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
Inflation And Your Portfolio: What's Your Required Rate Of Return?
Seeking Alpha - 8/26/2016 7:11:00 AM
Fed policy is increasingly focused on a singular measure of inflation, but inflation rates vary widely across ... don't necessarily track housing prices on a one-for-one basis, and even if they did, not everyone in the country rents their primary residence.
Real World Shows Economics Has a Deflation Problem
bloomberg.com - 8/25/2016 5:53:27 AM
But, as the table below shows, consumer prices in the world's major economies are rising much slower than that arbitrary ideal: Spain has emerged as the poster child for deflation. Prices fell by 0.6 percent in July, the country's 12th consecutive month ...
Zambia: Inflation Reduces in August
AllAfrica - 8/26/2016 10:02:48 AM
Central Statistical Office (CSO) director John Kalumbi said the annual rate of inflation as measured by all the items Consumer Price Index (CPI ... Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for ...
Japan July consumer prices post biggest annual fall in 3 yrs
in-cyprus.com - 8/26/2016 8:44:04 AM
Japan’s consumer prices fell in July ... a deepening of negative interest rates.” Japan’s economic growth ground to a halt in April-June and analysts expect any rebound in the current quarter to be modest as weak global growth and the yen’s 20 ...
Top 10 Countries by Inflation Rate Consumer Prices
Jagran Josh - 9/21/2011 11:55:54 PM
Following is the list of Top 10 Countries by Inflation Rate (Consumer Prices) as per CIA (Central Intelligence Agency) latest fact report. S.No. Country Inflation Rate (Consumer Price) in Percentage 1 Syria 59.1 2 Venezuela 56.2 3 Iran 42.3 4 Malawi 26.9
Japan July consumer prices post biggest annual fall in three yrs
investing.com - 8/26/2016 3:21:56 AM
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's core consumer ... prices, rises in imported food prices and hotel room rates moderated in a sign that weak consumption is discouraging firms from passing on rising costs. "It's not just energy prices that are weighing on inflation ...
U.S. consumer prices unchanged; underlying inflation slowing
Reuters - 8/16/2016 2:22:13 AM
Last month's flat reading in the Consumer Price Index ... on persistently low U.S. inflation. The U.S. central bank raised its benchmark overnight interest rate in December for the first time in nearly a decade. Gasoline prices fell 4.7 percent in July ...
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.
Inflation Silver Lining For Fixed Income Pensioners
iExpats - 8/26/2016 12:01:30 AM
Inflation clouds have a silver lining for expats even though the stuttering world economy is holding down interest rates. While cash ... and energy drop in many countries. Cheaper food has also contributed to the fall in prices as farmers have harvested ...
Argentine cenbank cuts key interest rate, cites lower inflation
Reuters - 8/23/2016 7:07:24 AM
The rate cut was a sign that inflation is falling enough to allow policymakers to focus less on keeping a lid on consumer prices and more on resuscitating ... expected at 40.2 percent in 2016, one of the world's highest rates, and 19.4 percent in 2017 ...
Why now is the time to inflation-proof your portfolio, according to PIMCO
www.trustnet.com - 8/25/2016 3:04:38 PM
With signs the economy is picking up including US wage growth and markets rallying, the Fed could still be tempted, but inflation remains a problem, as raising interest rates will reduce inflation in the country ... core CPI (Consumer Price Index) is ...
Risks Linger as Global Hunt for Yield Pumps Up Stocks That Act Like Bonds
The Wall Street Journal Blogs - 8/22/2016 5:17:03 PM
Companies in sectors that usually provide reliable, and even rising dividends have seen their share prices driven ... In the case of consumer staples giants in the developed world, that explanation is less likely. But low interest rates makes those stocks ...
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 ...
Asia markets mixed; Nikkei sells off following disappointing inflation data
CNBC - 8/25/2016 11:32:52 PM
Market-watchers will be looking for clues from her speech on when the Fed might raise rates further ... government released its July inflation data. Data from the country's Statistics Bureau showed Japan's core consumer prices, which excludes fresh ...