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
Global Inflation Stays Low Despite Stimulus
Wall Street Journal - 7/2/2015 10:58:17 AM
The annual rate of inflation ... around the world since late last year has yet to achieve its main goal—minimizing the risk of a slide into deflation. Even without such a period of falling consumer prices, policy makers believe low inflation rates ...
Russian Consumer Price Inflation Eases Further in June
NASDAQ - 7/6/2015 9:13:19 AM
MOSCOW--Russia's consumer price ... countries that had imposed sanctions on Russia. A rapid depreciation in the ruble also spurred inflation. Now, as inflation gradually eases, the Bank of Russia is widely expected to continue cutting interest rates ...
China June inflation seen edging up to 1.3% YoY but still sluggish
Economic Times - 7/6/2015 7:25:57 AM
"In contrast, domestic raw material prices stumbled again, weighed by sluggish domestic production and stuttering global commodity prices," she said. With consumer inflation running ... China's economy grew at its slackest rate in 6 years in the first ...
Turkey's annual inflation rate falls to 2-year low
Market Watch - 7/3/2015 9:16:52 AM
ISTANBUL--Turkey's annual inflation rate fell to a two-year low in June but remained well above the central bank's medium-term target, indicating the bank has little room to loosen monetary policy to boost growth. Consumer price inflation eased to 7.2% in ...
Barclays Pegs FY16 Average Inflation in India at 5%
NDTV - 7/3/2015 12:51:37 PM
adding that the average Consumer Price Index-based inflation for this fiscal year is likely to be 5 per cent. "Although India's headline inflation remains manageable, risks around food inflation persist," the global financial services major said in a ...
Sri Lanka inflation slows to 0.1% in June
customstoday.com.pk - 7/3/2015 3:04:39 AM
On a year-on-year (yoy) basis, contribution to inflation by food commodities has increased by 1.83 percent. However the sustainability of low inflation largely depends on world crude oil prices ... country’s future monetary policy and the interest rate ...
China announces they will be setting new gold price by end of year
Pakistan Defence - 7/3/2015 10:35:37 AM
US won't be able to suppress the price of gold to support the dollar ... as supply of dollars is not absorbed by the world. This will increase inflation in the US and force the US to increase interest rates. By increasing interest rates, it will make ...
Inflation picks up in Indonesia during Muslim holy month
The Daily Star - 7/1/2015 6:37:36 PM
Inflation rose ... year and allowed petrol prices to float on the global market. The rise in inflation presents a dilemma for Bank Indonesia, the country's central bank. Some economists are urging policymakers to cut the main rate from 7.50 percent to ...
Eurozone inflation rate dips but still remains positive
Philstar - 6/30/2015 9:01:57 PM
BRUSSELS - Official figures show that inflation across the 19-country eurozone eased in the ... due to a 5.1 percent drop in energy prices. Still, this is the third month in a row that the inflation rate has not been negative. Earlier this year, when ...
Developed-Country Inflation Hits Fresh Low, OECD Says
The Wall Street Journal - 6/2/2015 10:36:35 AM
The annual rate ... that global inflation may have resumed its 2014 decline will alarm central bankers, many of whom have launched fresh stimulus measures over recent months in an effort to prevent or reverse outright declines in consumer prices.
NBK: Kuwait inflation at 3.3 per cent in May; core inflation retreats slightly
CPI Financial - 7/6/2015 8:37:32 AM
Subsequently, we still forecast an average annual inflation rate close to 3.5 per cent ... Inflation in the local food price index edged up from 2.3 per cent y/y in April to 2.6 per cent y/y in May, while global food prices declined by 17.5 per cent ...
Inflation stays below RBA target
Nine MSN Finance - 7/6/2015 12:37:55 AM
The RBA's target range is inflation of two to three per cent. Mr Newnaha said he did not expect the RBA to move the two per cent cash rate at Tuesday's monthly meeting, saying deflation fears had passed and a bounce in consumer prices in July was likely ...
Making sense of the real exchange rate of the rupee
Rediff India Abroad - 7/2/2015 3:34:28 AM
it is exactly like Consumer Price Index (CPI). NEER of the Indian rupee is thus the weighted average of the ratios of exchange rate of the rupee expressed as one rupee in terms of a numeraire (SDR) and one unit of select countries’ currencies also ...
Non Farm Payrolls: Commodity prices fell further in June
Forex Street - 7/2/2015 9:53:51 AM
However, thanks to a weaker NZD that reduced significantly the negative impact of lower world prices ... will increase consumer confidence and consumer spending which will be necessary to reach the 2% inflation target. Before increasing rates, the Fed ...
UPDATE 2-Swedish c.bank makes surprise rate cut with wary eye on strong crown
Reuters - 7/2/2015 10:29:39 AM
Strong crown a threat to inflation ... unchanged rates. There are also worries that low inflation is playing into lower wage expectations ahead of huge wage round negotiations starting this year in the heavily unionised country. Consumer prices rose ...