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
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 ...
Still Paying the Price of Keynesian Currency
Wall Street Journal - 10/9/2015 12:04:00 AM
It is true that the international monetary system since 1971—when Richard Nixon ended the dollar’s convertibility to gold—has been corrupted, as in the 1930s, by countries ... consumer and housing price inflation have been determined by the World ...
Egypt's urban consumer inflation jumps in September
Trade Arabia - 10/9/2015 5:54:45 AM
Egypt's urban consumer inflation jumped for the first time in four months as food prices rose, although the country's core inflation declined ... the central bank said on Thursday. Global commodity prices remain low, but Egypt's foreign currency shortage ...
India Consumer Inflation Expected to Have Risen in September
NASDAQ - 10/9/2015 5:04:39 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.
Tanzania: Monthly Inflation Rate Drops
AllAfrica - 10/9/2015 9:08:01 AM
The increase in the overall index is attributed to the price increase of both food and non-food items. The new National Consumer Price Index released by NBS yesterday for last month also indicates that the annual inflation rate which excludes food and ...
Bank of England keeps rates steady, sees soft inflation outlook
Reuters - 10/9/2015 6:09:04 AM
British consumer price inflation, which stands at zero ... Since then, concerns about a slowdown in the global economy and the U.S. Federal Reserve's decision not to start raising rates have steadily pushed back expectations for when the BoE might move.
LARRY SUMMERS: The global economy is in serious danger
The Business Insider - 10/8/2015 10:35:07 AM
The problem of secular stagnation — the inability of the industrial world to grow at satisfactory rates even ... are that inflation will accelerate too rapidly, economies will overheat and too much capital will flow to developing countries.
Risk of global financial crash has increased, warns IMF
The Guardian - 10/8/2015 11:46:42 AM
Addressing the prospect of an interest rate rise ... exposure to global shocks. But those gains were underpinned by low inflation caused by a slump in oil and other commodity prices, with knock-on effects for oil and mineral-rich countries that rely ...
IMF cuts global growth rate to 3.1%, but India has a chance to boom
IN - 10/8/2015 2:24:11 PM
The broader implication is that there is something intrinsic about our economy which will keep our growth rate very high even in future and more importantly higher than other ... of payments and inflation, and given that we are price takers the benefits ...
Global worries kept Fed from hiking rates in September
WLOX 13 - 10/9/2015 4:14:32 AM
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 ...
Bank of England Does Not Move Rates
wkrb13.com - 10/8/2015 6:34:43 PM
The Bank of England kept its interest rates the same as it voted again to leave them at record lows saying the outlook for inflation during the coming months appeared weaker than had been previously thought. Consumer price inflation in Britain, which is ...
Fed Held Rates Steady Over Concerns About Weak Growth Abroad
New York Times - 10/9/2015 1:15:35 AM
But the effect of a slowdown on American exports and commodity prices, combined with fewer signs of inflation, stayed their hand at their two-day meeting in mid-September. “Participants anticipated that recent global ... its main rate before the end ...
World Markets In 'New Mediocre' Era: IMF's Lagarde
International Business Times - 10/8/2015 8:14:56 PM
For both the Fed and the Bank of England, inflation targets are far out of reach, although both insist they are ready to hike rates ... prices. China's growth is slowing, although Lagarde was optimistic that the slowdown was manageable. While the world's ...
GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks climb after Fed minutes; oil jumps
CNBC - 10/8/2015 9:12:12 PM
NEW YORK Oct 8 (Reuters) - World stock indexes climbed and the dollar dipped on Thursday as minutes from the latest Federal Reserve meeting showed policymakers view low inflation as a hurdle to raising rates. U.S. crude oil prices briefly traded above $50 ...
IMF told that amid 'new mediocre' no room for mistakes by central banks
Reuters - 10/9/2015 1:08:25 AM
For both the Fed and the Bank of England, inflation targets are far out of reach, although both central banks insist they are ready to hike rates ... budget deficits across the world. U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew urged countries to cooperate on ...