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
U.S. import prices point to smaller drag on inflation
Yahoo News - 10/9/2015 4:17:31 PM
The Fed held off from raising interest rates in September largely because a weak global economy and financial market volatility had raised doubts that U.S. inflation would ... data also showed the price of imported consumer goods other than cars actually ...
September consumer inflation rises but there is nothing to worry about yet
businessinsider.in - 10/9/2015 6:37:42 AM
The country's retail inflation ... In August, consumer inflation fell to a record low of 3.66 percent, down from nearly 9 percent last year. Falling commodity prices, which have fuelled a global disinflationary trend, pushed Indian inflation down over ...
FOMC Prediction-Inflation Mismatch Boosts Gold
Seeking Alpha - 10/10/2015 6:07:53 AM
This view is shared by the Fed staff as in this quote: "The staff projected that consumer price inflation would ... "Participants anticipated that recent global developments would likely put further downward pressure on inflation in the near term; compared ...
Mozambique: Despite Currency Depreciation, Inflation Remains Low
AllAfrica - 10/10/2015 9:28:19 AM
prices inside the country remain relatively stable. According to the latest figures, issued on Friday by the National Statistics Institute (INE), inflation in September, as measured by the consumer price indices of the three largest cities (Maputo ...
Cost of Ontario’s 1995 ‘welfare diet’ soars amid inadequate rates
The Star - 10/10/2015 10:04:06 AM
Critics also noted the food contained less than half of the calories recommended by the World Health Organization ... And yet the Bank of Canada’s Consumer Price Index, which is used to measure the rate of inflation, doesn’t include the cost of ...
U.S. Import Prices Fall Less Than Expected in September
New York Times - 10/9/2015 7:23:38 PM
In September, the Federal Reserve held off from raising interest rates largely because a weak global economy and financial market volatility had raised doubts that inflation in ... data also showed that the price of imported consumer goods other than ...
Fed still plans rate hike this year, but not committed | Reuters
Firstpost - 10/9/2015 9:18:10 PM
The central bank held off on a rate hike last month in the face of a slowdown in China and elsewhere, financial market turbulence and falling commodity prices. All of those could keep U.S. inflation ... consumer activity." The latest reading on the ...
Fed Vice Chair: China concerns pushing back rate hike
CNN Money - 10/9/2015 8:56:42 PM
The global economic ... growth in these countries is slowing down. Low commodity prices for things like oil hold down U.S. inflation. That's a problem for the Fed because it needs inflation to pick up in order to justify a rate hike. It wants to see ...
Is the world heading for its third global financial crisis?
Daily Telegraph - 10/10/2015 2:21:48 PM
Corporate borrowers in emerging markets could default en masse when the US raised interest rates, it said. A new credit crunch, a fresh financial crisis: these were the risks facing the global economy ... commodity prices, high inflation and unemployment.
Sept retail inflation seen picking up from record low: Poll
Financial Express - 10/9/2015 7:27:49 AM
The consumer ... prices, which have fueled a global disinflationary trend, pushed Indian inflation down over the past year, giving the Reserve Bank of India room to ease monetary policy four times since January, bringing its key repo rate down to a 4-1/2 ...
Dollar Braces for Inflation Test After Worst Week Since June
Yahoo Finance - 10/10/2015 3:59:02 AM
Data due Oct. 15 are forecast to show U.S. consumer prices fell ... at EverBank World Markets in St. Louis. They’re concluding that “they’re not going to raise by the end of the year, unless we really see a change in the inflation data.”
Global economy: China concerns leave central banks in difficult spot
Economic Times - 10/9/2015 7:59:26 PM
In the euro zone, final inflation numbers for some member countries will be published during the week with the bloc's reading on Friday expected to confirm prices ... warranting a rate hike, but policymakers wanted firmer evidence the global economic ...
India Consumer Inflation Expected to Have Risen in September
Inside Fidelity - 10/9/2015 9:15:11 AM
NEW DELHI--India's consumer inflation rate likely bounced back from a nine-month low ... But a sharp drop starting September last year thanks to plummeting global crude oil prices has reversed the statistical effect, pushing up the latest inflation readings.
Global worries kept Fed from raising rates
Columbia Daily Tribune - 10/9/2015 1:54:21 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve officials were almost ready to raise interest rates in September but held off because of China’s economic slowdown and its potential to derail U.S. growth and inflation ... commodity prices will push global economic ...
Reversal Of Base Rate Will Lead To Rise In CPI Inflation: India Ratings
goodreturns.in - 10/9/2015 5:47:36 AM
CPI inflation currently is way below the Reserve Bank of India's revised target of 5.8% by January 2016. A lot of the decline in prices has been due to the dramatic fall in global commodity prices including crude. However, the story relating to industrial ...