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
US consumer prices unchanged, but underlying inflation picking up
Business Recorder - 11/20/2014 4:35:31 PM
WASHINGTON: US consumer ... inflation expectations." The U.S. central bank has kept its short-term interest rate near zero since December 2008. Most economists expect the first interest rate increase sometime in the mid-2015. In October, energy prices ...
Canada's inflation rate was 2.4 per cent in October, Statistics Canada
brandonsun.com - 11/21/2014 7:44:37 AM
OTTAWA - The country ... inflation rate climbed higher than economists' expectations last month, accelerating to 2.4 per cent, Statistics Canada said Friday. The October increase follows a 2.0 per cent rise in September. The federal agency says the ...
Core Canadian Inflation Up 2.3% in October
Wall Street Journal - 11/21/2014 1:56:51 PM
led by price increases for meat and utilities, pushing the annual core rate up at the fastest pace in nearly three years. The inflation report positions Canada as an outlier on the inflation front among major industrialized countries, and appears to ...
UPDATE 1-Turkey keeps interest rates on hold as inflation stays high
Reuters - 11/20/2014 7:17:10 AM
Businesses and economists now expect a year-end consumer price inflation rate of 9.22 percent, a central bank survey showed last week, creeping up from its previous poll and well above its target rate of 5.3 percent. "With the country's inflation rate ...
Consumer prices flat in October as gas tumbles
Market Watch - 11/20/2014 9:11:42 AM
Oil prices have tumbled since midsummer, reducing the cost of a gallon of regular gas to well below $3 in most parts of the country from as ... of long-term trends in consumer inflation. Over the past 12 months the core rate of inflation has risen an ...
Inflation beats expectations, accelerating 2.4% in October
plant.ca - 11/21/2014 1:42:32 PM
OTTAWA — The country’s annual inflation rate climbed higher than economists’ expectations last month, accelerating to 2.4%, Statistics Canada said. The October increase follows a 2% rise in September. The federal agency says the consumer price index ...
US inflation flat in October
Channel News Asia - 11/20/2014 2:55:18 PM
The US annual inflation rate was unchanged at a modest 1.7 per cent in October from September, as a fall in energy prices held the headline number down against gains in costs of services. WASHINGTON: US consumer prices were unchanged in October from ...
Canada Dollar Rises to November High as Inflation Tops Forecasts
Bloomberg - 11/21/2014 3:22:45 PM
The MSCI All-Country World Index (SPX ... yielding 2.02 percent. The price of the 2.5 percent debt maturing in June 2024 was C$104.16. The five-year security yielded 1.52 percent. The loonie extended gains as core inflation rate, which excludes eight ...
Consumer prices unchanged in October
Telegraph Herald - 11/20/2014 7:52:58 AM
WASHINGTON — U.S. consumer prices ... Reserve's 2 percent inflation target, giving the central bank leeway to keep interest rates low to boost the economy without worrying about inflation. The 0.1 percent rise in food prices was the smallest monthly ...
US underlying inflation rising; labor market strengthening
Money Control - 11/20/2014 3:09:37 PM
Underlying inflation pressures pushed higher in October, even as falling gasoline prices kept overall US consumer prices in check ... The US central bank has kept its short-term interest rate near zero since December 2008. Most economists expect the ...
Inflation Continue to Inflate in October While Food Prices Drop
moneyexpert.com - 11/20/2014 3:16:46 PM
Consumer price inflation ... to stop inflation falling even more than currently projected, which suggests any hike in interest rates remains a long way off.' The environment of low inflation, combined with the despair regarding the world economy has ...
Macro Horizons: China Rate Cut Makes Waves in Global Markets
The Wall Street Journal - 11/21/2014 12:45:16 PM
Macro Horizons covers the main macroeconomic and policy news events affecting foreign-exchange, fixed income and equity markets around the world ... rate by 0.25 percentage points to 2.75%. Falling inflation, a weakening economy and sliding house prices ...
Convincing India of inflation risks is next Rajan fight
Gulf News - 11/21/2014 11:40:50 AM
After zeroing in on inflation since taking over ... who predicts Rajan will keep rates unchanged until the end of 2015. “Which one is true, we will know in the next 12 months.” Consumer prices rose 5.52 per cent in October from a year earlier, the ...
Inflation Paranoia Will Never Die, No Matter What the Evidence Says
New Republic - 11/20/2014 8:10:16 PM
In 2009, Schiff not only warned of impending inflation but said it was already upon us. “An inflationary depression is going to be a protracted period of economic decline accompanied by rapid increases in consumer prices,” he said. “So, it’s going ...
South Africa holds rate on lower inflation, weak economy
CountingPips - 11/20/2014 6:22:53 PM
The year-on-year inflation rate as measured by the consumer price index (CPI ... including in the core countries such as France and Germany, although lower food and oil prices, coupled with further monetary easing may have a positive impact.