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
Brazil's inflation to pierce target ceiling in mid-September
Reuters - 9/16/2014 1:27:45 PM
chicken and pork from the Latin American country. Forecasts for the consumer price index rise in the month to mid-September ranged from 0.25 percent to 0.38 percent, while estimates for the 12-month inflation rate ranged from 6.47 percent to 6.60 percent.
Inflation drops in UK, making interest rate rise this year increasingly unlikely
FOX News - 9/16/2014 9:24:22 AM
The Office for National Statistics says consumer price inflation slowed to 1.5 percent in August from 1.6 percent in July, a move that likely reinforces market expectations that interest rates are unlikely to rise this year despite robust growth and ...
UK inflation rate down to 1.5% as food and petrol costs fall
BBC - 9/16/2014 8:41:25 AM
The annual rate of UK inflation fell in August as the cost of petrol, food and non-alcoholic drinks declined. Consumer Price ... exchange company World First. "Of course, the headline figure does not tell the full story. Core prices surprised higher ...
British annual inflation dips to 1.5%
Yahoo News - 9/16/2014 9:45:50 AM
London (AFP) - Britain's 12-month inflation dipped to 1.5 percent in August from 1.6 percent in July, official data showed on Tuesday, easing pressure on the Bank of England to raise rates. The Consumer Prices Index ... citing the country's solid economic ...
UK inflation slips back, house price growth hits seven-year high
7 News Yahoo - 9/16/2014 8:48:34 AM
However, the current eight-month run of consumer price inflation below 2 percent is the longest since a multi-year stretch which ended in May 2005. That has helped the Bank of England to hold off on raising interest rates despite Britain's surprisingly ...
Rate cut not likely before January next year: Uday Kotak
Financial Express - 9/16/2014 4:33:52 PM
Retail inflation hits 24-month low of 8.79 per cent in January El Nino may pose obstacle to RBI's CPI target: BofA-ML Raghuram Rajan's RBI shifts to consumer prices ... for the country is to bring it down. Then I can cut interest rates," Rajan had said.
Labour: cost of living squeeze continues despite lower inflation - business live
theguardian.com - 9/16/2014 12:16:10 PM
What’s more, this week – the week in which Scotland decides whether it wants to become an independent country – tends to ... Breaking: The UK inflation rate, as measures by the Consumer Prices Index has fallen to 1.5%. That equals May’s five ...
Mystery of India's falling industrial growth,inflation and stable rates
Commodity Online - 9/16/2014 4:38:02 AM
India's inflation based on Consumer Price Index (CPI ... refuses to consider any rate cuts this year. And many analysts do believe status quo will be maintained. When developed countries are worried about low inflation emerging nations like China and ...
SBI revises deposit rates by 0.25% in two buckets
Economic Times - 9/16/2014 9:24:22 AM
MUMBAI: Country's largest ... The downward revision of rates is for deposits between one and three years and is applicable from September 18, it said. The bank added that with the inflation trending down -- consumer price inflation for August eased to ...
British inflation comes down to 1.5 percent
The Peninsula - 9/16/2014 11:00:24 PM
LONDON: Britain’s 12-month inflation dipped to 1.5 percent in August from 1.6 percent in July, official data showed yesterday, easing pressure on the Bank of England to raise rates. The Consumer Prices Index ... citing the country’s solid economic ...
Will trade help defeat India's terribly high food price inflation?
Economy Watch - 9/16/2014 12:23:19 PM
Not only is this raising consumer anger against the government but it also lowers the prospects of an interest rate cut by the Reserve ... In the case of food inflation, it is the same old story with the prices of proteins (eggs, fish, and meat), milk ...
Peru ETF In Focus On Interest Rate Cut
ETF Daily News - 9/16/2014 7:18:30 PM
Most of Central and South American countries ... rate by 25 bps to 3.75% in July. Before that, the central bank lowered the key rate in last November after more than four years. However, consumer prices suddenly nosedived, pushing the annual inflation ...
Exchange Rate News Today: GBP Soft on Inflation, EUR Steady and USD Holds ahead of Fed Rate Decisions
FCF - 9/16/2014 10:28:47 AM
The Pound is trending lower against the South African Rand on Tuesday after British inflation data indicated that the Bank of England may have to hold rates for the foreseeable future. Whilst the Consumer Price Index was equal to the market consensus of ...
Consumer Price Index and the Inflation Rate
The Motley Fool - 3/1/2014 3:43:32 PM
Every month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the Consumer Price Index ... U.S. Inflation Rate data by YCharts. While inflation hasn't been much of an issue in the U.S. in the past decade, in other parts of the world it is a major issue.
U.K. Inflation Slows to Match 5-Year Low on Food Prices
Businessweek - 9/16/2014 7:51:18 AM
U.K. inflation slowed to match the least in five years in August as a supermarket price war and weather effects pushed food prices down the most in more than a decade. The rate of consumer-price ... Can It Be a Country, Too? American's Retirees Just ...