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
Malaysia sees highest inflation rate in eight years
www.talkvietnam.com - 3/26/2017 11:06:21 AM
Kuala Lumpur (VNA) – Malaysia’s consumer price index in February rose 4.5 percent year-on-year, the highest in more than eight years. Meanwhile, previous forecast in a Bloomberg survey stated that inflation rate of the country would stand from 3.9 ...
Inquirer Opinion - 3/21/2017 4:05:46 PM
We have certainly come a long way in stabilizing consumer prices, and those of us who complain of price increases now may not realize how good the situation actually is. When the Philippine Statistics Authority reports the inflation rate each month ...
Investor inflation expectations rise sharply as UK, US and EU finally exit low-growth mode
CITY A.M. - 3/29/2017 3:24:39 AM
... rates across the developed world have risen quickly in recent months, driven in party by the recovery in global oil prices. Read more: Even inflation at 3.5 per cent might not mean rate rise says BoE official Consumer prices in Europe and the UK have ...
German bunds remain mixed ahead of March unemployment rate, consumer inflation
econotimes.com - 3/29/2017 8:32:28 AM
The German bunds remained narrowly mixed Wednesday as investors await the country’s unemployment rate and the consumer price inflation, during the month of March, scheduled to be released March 30 and 31 respectively. The yield on the benchmark 10-year ...
Iran sees rise in inflation rate
Azer News - 3/29/2017 11:38:35 AM
The country ... to the rate of inflation at the end of the same month in the previous year. The Central Bank also said that setting the Iranian fiscal year 1390 (March 21, 2011 to March 20, 2012) as the main one, that is 1390=100, the consumer price ...
UK inflation shoots above two percent, adding to Bank of England conundrum
Reuters - 3/21/2017 5:43:00 AM
LONDON British inflation shot past the Bank of England's 2 percent target last month, potentially adding to uneasiness among some officials at the central bank about keeping interest rates near zero. Consumer prices ... economy as the country prepares ...
Inflation to fall when petrol prices drop? Not so simple
Malaysiakini - 3/29/2017 7:49:31 AM
Now if crude should ever go up to US$100, what then will be our petrol price? 2) For petrol prices to go down significantly and thus reduce inflation as the minister ... coordinate the ringgit exchange rate in a linked world). 2) Once domestic retailers ...
Consumer Price Index and the Inflation Rate
The Motley Fool - 3/1/2014 11:54:28 AM
Every month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the Consumer Price ... 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. Venezuela is a prime example: The value of the country's ...
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 ...
BSP keeps 3% benchmark rate on manageable inflation outlook
BusinessMirror. - 3/23/2017 1:11:36 PM
The monetary authority, however, slightly cut its inflation forecast for the year, despite rising consumer prices in recent months. The BSP decided to maintain the interest rate on its overnight ... said a cut in the country’s reserve requirement ratio ...
Colombia cenbank seen cutting rates by 25 bp as inflation falls
CNBC - 3/24/2017 10:28:45 PM
given the significant easing of inflation. Despite the decrease, consumer price expectations are still above the long-term target of 2 percent to 4 percent, and a decision to lower the rate is unlikely to be unanimous. Consumer prices rose 1.01 percent in ...
Rates maintained but inflation rate forecasts trimmed
BusinessWorld Online - 3/25/2017 2:10:40 AM
As expected, the Monetary Board left policy settings at 3.5% for the overnight lending rate, three percent ... upside pressures on general consumer prices. Mr. Guinigundo said the central bank now expects 2017 inflation to average 3.4%, a tad slower ...
Annual pace of inflation lowers in February, declining food prices soften impact
The Brandon Sun - 3/24/2017 11:51:40 AM
OTTAWA - The annual pace of inflation in Canada ticked lower in February as higher prices for gasoline were offset in part by declining costs for fresh fruit and vegetables. Statistics Canada said Friday the consumer ... rest of the world inflation is ...
British bonds buoyed by Brexit risks, but prone to inflation burn
Today - 3/28/2017 1:05:40 PM
Such low yields -- resulting from bond price rises -- for long-dated paper in part reflect doubt about how Britain's economy will perform after the country leaves the European Union and therefore the ultimate outlook for inflation and interest rates.
Brazil's inflation likely eases to 4.7 percent in mid-March
Reuters - 3/20/2017 10:59:09 AM
Consumer ... prices, considered to be more sensitive to monetary policy and economic activity than industrial goods, probably slowed to the lowest rate since 2008. Brazil's sudden inflation slowdown highlights the unprecedented severity of the country's ...