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 prices in December 2015 Curaçao – Prices stable compared to November; Inflation in 2015 was -0.5 percent
Curacao Chronicle - 2/12/2016 2:49:32 AM
WILLEMSTAD – The consumer ... to other countries. A high inflation may also lead to an increase in interest rates, which lack investment. Deflation is the opposite of inflation. A slight inflation can boost to the economy, as lower prices encourage ...
Industrial output growth in negative territory for 2nd month, CPI inflation hardens
Comment - 2/12/2016 5:15:41 PM
Separate government data also released Friday showed the benchmark consumer inflation rate climbed for the sixth month in a row to 5.69% from a year earlier in January, up from 5.61% in December, driven by higher food prices ... in the country and calls ...
Retail inflation hits 17-month high in January
Senegal Actu - 2/12/2016 5:51:28 PM
The consumer goods segment ... the key driver of CPI inflation once again had been food inflation. Going forward, under the assumption of a normal monsoon and the current level of global crude oil prices and exchange rates, RBI said inflation is expected ...
Rising Food Prices Drive Retail Inflation to 17-Month High
la-kabylie.com - 2/12/2016 5:15:41 PM
Retail inflation, as measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI), stood at 5.61 per cent in December ... The latest data could also widen the disconnect with the country's gross domestic product statistics which show robust expansion. Inflation is expected ...
Price war: Spar vs Pick n Pay vs Checkers – 2012 to 2016
businesstech.co.za - 2/12/2016 10:56:18 AM
Consumer ... inflation rates of the consumer price index (CPI). According to AgriSA, white maize prices have increased by 150% over the past 12 months, with yellow maize prices up by 80%. Industry analysts haveed predict that food prices in the country ...
India's retail inflation hits 17-month high, industrial output falls again
Investment Underground - 2/12/2016 2:52:31 PM
Consumer Price Index (CPI)-led inflation accelerated to 5.69% in January ... saying the move would jeopardise the country's economic stability at a time of global market turmoil.
Poll: Bank of Japan's negative interest rates unlikely to help meet 2 percent inflation goal
Economic Times - 2/12/2016 10:41:59 AM
The BOJ unexpectedly cut a benchmark interest rate below zero in January, stunning investors with another bold move to stimulate the economy as volatile global ... percent. Inflation, however, is expected to remain tepid. The core consumer price index ...
Experts react as retail inflation hits 17-month high in January
Yahoo News - 2/12/2016 12:36:31 PM
MUMBAI (Reuters) - India's annual consumer ... Within food, prices of pulses continue to hold at elevated levels while prices of other protein items also went up. "The elevated inflation in key food items despite the decline in global food prices over ...
U.S. consumers flex muscle; import prices signal weak inflation
Win 98.5 - 2/12/2016 8:33:08 AM
Other data on Friday showed import prices ... consumer spending are likely to be welcomed by Federal Reserve policymakers. But given the volatility in equities markets and weak U.S. inflation, the central bank could find it hard to raise interest rates ...
Argentina leader meets with unions over salaries, inflation
CNBC - 2/11/2016 9:27:24 PM
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentine president Mauricio Macri is meeting with powerful union leaders to discuss their growing demands for salary hikes amid one of the world's highest inflation rates ... pressure on consumer prices and increased ...
State Street Global Advisors Announces Changes to the SPDR® DB International Government Inflation-Protected Bond ETF
Market Watch - 2/12/2016 8:40:17 AM
BOSTON, Feb 12, 2016 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- State Street Global ... of inflation-linked bonds outside the United States with fixed-rate coupon payments that are linked to an inflation index. The index comprises government inflation-linked debt from 15 ...
Gold prices soar, is it the right time to invest?
Financial Express - 2/12/2016 7:50:11 AM
Decline in greenback and increase in SPDR gold holdings also gave support to the gold prices.” A stagnating global economy is threatening US expansion and casting doubts over whether Federal Reserve policy makers will raise interest rates anytime soon.
Racked Markets Hand Verdict to Central Banks on Sub-Zero Rates
Bloomberg - 2/12/2016 1:45:06 AM
About a quarter of the world ... Country World Index tumbled 20 percent from its May high, entering a bear market. Negative interest rates have suddenly eclipsed investor worries over fading economic growth in China and the near two-year collapse in oil ...
Commodity Prices To Stabilize But Remain Low Through 2017: World Bank
The Guardian - Nigeria - 2/11/2016 11:43:25 PM
SUNDAY: Global growth ... has put pressure on inflation. The rise in inflation in turn, has prompted the central bank to hike interest rates which is going to put pressure on activities. In Nigeria, response to the decline in the price of oil has also ...
Yellen says no negative interest rates in store for US
Firstpost - 2/12/2016 3:18:10 AM
and given the weakness of inflation and the global economy, said the Fed was studying the issues involved "to be prepared." "I was surprised it was possible to move rates as negative as some countries have done," she said in a Senate hearing. Earlier ...