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
UPDATE 1-German inflation remains weak in November, ahead of ECB meeting
Reuters - 11/30/2015 9:10:47 AM
German prices harmonised to compare with other European countries rose by ... Italian EU-harmonised consumer prices (HICP) fell a preliminary 0.5 percent month-on-month in November, with the year-on-year inflation rate slowing slightly to 0.1 percent ...
BlackRock Prefers Inflation Bonds, Says Outlook Is Too Sanguine
Bloomberg - 12/1/2015 3:04:31 AM
The world’s largest money manager says expectations that U.S. inflation will stay low are “too sanguine,” and it prefers government securities that protect against gains in consumer prices over regular ... benchmark interest rate by its Dec. 15-16 ...
Reserve Bank of India likely to hold rates as room for cuts narrows
CNBC - 12/1/2015 3:11:41 AM
India's central bank is likely to keep its policy rate ... target for a country that less than two years ago suffered double-digit inflation. A recent pay hike to government employees and potential food price shocks could easily push up consumer price ...
German inflation picks up tentatively in November: data
Business Recorder - 11/30/2015 2:11:26 PM
And using the Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices (HICP) -- the barometer used by the European Central Bank -- the inflation rate stood at 0.3 percent, also a tick higher than the 0.2 percent recorded in October. The ECB regards annual inflation rates of ...
RBI seen holding rates, room for cuts narrows
Reuters - 12/1/2015 2:35:53 AM
But analysts are less certain about whether Rajan will cut the rate ... for a country that less than two years ago suffered double-digit inflation. A recent pay hike to government employees and potential food price shocks could easily push up consumer ...
Inflation: US consumer prices higher in October
MENAFN - 11/17/2015 7:48:58 PM
(MENAFN - AFP) US consumer ... rates in more than nine years. While the core CPI figure for the year is close to the Federal Reserve's 2.0 percent target inflation rate, the Fed focuses on another measure, the personal consumption expenditures (PCE) price ...
Fed may need 4% unemployment rate to hit inflation goal
Market Watch - 11/30/2015 11:12:28 AM
Michael Gapen and Rob Martin argue the annual rate of inflation as measured by the PCE index, the Fed’s preferred price ... a weak global economy. Imported goods are cheaper, as are many commodities, such as gasoline, needed to produce consumer goods ...
2 Measures Of Inflation And Fed Policy
Seeking Alpha - 11/30/2015 7:47:52 PM
The annualized rate of change is calculated to two decimal places for more precision in the side-by-side comparison with the Consumer Price Index. The BEA's Personal Consumption Expenditures Chain-type Price Index for October shows core inflation below the ...
RBI seen holding rates as room for cuts narrows
Economic Times - 12/1/2015 3:04:31 AM
MUMBAI: The RBI is likely to keep its policy rate unchanged ... for a country that less than two years ago suffered double-digit inflation. A recent pay hike to government employees and potential food price shocks could easily push up consumer price ...
Vietnam rules out interest rate cuts despite record-low inflation
Thanh Nien News - 12/1/2015 3:11:41 AM
The State Bank of Vietnam said it will not lower interest rates any time soon even though ... Vietnam saw low inflation this year, mainly due to declines in crude oil's world prices, Hong said said. Since oil prices are unpredictable, they can rebound ...
Top 10 Countries by Inflation Rate Consumer Prices
Jagran Josh - 9/21/2011 11:55:54 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
German Consumer Prices Edge Higher in November
NASDAQ - 11/30/2015 8:20:40 AM
FRANKFURT--German consumer ... inflation of close but below 2%, but stimulus measures--such as a monthly 60 billion euro ($63.53 billion) asset purchase program and record low policy rates--haven't managed to kick-start to prices yet, partly because of ...
Algeria: Annual Inflation Rate Hits 5.1 Percent in October 2015
AllAfrica - 11/30/2015 10:00:53 AM
Algiers — Algeria's annual inflation rate hit 5.1% from November 2014 to October 2015 compared to November 2013-October 2014, said the National Office of Statistics (ONS). Consumer prices increased ... Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com).
India’s Upcoming Interest Rate Decision
The Diplomat - 11/30/2015 2:11:26 PM
Yet the path ahead for the RBI’s monetary policy is tricky, given domestic regional disparities and global macroeconomic uncertainties. Resurgence of Inflation Since the previous rate cut, the consumer price index (CPI) has spiked in India.