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
Australia inflation eases to 17-year low
Times of India - 7/27/2016 8:15:13 AM
Australian inflation eased to a 17-year low in April-June, official figures showed Wednesday, raising the prospects of another interest rate ... world's most advanced economies, but like most countries it is struggling to kickstart inflation, with oil ...
Australia inflation slowdown sets scene for rate cut
investing.com - 7/27/2016 3:21:44 AM
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian consumer prices rose at the slowest annual pace since 1999 last quarter while core inflation remained at a record low, setting the stage for a cut in interest rates as early ... washing around the world. An excess of supply ...
July inflation rate seen breaching 2%
BusinessMirror. - 7/26/2016 4:23:10 PM
According to BSP Governor Amando Tetangco Jr., consumer goods prices may have accelerated to within target range in July as a result of adjustments in electricity rates and in food prices. He told reporters on Tuesday inflation likely ranged from a low of ...
Vietnam's central bank battles to fight inflation
e.vnexpress.net - 7/27/2016 4:54:47 AM
Vietnam’s inflation started picking up in May to the highest increase in the past five years. More importantly, although food accounts for 42.8 percent of the 19 goods and services the country uses to calculate consumer ... world oil prices are climbing ...
Venezuela’s Inflation to Reach 1,600% in 2017, Spurring Demand for Bitcoin
NASDAQ - 7/26/2016 3:15:45 AM
The weakening economy of Venezuela under the regime of President Nicolas Maduro is forecast by the International Monetary Fund to reach a consumer-price inflation rate of 480 percent ... that can be transported out of the country and protected from seizure ...
What Is Demand-Pull and Cost-Push Inflation?
Market Realist - 7/25/2016 10:04:58 AM
The government cut rates as well as taxes. House prices rose about 30%, which fueled a positive wealth effect. Consumer confidence soared ... there are very few examples of demand-pull inflation, given the slowing global (URTH) economy.
PRECIOUS-Gold eases as investors await U.S. Fed rate policy
Reuters - 7/27/2016 1:12:53 AM
The U.S. Federal Reserve is expected to keep interest rates unchanged this week, deferring any possible increase until September or December, as policymakers hold out for more evidence of a pickup in inflation ... prices June 0645 France Consumer ...
Bangladesh holds rate, inflation seen easing to 5.45%
CountingPips - 7/26/2016 1:31:22 PM
Bangladesh Bank (BB) said consumer price inflation had been ... targeting market interest rates from the current monetary policy approach of mainly targeting the money stock, which is most useful for underdeveloped countries with limited external openness.
Home Prices Rising
Seeking Alpha - 7/27/2016 2:31:37 AM
Tuesday's S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Home Price Indices report showed prices rising at about a 5% annual rate over the last 12 months. Across the country ... inflation-adjusted version of the National Index. The inflation adjustment is based on the ...
Nigeria hikes rates to lift naira, fight inflation
Business Recorder - 7/26/2016 7:50:45 PM
ABUJA: The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Tuesday raised its benchmark interest rate to 14 percent from 12 percent in move to stabilise the country's currency, the naira, and tame soaring inflation ... But the global fall in crude prices since mid ...
India cenbank governor defends inflation record, urges independence
Reuters - 7/26/2016 11:29:40 AM
Rajan had faced withering criticism from right-wing members of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party for keeping interest rates high and choking ... RBI's deliberate efforts to control consumer prices for bringing down inflation and supporting economic ...
Raghuram Rajan Defends Inflation Record, Urges RBI's Independence
NDTV - 7/26/2016 6:03:23 PM
Rajan had faced withering criticism for keeping interest rates high and choking growth ... Rajan on Tuesday credited the RBI's deliberate efforts to control consumer prices for bringing down inflation and supporting economic growth, rejecting arguments ...
Revamped pigeon pea seed could ease inflation in India
Ahmedabad Mirror - 7/26/2016 1:35:32 AM
By adding a gene to the seed's DNA, he hopes to make it pest-proof, boost output by 30 percent and help reduce dependence on imports in a country that's both the world's biggest ... of Asia's second-highest inflation rate. Prices of the beans, chickpeas ...
$A falls as inflation hits 17-year low
7 News Yahoo - 7/27/2016 7:53:44 AM
The currency spiked at 75.61 US cents just after the 1130 AEST release of June quarter inflation numbers but then pulled back to fall below 75 US cents. The consumer price ... a rate cut. "The CPI numbers confirm that we are in that lower inflation world ...
Inflation likely at 1.5-2.4% in July – BSP
Philstar - 7/26/2016 7:50:45 PM
The benign inflation environment as well as robust domestic demand allowed monetary authorities to keep interest rates steady for 14 consecutive rate-setting meetings since October 2014. Monetary authorities believe the country’s monetary policy stance ...