on ...
Two Measures Of Inflation and Fed Policy
ETF Daily News - 8/20/2014 12:48:11 PM
The annualized rate of change is calculated to two decimal places for more precision in the side-by-side comparison with the PCE Price Index. The BLS’s Consumer Price Index for July shows core inflation ... the rest of the world is struggling?
Inflation: Three reasons why rising food prices could be here to stay
The Economic Times - 8/20/2014 11:29:26 AM
None of the standard explanations quite explain the rise in food prices India has seen: pronounced since 2006 and alarming after 2010. Drought and poor rains? The country ... the latest Consumer Price Index numbers show that food inflation in July ...
Brazil Consumer Prices Rise Least in 13 Months as Food Declines
Bloomberg - 8/20/2014 12:12:23 PM
Brazil’s consumer prices in the month through mid-August rose at the slowest pace in 13 months as the cost of food and beverages fell. Inflation ... the world’s longest tightening cycle. Consumer prices will slow to target if current interest rates ...
Inflation readings from the US and UK
Forex Street - 8/20/2014 8:59:07 AM
The annual rate of UK inflation ... on 1.33 the figure. Consumer prices in the United States rose a bare 0.1% in July despite strong gains in food costs, the country’s Labour Department has reported. The slowdown in consumer inflation after three months ...
2 Measures Of Inflation And Fed Policy
investing.com - 8/20/2014 11:50:55 AM
The annualized rate of change is calculated to two decimal places for more precision in the side-by-side comparison with the PCE Price Index. The BLS's Consumer Price Index for July shows core inflation ... In the real world we can't exclude food and ...
Skepticism over Abe’s inflation goal grows as price gauge retreats
Japan Times - 8/19/2014 4:52:45 PM
Traders are growing more skeptical Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will achieve his 2 percent inflation target after a sales tax increase derailed growth. The 10-year break-even rate, a gauge of expectations for consumer-price ... to spur the world’s third ...
US inflation hits the target as UK sees a dip
CITY A.M. - 8/19/2014 3:12:32 PM
The Fed's monetary policy decisions are based on unemployment figures as well as inflation in the post-crisis world, but an annual rate of two per cent will ... A new report on consumer prices shows that they rose by 0.1 per cent month on month in July ...
Consumer Prices in U.S. Increase at Slowest Pace in Five Months
Businessweek - 8/19/2014 10:33:22 AM
The Fed’s 2-percent inflation goal is based on the Commerce Department’s price gauge that is tied to consumer ... is the world’s biggest pork supplier. “Although Russia has banned U.S. pork imports, international demand from other countries remains ...
Surprise as inflation falls to 1.6%
Bicester Advertiser - 8/19/2014 12:56:32 PM
The sharper-than-expected drop in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) measure of inflation ... a late-2014 increase in Bank rate appears to be off the cards." Jeremy Cook, chief economist at currency exchange company World First, said: "For the majority ...
Consumer Price Index and the Inflation Rate
The Motley Fool - 3/1/2014 3:43:32 PM
Every month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the Consumer Price Index ... U.S. Inflation Rate data by YCharts. While inflation hasn't been much of an issue in the U.S. in the past decade, in other parts of the world it is a major issue.
10 countries with highest inflation rate
Rediff India Abroad - 4/5/2011 5:19:12 AM
With prices of commodities ... experiencing the full impact of inflation. The entire world - from a rich nation like the United States to one of the poorest countries, Congo - is trying to bring soaring inflation rates under control.