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 Remains Stubbornly Low
NASDAQ - 8/4/2015 7:13:01 AM
Global inflation ... Very low inflation rates make economies vulnerable to a slide into deflation, an outcome that policy makers regard as unlikely, but highly damaging should it occur. Even without a period of falling consumer prices, policy makers ...
Grand Central: Signs of Stability in Core Inflation Should Comfort Fed Officials
The Wall Street Journal - 8/4/2015 7:08:51 PM
As China’s summer stock slide deepened, threatening a key plank of Beijing’s plan to overhaul the world’s No. 2 economy, the country’s premier pounded ... RESEARCH Interest Rates and House Prices. The San Francisco Fed’s Òscar Jordà, Moritz ...
Inflation goes up slightly
The Daily Star - 8/4/2015 6:25:54 PM
The general point to point inflation rate reached 6.36 percentage points in July, up from 6.25 percentage points in June, said Planning Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal while releasing the monthly consumer price index after the ECNEC meeting today. Meanwhile ...
Colombia’s central bank raises projected 2015 inflation to 4.5%
Colombia Reports - 8/4/2015 9:24:52 PM
Colombia’s Central Bank believes inflation in the country will be ... 35% of its value amid a global drop in the price of crude oil, Colombia’s main export product. According to government statistics agency DANE, consumer prices in June went up ...
Turkey: Inflation drops sharply in July
MENAFN - 8/4/2015 7:23:10 PM
The annualized inflation rate fell to 6.81 percent in July from 7.2 percent in June. The Consumer Price Index saw a 0.39 percentage point ... Aug 4 2015 - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's Scouts honor World Scout Committee Members, Saudi Press Agency (MENAFN ...
'Three gluts' to shape the global economy, PIMCO says
The Age - 8/4/2015 11:12:14 PM
The initial negative impact from the falling oil price ... countries, which were expected to follow the European Central Bank and the Bank of Japan, he said. The net impact of these three gluts would be for global growth, inflation and interest rates ...
Cardenas Says Peso Drop Doesn’t Threaten Colombia Inflation Goal
Bloomberg - 8/4/2015 6:33:04 PM
The plunge in the Colombian peso doesn’t pose a serious risk to the nation’s inflation target and consumer price rises will slow as the economy ... Colombia’s swap rates rose the most since 2012 yesterday as traders increased bets on higher interest ...
RBI monetary policy review: Guv Raghuram Rajan should have paid more heed to global deflation
Financial Express - 8/4/2015 4:31:22 PM
Given the jump in June inflation and, more important, the Met sticking to its drought forecast – 12% shortfall in monsoon, with just 11 of the country ... global commodity demand, the collapse in growth there should logically depress commodity prices ...
Monsoon, Fed impact next trigger for rate cuts: Moody's
Rediff India Abroad - 8/4/2015 9:43:21 AM
The progress of monsoon, crude prices and the impact of US Fed rate action, going forward, will determine RBI's ability for more monetary easing, said global rating agency ... including the recent uptick in consumer price inflation and a likely policy ...
RBI likely to cut rate by 0.25% tomorrow: Moody's Analytics
gosporttimes.com - 8/4/2015 7:55:58 AM
The research firm also said recent global developments ... points in September and a final rate cut on February 2. At its last policy review in June, the RBI had projected rising food prices could send consumer inflation to the top end of its 2 to 6 ...
No rate cut despite lower crude prices: Five reasons why RBI is in wait and watch mode
IN - 8/4/2015 6:51:33 AM
However, the export growth is likely to be contracted due to the slower global growth ... held its policy rate at 7.25 percent on Tuesday, pausing as widely expected after a spike in food prices sent consumer inflation to an eight-month high.The central ...
Gold Is On Sale Says The Rational Investor – U.S. Global Investors
Guru Focus - 8/4/2015 10:11:59 AM
Their sentiment toward the metal extends only as far back as the most recent selloff, induced by the strong U.S. dollar, weak global manufacturing activity and fears that interest rates will ... and containing consumer price inflation, currently at 15.8 ...
No room for cut in lending rates in near-term, say bankers
Firstpost - 8/4/2015 3:26:57 PM
Arundhati Bhattacharya, chairman of the ... rate cuts. The lowering of inflation projection in the last quarter is an acknowledgement of a benign inflation trajectory," she said. The SBI chief based her optimism to the low global commodity prices, which ...
Oil price slide complicates life for central banks
Reuters - 8/4/2015 2:01:03 PM
and the CRB index of global commodity prices is at its lowest in a dozen years. Central banks usually ignore the temporary impact of commodity price swings on consumer prices. But they have little room for complacency when inflation and policy rates are ...
Gas prices dropping, could hit $2 a gallon
The Miami Herald - 8/4/2015 10:43:36 PM
These savings have been partially offset by rising food prices this year, as a poultry disease and California’s drought pushed up food prices and thus the inflation rate by 0.3 ... director of consumer economics at IHS Global Insight.