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
Venezuela's Inflation Rate Now Approaching Lunacy Levels
Forbes - 8/26/2016 3:32:05 PM
Venezuela’s inflation rate is traveling at ludicrous speed. Colombia has been unable to help, despite allowing for Venezuelans to come into the country’s supermarkets ... “24 minimum wages to cover the consumer price basked of food items in July ...
Inflation And Your Portfolio: What's Your Required Rate Of Return?
Seeking Alpha - 8/26/2016 7:11:00 AM
Fed policy is increasingly focused on a singular measure of inflation, but inflation rates vary widely across ... don't necessarily track housing prices on a one-for-one basis, and even if they did, not everyone in the country rents their primary residence.
Lessons from Japan Part 1 - Do Falling Bond Prices Signal Faster Monetary Velocity and More Inflation?
kitco.com - 8/26/2016 12:25:58 PM
It is important to monitor Japan because her markets are leading many global ... inflation, such that a rise in term premia (i.e. loss of confidence in bonds) will push general consumer prices higher. In other words, forget negative interest rate policies ...
Consumers hail drop in inflation
Times of Zambia - 8/26/2016 7:35:28 PM
CONSUMER bodies have said that the drop in inflation in the month of August is an indication that the economic environment in the country is stable. Central Statistical Office (CSO) on Thursday announced that the annual rate ... a cheaper price now that ...
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
World Bond Fund Offers Surprising High-Yield Opportunity
investing.com - 8/26/2016 7:32:29 AM
Whenever prices are bid up and ... being to invest at a negative interest rate in an instrument underwritten by a country that has sworn to increase your cost of living (via an “acceptable and desirable” 2% inflation rate.) You get zero or less than ...
Zambia: Inflation Reduces in August
AllAfrica - 8/26/2016 10:02:48 AM
Central Statistical Office (CSO) director John Kalumbi said the annual rate of inflation as measured by all the items Consumer Price Index (CPI ... Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for ...
RBI governor Rajan confident Urjit Patel will help achieve inflation objectives
Hindustan Times - 8/27/2016 12:28:57 AM
Calling him a close ally, the outgoing RBI chief said Urjit would ensure continuity in meeting the country ... for cutting inflation in half during his three-year tenure after introducing a target that aims to keep consumer prices rising at 2-6%.
U.S. consumer prices unchanged; underlying inflation slowing
Reuters - 8/16/2016 2:22:13 AM
Last month's flat reading in the Consumer Price Index ... on persistently low U.S. inflation. The U.S. central bank raised its benchmark overnight interest rate in December for the first time in nearly a decade. Gasoline prices fell 4.7 percent in July ...
Consumer Price Index and the Inflation Rate
The Motley Fool - 3/1/2014 3:43:32 PM
While it may not be the best measure of the inflation rate, the consumer price index is tied to ... in other parts of the world it is a major issue. Venezuela is a prime example: The value of the country's currency is spiraling downward.
Japan July consumer prices post biggest annual fall in 3 yrs
in-cyprus.com - 8/26/2016 8:44:04 AM
Japan’s consumer prices fell in July ... a deepening of negative interest rates.” Japan’s economic growth ground to a halt in April-June and analysts expect any rebound in the current quarter to be modest as weak global growth and the yen’s 20 ...
EZ – Consumer Confidence fell slightly to -8.5 in August
Forex Street - 8/27/2016 2:37:48 AM
Next week, the flash estimates for the inflation rate of the Eurozone for August will be published. Our and market expectations are at +0.4% y/y (previously: +0.2% y/y). The main reason for the increase is the oil price. The annual rate of change in oil ...
Double Digit Inflation And The Rise of Gold
commoditytrademantra.com - 8/26/2016 4:50:49 PM
Inflation can really spin out of control very quickly. So is double-digit inflation rate within the next five ... “How can you say gold prices will rise to $10,000 without knowing developments in the world economy, or even what actions will be taken ...
Global Economy Weekahead - U.S. jobs data to test case for rate hike
Reuters - 8/26/2016 9:41:20 AM
Recent strong employment data, and signs that inflation is finally beginning to pick up, have encouraged some policymakers to believe rates should rise ... data for UK mortgage lending, house prices and consumer sentiment, the latter seeing its biggest ...
Consumer Inflation Views in Three Countries
frbsf.org - 11/25/2013 4:47:17 PM
But U.S., British, and Japanese consumers expect inflation to be higher. Data suggest that consumers in these countries ... the level of oil prices, not the rate of change as economic theory would suggest. These two characteristics of consumer inflation ...