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, 2012See also: Inflation rate (consumer prices) map
B.C. still has country’s lowest inflation while prices surge across country
Business in Vancouver - 11/21/2014 4:55:48 PM
the sharp decline in energy costs will likely push the headline rate below 2%; however, excluding energy, inflation pressures are likely to continue to run at or above 2.0%.” Alberta saw the country’s biggest jump, with consumer prices growing 3.0%.
National inflation rate at 2.4 per cent in October
CP24 - 11/21/2014 9:17:40 AM
OTTAWA -- The country's annual inflation rate climbed higher than economists' expectations ... The federal agency says the consumer price index climbed as prices rose in all of the categories it tracks in the 12 months leading up to October, with both ...
Inflation hits 2.5% in October
Leader Post - 11/22/2014 4:51:38 AM
Saskatchewan posted an inflation rate of 2.5 per cent in October, third-highest among the provinces and ahead of the province's 2.2-per-cent increase in the consumer price index in September ... the highest in the country. Nationally, the annual inflation ...
Canada's inflation rate was 2.4 per cent in October: StatsCan
labour-reporter.com - 11/21/2014 6:07:23 PM
OTTAWA (CP) — The country's annual inflation rate last month climbed higher than economists expected, heating up to 2.4 per cent, Statistics Canada said Friday. The federal agency found the consumer price index crept upwards as prices rose in all ...
Pricier bacon and butts help push Canada's annual inflation to 2.4 % last month
Winnipeg Free Press - 11/21/2014 8:01:55 PM
OTTAWA - The climbing costs of bacon, smokes and natural gas helped propel the country's annual inflation rate to the unexpected mark of ... The bank predicted both the core and headline consumer price index to stay near the two per cent zone for a ...
China unexpectedly cuts rates to support economy
Fresno Bee - 11/21/2014 6:36:01 PM
And Japan’s government this week delayed a tax increase after the country ... to help consumer spending. In Europe, it is not only weak growth but also the low inflation rate that is worrying the ECB. Low inflation or an outright drop in prices can ...
Saskatchewan inflation hits 2.5% in October
StarPhoenix - 11/22/2014 8:19:13 AM
Saskatchewan posted an inflation rate of 2.5 per cent in October, third-highest among the provinces and ahead of the province's 2.2 per cent increase in the consumer price index in September ... the highest in the country. Nationally, the annual inflation ...
U.K. Gilts Climb as Inflation Data Support Outlook for Low Rates
Bloomberg - 11/22/2014 6:53:19 AM
Consumer prices rose 1.3 percent in October from a year ago, compared with 1.2 percent in the previous month, the lowest level in five years, a government report on Nov. 18 showed. The inflation rate has stayed ... to Bloomberg World Bond Indexes.
Core Canadian Inflation Up 2.3% in October -- Update
4 Traders - 11/21/2014 2:11:10 PM
led by price increases for meat and utilities, pushing the annual core rate up at the fastest pace in nearly three years. The inflation report positions Canada as an outlier on the inflation front among major industrialized countries, and appears to ...
Pricier bacon and smokes help push Canada’s annual inflation to 2.4 % in October
Canada - 11/21/2014 7:11:49 PM
OTTAWA — The climbing costs of bacon, smokes and natural gas helped propel the country’s annual inflation rate to the unexpected mark of ... The bank predicted both the core and headline consumer price index to stay near the two per cent zone for ...
Macro Horizons: China Rate Cut Makes Waves in Global Markets
The Wall Street Journal - 11/21/2014 7:26:08 PM
Macro Horizons covers the main macroeconomic and policy news events affecting foreign-exchange, fixed income and equity markets around the world ... rate by 0.25 percentage points to 2.75%. Falling inflation, a weakening economy and sliding house prices ...
Gold at three-week high after China rate cut
biznews.com - 11/21/2014 7:40:27 PM
World markets have had an interesting week. After the Fed warned about the dangers of deflation, the US dollar strengthened and stocks rose. Today, China has announced a surprise rate cut, which should fuel growth in the country, and the gold price has jumped.
Grand Central: Dealer Survey Highlights Fed’s Looming Jobs Vs Inflation Conundrum
The Wall Street Journal - 11/21/2014 7:18:58 PM
A raft of settlements and criminal charges against big Wall Street firms reinforces a loss of public faith in the banking system that poses a threat to the country’s financial ... Fed Could Add to Toolkit for Raising Rates. Fed officials discussed ...
The Three Countries With The Highest Inflation
Forbes - 5/9/2014 9:09:43 PM
Elevated inflation can be harmful to a country’s economy. Moreover, as prices rise, if wages don’t keep ... In this article, we’ll discuss the three countries with the world’s highest inflation rate. We’ll also include a brief, but important ...
China slashes interest rates
The Spokesman-Review - 11/22/2014 7:50:35 AM
BEIJING – China’s central bank unexpectedly slashed interest rates on Friday to re-energize the world ... inflation or an outright drop in prices can weaken an economy further by encouraging delays in spending and investment. The economy of the 18 ...