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
German inflation could exceed 1pc at year-end
Business Recorder - 10/24/2016 4:38:07 PM
A strong recovery in German inflation would likely give Bundesbank's President and ECB rate setter Jens Weidmann ... of the Petroleum Exporting Countries agreed on Sept. 28 to reduce production. Germany's harmonised consumer price index rose by 0.5 percent ...
Bank of Canada Maintains Inflation-Control Target
The Wall Street Journal - 10/24/2016 2:50:45 PM
The central bank said it would continue to use headline consumer prices ... revisits its inflation-control agreement with the Canadian government every five years. Monday’s decision to maintain the target rate at 2% comes amid a global debate over ...
Taming the Rising Consumer Price Index
This Day Live - 10/23/2016 11:13:01 PM
As the factors that drive inflation prevail and the consumer price index continued to maintain ... main objective was to help with exchange rate stability by attracting foreign investments into the country.” “The thinking of the committee was that ...
German inflation could exceed 1 percent at year-end: Bundesbank
Reuters - 10/24/2016 6:01:02 AM
A strong recovery in German inflation would likely give Bundesbank's President and ECB rate setter Jens Weidmann ... of the Petroleum Exporting Countries agreed on Sept. 28 to reduce production. Germany's harmonized consumer price index rose by 0.5 percent ...
Canada Sticks With G-7’s Longest-Running Inflation Target
Bloomberg - 10/24/2016 1:10:32 PM
Canada’s central bank is sticking with its 2 percent inflation ... around the 2008 global financial crisis. Canada’s main inflation target remains untouched. The bank again defined it as the 12-month rate of the consumer price index, in the middle ...
World’s first milk price set by consumers
Farmers Weekly - 10/23/2016 6:02:13 AM
A new milk brand which pays producers a fair milk price ... to a consumer survey in which 48% of respondents said they were willing to pay a premium price for their milk, with just 3% saying they would pay no more than current global market rates (€0 ...
Top 10 Countries by Inflation Rate Consumer Prices
Jagran Josh - 9/22/2011 1:03:19 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
Weak Retail Sales Result Makes Canada Rate Cut More Likely (1)
Bloomberg - 10/24/2016 3:23:33 AM
Canada’s retail sales unexpectedly fell and the inflation rate trailed forecasts, raising concern about the health of the country’s economic rebound. Retail sales fell 0.1 percent in August, compared with forecasts for a 0.3 percent gain. Consumer ...
Consumer Price Index and the Inflation Rate
The Motley Fool - 3/1/2014 11:54:28 AM
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.
Bank of Canada renews inflation target for five more years
Reuters - 10/24/2016 9:50:06 AM
In a joint statement, they said the target of 2 percent will continue to be defined in terms of the 12-month change in the total Consumer Price ... countries struggle to meet the target amid slow growth and low inflation but have little room to cut ...
Best GBP/CAD of 2 Weeks for UK-CAN Transfers Today: Pound to Canadian Dollar Rate Climbs as Oil Prices Fall
Exchange Rates - 10/25/2016 9:13:07 AM
Demand for the CAD remained weak at the start of the week, with investors still discouraged by Friday’s disappointing Consumer Price ... on Poor Inflation Data Disappointing inflation data caused the Canadian Dollar / Pound Sterling exchange rate to ...
GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks, commodities climb as economic confidence lifts
Yahoo Finance - 10/25/2016 9:05:58 AM
LONDON, Oct 25 (Reuters) - World markets had a swagger about them on Tuesday as upbeat economic data and signs of a revival in inflation pushed up stocks and commodity prices and kept the ... on a December U.S. interest rate rise <0#FF:>.
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 ...
UPDATE 2-Bank of Canada renews inflation target, adjusts how it gauges inflation
CNBC - 10/24/2016 6:54:08 PM
In announcing a change to how inflation is measures, the bank said that instead of using just one "core" inflation measure, the central bank said it will use three to measure consumer price changes ... prompting a rate cut. Other countries have also ...
Bank of Canada Maintains Inflation-Control Target -- 2nd Update
NASDAQ - 10/24/2016 2:33:27 AM
The central bank said it would continue to use headline consumer prices to ... revisits its inflation-control agreement with the Canadian government every five years. Monday's decision to maintain the target rate at 2% comes amid a global debate over ...