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
RBI keeps rates on hold, more easing seen as challenging
Reuters - 12/1/2015 2:03:05 PM
All 45 respondents in a Reuters poll last week expected the RBI to hold the repo rate. RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan noted weak rural and global ... concern about inflation. Meanwhile, a prolonged slump in commodity prices has pushed down consumer prices ...
UPDATE 1-German inflation remains weak in November, ahead of ECB meeting
Reuters - 11/30/2015 9:10:47 AM
German prices harmonised to compare with other European countries rose by ... Italian EU-harmonised consumer prices (HICP) fell a preliminary 0.5 percent month-on-month in November, with the year-on-year inflation rate slowing slightly to 0.1 percent ...
Inflation: US consumer prices higher in October
MENAFN - 11/17/2015 7:48:58 PM
(MENAFN - AFP) US consumer ... rates in more than nine years. While the core CPI figure for the year is close to the Federal Reserve's 2.0 percent target inflation rate, the Fed focuses on another measure, the personal consumption expenditures (PCE) price ...
German inflation picks up tentatively in November: data
Business Recorder - 11/30/2015 2:11:26 PM
And using the Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices (HICP) -- the barometer used by the European Central Bank -- the inflation rate stood at 0.3 percent, also a tick higher than the 0.2 percent recorded in October. The ECB regards annual inflation rates of ...
Fed may need 4% unemployment rate to hit inflation goal
Market Watch - 11/30/2015 11:12:28 AM
Michael Gapen and Rob Martin argue the annual rate of inflation as measured by the PCE index, the Fed’s preferred price ... a weak global economy. Imported goods are cheaper, as are many commodities, such as gasoline, needed to produce consumer goods ...
Turkey tops global house price index despite turmoil
The Guardian - 12/1/2015 3:43:18 PM
Prices have risen 18.9% over the past 12 months, according to Knight Frank, but 2016 should see reduced pressures on markets across the world ... countries, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand are also among the countries suffering the worst house price ...
BlackRock Prefers Inflation Bonds, Says Outlook Is Too Sanguine
Bloomberg - 12/1/2015 3:04:31 AM
The world’s largest money manager says expectations that U.S. inflation will stay low are “too sanguine,” and it prefers government securities that protect against gains in consumer prices over regular ... benchmark interest rate by its Dec. 15-16 ...
2 Measures Of Inflation And Fed Policy
Seeking Alpha - 11/30/2015 7:47:52 PM
The annualized rate of change is calculated to two decimal places for more precision in the side-by-side comparison with the Consumer Price Index. The BEA's Personal Consumption Expenditures Chain-type Price Index for October shows core inflation below the ...
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
RBI policy review: Know why the central bank may keep rates on hold
Zee News - 12/1/2015 5:06:13 AM
Here are the key reasons due to which the RBI is expected to keep rates unchanged at its bi-monthly monetary policy review on Tuesday: Inflation: RBI mostly tracks the Consumer Price Index-based ... the past two years, the country is not immune to Fed ...
RBI keeps rates on hold, sees room for more 'accommodation'
businessinsider.in - 12/1/2015 8:33:48 AM
after consumer inflation picked up to a four-month high and as emerging markets brace for a hike in U.S. interest rates. RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan left open the door for more easing, noting weak rural and global demand was holding back economic growth ...
Reserve Bank of India likely to hold rates as room for cuts narrows
CNBC - 12/1/2015 4:23:16 AM
India's central bank is likely to keep its policy rate ... target for a country that less than two years ago suffered double-digit inflation. A recent pay hike to government employees and potential food price shocks could easily push up consumer price ...
UPDATE 1-India cbank keeps rates on hold, sees room for more 'accommodation'
Reuters - 12/1/2015 5:42:00 AM
after consumer inflation picked up to a four-month high and as emerging markets brace for a hike in U.S. interest rates. Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan left open the door for more easing, noting weak rural and global demand was holding ...
Algeria: Annual Inflation Rate Hits 5.1 Percent in October 2015
AllAfrica - 11/30/2015 10:00:53 AM
Algiers — Algeria's annual inflation rate hit 5.1% from November 2014 to October 2015 compared to November 2013-October 2014, said the National Office of Statistics (ONS). Consumer prices increased ... Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com).