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
Bank Indonesia eyes benign inflation in May
The Jakarta Post - 5/27/2016 12:05:02 PM
Bank Indonesia ( BI ) expects consumer ... staple food prices, while yoy inflation stood at 3.6 percent, according to Central Statistics Agency ( BPS ) data. The government is preparing measures to maintain prices and keep the inflation rate in check ...
Japan National CPI: World’s Third Largest Economy Sinks Deeper into Deflation
economiccalendar.com - 5/27/2016 1:02:18 PM
Japan sunk deeper into deflation last month, creating fresh headaches for policymakers that have yet to solve the country’s decades-long battle with weak price growth. Japan’s national consumer ... The so-called core inflation rate fell 0.3% annually ...
Retail inflation to remain elevated: BofA-ML
nyoooz.com - 5/27/2016 2:21:03 PM
According to the global financial services major Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofA-ML), the consumer price index-based inflation concerns are largely "overdone". "We are not too concerned about food inflation derailing another RBI rate cut as the recent ...
Oil Prices Poised to Hit Sweet Spot for Global Economy
The Wall Street Journal - 5/26/2016 7:44:21 PM
Still, a higher price does bring risks. Low oil prices have dampened U.S. inflation giving the U.S. Federal Reserve room to keep interest rates lower, economists say. Higher U.S. rates could knock markets around the world. More expensive oil could also be ...
Japan's inflation falls for 2nd straight month
m.moneycontrol.com - 5/27/2016 2:39:32 AM
Japan's core consumer prices fell 0.3 percent in April from ... The BOJ stunned markets in January by adding negative interest rates to its massive asset-buying programme in a fresh effort to accelerate inflation to its 2 percent target.
German yields nudge up as oil prices clear $50 a barrel
Reuters - 5/26/2016 7:34:13 AM
Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Robert Kaplan on Wednesday said he would support raising interest rates ... inflation - currently still in negative territory - later this year, and could see the ECB revise up its staff forecasts for consumer price ...
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
Japan's consumer prices down for second straight month in April
Japan Today - 5/27/2016 6:28:36 AM
Japan’s core consumer ... revive the country’s fortunes with a mix of policies centred on central bank monetary easing, targeted government spending and deregulation. But his attempts to power inflation have been hit by falling energy prices, coupled ...
Asia markets mostly higher as traders await cues from Yellen on rates
CNBC - 5/26/2016 11:26:16 PM
Japan's Nikkei 225 closed up 62.38 points, or 0.37 percent, at 16,834.84, after data showed consumer ... Oil prices touched a psychologically key level of $50 a barrel on Thursday, before retreating. As of 2:51 p.m. HK/SIN, global benchmark Brent futures ...
How El Nino fading in Australia may help bring India's inflation down
Daily News and Analysis - 5/25/2016 6:09:30 AM
a report by the Bank of America Merrill-Lynch Global Research, says. Both, wholesale and consumer Inflation inched up in April largely on the back of higher food prices brought on by a poor rabi crop. Crops across the country have suffered due to the ...
USA breaking away from the low global inflation mind-set
Forex Street - 5/25/2016 5:48:01 AM
Central bankers globally are battling low inflationary impulses and expectations, and this has tended to drive down global ... countries. Recent exchange rate appreciation weakening Japan’s inflation outlook For US inflation, the link between commodity ...
Hong Kong Inflation Slows For Second Month
Realtime Business News - 5/23/2016 4:53:08 AM
The consumer price index rose 2.7 percent year-on-year following 2.9 percent climb in March. In February, inflation was 3 percent. The latest inflation rate was the lowest since ... given the soft import prices amid subdued global inflation, retreat ...
Are US Central Bank Officials Signaling Interest Rate Hike Soon?
Voice of America - 5/26/2016 9:07:16 AM
This week, Dallas Federal Reserve President Robert Kaplan said he expected at least two rate hikes in 2016. On Thursday, Fed Governor Jerome Powell said that despite global ... inflation, which could ultimately stall the economy. Although prices for ...
Rains provide relief from heat, but not always from inflation
Live Mint - 5/26/2016 11:44:45 AM
Companies expect that a better-than-normal monsoon will lead to a pick-up in domestic demand and also boost the chances of a rate cut ... A 25 May Nomura Global Markets Research report does the same analysis for consumer price inflation and rains and ...