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
Consumer Price Inflation Matches June Views
Fox Business - 7/17/2015 12:42:11 PM
U.S. consumer prices rose for a fifth straight month in June as the cost of gasoline and a range of other goods increased, further signs of firming inflation that strengthen the case for an interest rate hike ... some parts of the country causes a shortage ...
Annual inflation rate ticks up as cost of food, especially meat, rises
The Vancouver Sun - 7/17/2015 12:42:11 PM
OTTAWA - Canada's annual inflation rate ticked up in June as the price of food, especially meat, and housing climbed, offset in part by lower gasoline prices. Statistics Canada said Friday the consumer price ... goods from the country's largest trading ...
U.S. inflation, housing data bolster rate hike argument
Win 98.5 - 7/17/2015 8:38:48 AM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer prices rose for a fifth straight month in June as the cost of gasoline and a range of other goods increased, further signs of firming inflation that strengthen the case for an interest rate hike this year. Other data on ...
What two Fed rate hikes could mean for markets
CNBC - 7/28/2015 5:12:29 AM
"Yellen has always said that when wages go up between 4 and 5 percent that's when we raise rates," Paul Donovan, global economist at UBS ... deflator (the Fed's monitor of inflation) and CPI (consumer price index) (what the market watches) starts to ...
How Falling Gold Prices Could Affect Forex Trends
Forex Street - 7/27/2015 9:55:49 PM
And with the Fed expected to hike interest rates before the end of the year ... a bear market like some commodity experts say, oil prices could also take a hit and we all know how that affects global inflation trends and central bank policies.
UK's inflation rate falls to 0%
BBC - 7/14/2015 11:34:09 AM
The rate of UK Consumer Prices Index inflation fell to 0% in June ... Howard Archer, chief UK economist at Global Insight, said the latest figure was good news for consumers. "With earnings growth currently seeing clear improvement and employment high ...
BSP may keep rates until yearend
Inquirer - 7/27/2015 10:17:18 PM
Fuel prices and lower power rates ... global developments to ensure that the policy stance remains supportive of price stability conducive to a balanced and sustainable economic growth,” Tetangco said in a statement. Inflation, or the average rise in ...
With gold prices falling, few tips on when to invest in it
Financial Express - 7/28/2015 6:16:54 AM
Strong selling in China and institutional investors (like exchange-traded funds) on expectations of higher US interest rates have dragged down the price of the metal ... signal that the economy of the world’s largest country is growing and institutional ...
GLOBAL MARKETS-China stocks rout stings world equities, commodities
Reuters - 7/27/2015 5:52:26 PM
adding to falls which are expected to put more downward pressure on global inflation. Despite the still-patchy economic news, many analysts still expect U.S. Federal Reserve policymakers meeting this week to raise interest rates in September. Expectations ...
Bank of Japan looks to change way rate of inflation is measured
MSN - 7/28/2015 9:08:42 AM
The Bank of Japan’s drive to change the way inflation ... of consumer-price indexes, due to take effect July 2016, the middle of BOJ Governor Haruhiko Kuroda’s six-month target period for reaching the CPI goal. A measure of rents in the world ...
National Bank Sees Inflation in Kazakhstan Decreasing
astanatimes.com - 7/28/2015 8:11:26 AM
However, Kelimbetov noted that there are divergent inflation trends in neighbouring countries and partners ... and the National Bank to ensure price stability and exchange rate stability of the tenge against world oil price reductions and the weakening ...
China equity rout hurts world stocks, commodities
Yahoo News - 7/27/2015 3:07:48 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The biggest rout in Chinese shares in eight years stoked concerns on Monday over the worldwide impact of slowing growth in the world's No. 2 economy, knocking down global equities and the prices ... biggest energy consumer and as ...
Kyrgyzstan's central bank cuts main interest rate to 8.0 pct
Reuters - 7/28/2015 5:33:57 AM
BISHKEK, July 28 (Reuters) - The National Bank of Kyrgyzstan said on Tuesday it was lowering its main interest rate to 8.0 percent from 9.5 percent, following a seasonal decrease in consumer prices in the Central Asian nation. Annual inflation dropped to 5 ...
India's two-speed inflation strains country's indebted companies
The Economic Times - 7/9/2015 5:27:51 AM
MUMBAI: Indian firms battling towering debts are calling for more interest rate cuts as they worry the central bank is tying monetary policy too much to consumer inflation and ignoring the longest streak of wholesale price falls on record. Reserve Bank of ...
As Fed meets, it edges toward its first rate hike since 2006
The Wichita Eagle Kansas - 7/27/2015 5:38:07 PM
"The recent volatility in the global economy ... Fed has typically raised rates when it perceives a need to prevent inflation from getting out of control. Part of the slowdown in inflation, though, reflects a plunge in oil prices over the past year ...