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
Manitoba's inflation rate drops, still third highest in country
brandonsun.com - 5/23/2015 8:03:48 AM
WINNIPEG — Inflationary pressures are easing in Manitoba, according to new consumer price ... inflation rate dropped to 0.9 per cent in April from 1.2 per cent in March. Even at that low level, it was still the third highest annual rate in the country ...
Province's inflation rate highest in nation
StarPhoenix - 5/23/2015 7:20:51 AM
... economic shock of lower oil prices without a corresponding moderation of consumer prices,' United Steelworkers economist Erin Weir said. The country's annual inflation rate decelerated under the weight of low energy prices to just 0.8 per cent last ...
Cheaper energy prices in April churn out weakest inflation rate since 2013
Canadian Business - 5/22/2015 3:57:26 PM
OTTAWA – The weight of low energy prices slowed the country’s annual ... Canada’s latest consumer price index found that cheaper year-over-year energy prices were among the biggest factors behind the slower inflation rate, as prices rose in seven ...
US consumer prices ticking up as Fed weighs first rate hike
4 - 5/22/2015 9:23:44 AM
WASHINGTON - Core consumer ... rate of 2.6 per cent over the past three months — the fastest pace in four years. Paul Ashcroft, chief U.S. economist at Capital Economics, said while overall inflation still remains very low, the trend in core prices ...
Low energy prices keep inflation at 0.8%
The Star - 5/22/2015 1:05:38 PM
OTTAWA — The country ... inflation reading, which was released less than a week before the Bank of Canada’s next scheduled interest-rate announcement, was much lower than the 1.2 per cent increase in March. Statistics Canada’s latest consumer price ...
U.S. consumer prices soft, underlying inflation pushes up
Webindia 123 - 5/22/2015 2:53:01 PM
U.S. consumer pricesmoderated in April on weak gasoline prices, but rising shelterand medical care costs boosted underlying inflation pressures,which should keep the Federal Reserve on course to raiseinterest rates later this year.The Labor Department said ...
Inflation rate drops in Manitoba, but still third-highest in Canada
Winnipeg Free Press - 5/22/2015 3:28:48 PM
Inflationary pressures are easing in Manitoba, according to new consumer price ... annual inflation rate dropped to 0.9 per cent in April from 1.2 per cent in March. But even at that low level, it was still the third highest annual rate in the country ...
Sask. leads nation in inflation in April
Leader Post - 5/22/2015 7:03:33 PM
REGINA — Saskatchewan’s annual inflation ... shock of lower oil prices without a corresponding moderation of consumer prices,’’ United Steelworkers economist Erin Weir said in a commentary. The country’s annual inflation rate decelerated under ...
Yellen: First Rate Hike Could Come This Year
Fox Business - 5/23/2015 12:11:22 AM
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday interest rates ... prices no longer declining, and with the public’s expectations of future inflation apparently stable, my colleagues on the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) and I believe that consumer ...
US stocks fall on lower oil prices; inflation ticks up
The World - 5/22/2015 9:02:16 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks slipped in noon trading Friday as energy companies fell along with the price ... rate from the near-zero level where it has been for more than six years. Consumer prices edged up 0.1 percent from the previous month. Core ...
UPDATE 1-Brazil's annual inflation remains at 11-year high in mid-May
Reuters - 5/22/2015 12:44:10 PM
Consumer prices as measured ... intent on lowering inflation expectations even further, is expected to raise its benchmark interest rate in early June from the current 13.25 percent, one of the highest in the world. High inflation has dented consumer ...
US stocks mostly fall on lower oil prices, inflation report
Knoxville News Sentinel - 5/22/2015 2:24:23 PM
suggesting that an improving economy could be setting the stage for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates later this year. Consumer prices edged up 0.1 percent from the previous month. Core inflation, which excludes volatile food and energy prices ...
Oil falls as dollar lifts on US inflation data
Channel News Asia - 5/22/2015 9:05:15 PM
NEW YORK: Oil prices fell on Friday (May 22) as the dollar strengthened on firming US inflation data, and profit-taking weighing ... The Labor Department reported US consumer prices rose for a third straight month in April. Minus food and energy, the ...
US inflation remains flat in April
MENAFN - 5/23/2015 7:28:01 AM
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Janet Yellen: Fed on Track to Raise Rates This Year
Wall Street Journal - 5/23/2015 3:17:29 AM
Consumer prices were still lower than they were a year ago after the earlier declines, but underlying inflation outside ... coming from the rest of the world,” Ms. Yellen said, referring to turbulence in the countries that use the euro.