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
Slower Jan inflation points to subdued price hikes
Philstar - 2/9/2016 4:29:08 PM
Global oil prices have so far failed to recover from their 40-percent slump last year caused by a booming supply and lackluster demand, especially from China, the world’s biggest oil consumer ... “Subdued inflation enables the country to boost domestic ...
Falling U.S. inflation markets may signal further market volatility
Reuters - 2/9/2016 7:56:43 PM
Falling inflation ... at the global growth problems that we’ve been having,” said Aaron Kohli, an interest rate strategist at BMO Capital Markets in New York. Expectations of what five-year inflation will be in five years based on Consumer Price ...
Falling US inflation may signal further market volatility
Economic Times - 2/10/2016 1:26:00 AM
Falling inflation ... at the global growth problems that we've been having," said Aaron Kohli, an interest rate strategist at BMO Capital Markets in New York. Expectations of what five-year inflation will be in five years based on Consumer Price Index ...
Kuwait inflation eases to 3.0% in December
Kuwait Times - 2/9/2016 7:20:56 PM
KUWAIT: Inflation in consumer prices eased for the third consecutive ... Inflation in local food prices edged up slightly in December even as global food prices continued to fall. Food prices were up by 4.6 percent y/y compared to 4.3 percent y/y in ...
Shut Up About the Inflation Rate
THE SLANT - 4/16/2014 2:06:02 PM
An extremely low interest rate can signal that investors have no faith in a country ... consumer prices sound like a blessing that holds down household costs. But when tepid inflation is associated with small wage gains, excess business capacity and soft ...
Consumer Price Index and the Inflation Rate
The Motley Fool - 3/1/2014 3:43:32 PM
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.
The Economist online - 1/15/2015 12:30:09 PM
After falling steadily for more than three years, the median rate of annual consumer-price inflation (CPI) in high-income countries was down to 0.8% in November 2014. In 16 out of 55 rich countries, inflation rates were below 1%. Twelve countries faced ...
Japanese stock slide leads global markets lower
Oklahoma News - 2/9/2016 1:01:32 PM
LONDON (AP) — Financial markets turned lower once again on Tuesday after a 5.4 percent slide in Japan's main stock index and the interest rate on the ... the price of oil to multi-year lows, a slowdown in China and whether many parts of the global ...
World stocks jump as Bank of Japan rate goes sub-zero
Tri-County Sun Times - 2/10/2016 2:51:54 AM
Shares on Wall Street and in Europe rose more than 1 percent, as did MSCI's all-country world stock index ... Both the loonie's low value and Japan's low inflation rate are symptoms of the decline in global oil prices, caused by an oversupply, low economic ...
CHART OF THE DAY: Here Are The Inflation Rates For Every Major Economy In The World
The Business Insider - 1/22/2014 2:55:33 PM
For some context here's a chart of current inflation rates around the world ... the prices of imported goods, both input raw materials and consumer goods, go up. Emerging markets’ current high inflation rates will likely limit emerging market countries ...
India's Consumer Price Inflation Touches 10.03% in August
International Business Times - 9/18/2012 5:32:31 AM
India's retail inflation ... rate increased to 10.03 percent in August from 9.86 percent recorded in July, mainly driven by higher food prices, according to the data released by the Ministry of Statistics and Program Implementation. The country's annual ...
Inflation: US consumer prices higher in October
MENAFN - 11/17/2015 7:48:58 PM
(MENAFN - AFP) US consumer ... rates in more than nine years. While the core CPI figure for the year is close to the Federal Reserve's 2.0 percent target inflation rate, the Fed focuses on another measure, the personal consumption expenditures (PCE) price ...
China consumer inflation quickens in December
Business Recorder - 1/9/2016 1:31:09 PM
BEIJING: China's consumer inflation rate crept higher in December, official data showed Saturday, as the world's second-largest economy struggles with slower growth. The consumer price index (CPI ... to transition the country's growth model away ...
Inflation in Indonesia (Consumer Price Index)
indonesia-investments.com - 5/3/2014 7:29:28 PM
Traditional Peaks of Inflation in Indonesia ... the country's benchmark interest rate (BI rate) had been set at a historic low of 5.75 percent. After this period, inflationary pressures increased due to subsidized fuel price reforms and global uncertainty ...
US inflation points to rate rise, while UK prices stop falling - as it happened
The Guardian - 12/15/2015 12:27:44 PM
Britain’s consumer ... UK interest rates will remain at record lows for many months, thanks to weak inflation. “We seem to be experiencing the effects of a slowdown in a number of producing countries, especially China, that are forcing prices lower.