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
Rate of rise in consumer prices seen to be stable
Inquirer - 4/24/2015 6:53:49 PM
Consumer prices are expected to be stable this month as declining rice prices offset hikes in fuel costs and power rates ... the BSP wants to keep inflation between 2 and 4 percent—the lowest target ever set in the country’s history.
Across the aisle: Inflation is bad, but is deflation good?
Financial Express - 4/26/2015 12:36:13 AM
The numbers published in March 2015 estimated WPI inflation at (-)2.33% and CPI inflation at 5.17%. Happy urban consumer ... the rate of inflation could be attributed to many reasons. Presently, it is mainly due to the steep fall in the world prices ...
Australia inflation remains soft, keeping rate cut door open
Business Recorder - 4/22/2015 10:06:28 AM
SYDNEY: Australian consumer prices rose 0.2 percent in the three months to March, data showed Wednesday, with the annual headline inflation rate softening to give the central bank room to cut interest rates. The slight rise in the Consumer Price Index (CPI ...
Price Impacts Of The Dollar's Appreciation Will Push An Already Soft US Inflation Rate Deeper Into Negative Territory
econintersect.com - 4/24/2015 12:27:16 PM
Economists have noted that the pass-through of exchange-rate changes to import prices, both in the United States and in many other countries, has declined over the past 40 years. They attribute this trend in large part to a decline in global inflation ...
Abu Dhabi's inflation rate increases 1.4 percent in Q1
MENAFN - 4/23/2015 6:44:51 AM
(MENAFN) Abu Dhabi's inflation rate increased by 1.4 percent in the first quarter of the year against the previous quarter, according to the Statistical Centre in Abu Dhabi, Gulf News reported. The most prominent Consumer Price Index (CPI) was the 6 ...
VGK and EFA up on Good Inflation News from Germany and France
Yahoo Finance - 4/24/2015 3:01:46 AM
Inflation rate up in Germany and France The German Federal Statistics Office came out with its final estimates for the inflation rate in March. It measures the inflation rate as annual changes in the CPI (consumer price ... and the world macro environment ...
RBI to cut rates next month and once more by year-end: poll
Live Mint - 4/24/2015 6:36:31 AM
Bengaluru: India’s central bank is likely to cut interest rates ... in crude oil prices since last June has helped drive down inflation pressures around the world, allowing the RBI to seize opportunities to ease policy. Last month, consumer price ...
UAE cost of living going down: Rents, grocery prices to decline
Emirates247 - 4/22/2015 4:08:33 AM
But with the softening in rents and decline in certain commodity prices, the cost of living has been going down of late in the country as inflation declines in line with slowing economy due to low crude prices. According to the World Bank’s latest ...
RBI to cut rates next month and again by year-end: Economists' poll
Economic Times - 4/24/2015 9:14:00 AM
BENGALURU: The RBI is likely to cut interest rates again ... in crude oil prices since last June has helped drive down inflation pressures around the world, allowing the RBI to seize opportunities to ease policy. Last month, consumer price inflation ...
RBI to Cut Rates in May, Once More by Year-End: Poll
NDTV - 4/24/2015 9:14:00 AM
Bengaluru: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is likely to cut interest rates ... crude oil prices since last June has helped drive down inflation pressures around the world, allowing the RBI to seize opportunities to ease policy. Last month, consumer price ...
Aussie bolstered by stable inflation report
Forex Street - 4/22/2015 10:52:24 PM
The Australian dollar advanced throughout trade on Wednesday as the quarterly Consumer Price Index report ... core year on year inflation within the RBA’s target range between 2%-3% and pares expectations of a Central Bank rate adjustment next month.
Opinion: Some good advice: Inflation is your friend
North Jersey - 4/24/2015 1:14:23 AM
In Europe and Japan, consumer prices ... inflation rates of the 1970s. Likewise, we don't want deflation. We should strive for something in between: inflation of a few percentage points per year. The inflation target set by central banks around the world ...
Qatar remains one of the richest countries
The Peninsula - 4/24/2015 11:54:28 PM
DOHA: Qatar continues to be one of the wealthiest countries in the world with a per ... The report sketches the price rise since 2006 when the cost of living in the country actually began spiraling. In 2006 the rate of inflation was in double digits ...
Ed Miliband: I’ll peg private rent rises to inflation
theguardian.com - 4/25/2015 8:18:32 PM
Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Rent rises for 11 million people living in private accommodation will be capped at the rate of inflation if Labour ... in any one year above the level of price rises as recorded in the consumer price index.
Consumer Confidence on a Global Level
Guru Focus - 4/22/2015 8:29:15 PM
Uncertainty shrouds the future trend in consumer confidence as the U.S, which is the biggest economy in the world, is poised to raise its interest rates ... in spending to falling oil prices, rising employment and low inflation. However, the rising ...