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
September Rise In Consumer Prices Highest Since 2014
itapunta.com - 10/22/2016 10:02:37 PM
A pricing row last week between Britain's biggest retailer, Tesco, and one of the world's largest consumer ... per cent rate in order to boost the "real" economy. Fed officials have been waiting for inflation to pick up after years of slow price growth ...
Return Of Inflation Should Mean USD Outperformance
NASDAQ - 10/21/2016 9:46:30 AM
We’ve recently gotten data from several countries that suggest inflation may be starting to return, or at least that the global deflation scare may be over. Consumer price inflation in ... interest in raising interest rates recently.
As pound tumbles, UK faces sharp return of inflation
Reuters - 10/14/2016 7:53:06 AM
But in a world of sluggish ... wage growth and low rates of return on savings, it is especially bad," Kallum Pickering, an economist at Berenberg Bank, said. The poll's median forecast showed consumer price inflation will average 2.3 percent next year ...
Top 10 Countries by Inflation Rate Consumer Prices
Jagran Josh - 9/22/2011 1:03:19 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
6 Things To Consider About Inflation
Seeking Alpha - 10/22/2016 7:10:49 PM
As an economic term, "inflation" is shorthand for "inflation of the money supply." The general public, however, usually takes it to mean "rising prices" which ... the title of the world's most prosperous economy. Suppressing interest rates destroys the ...
Weak retail sales result makes Canada rate cut more likely
Financial Post - 10/21/2016 10:43:46 AM
Canada’s retail sales unexpectedly fell and the inflation rate trailed forecasts, raising concern about the health of the country’s economic rebound. Retail sales fell 0.1 per cent in August, compared with forecasts for a 0.3 per cent gain. Consumer ...
Consumer Price Index and the Inflation Rate
The Motley Fool - 3/1/2014 11:54:28 AM
While it may not be the best measure of the inflation rate, the consumer price index is tied to ... in other parts of the world it is a major issue. Venezuela is a prime example: The value of the country's currency is spiraling downward.
Thai Stocks Lead Global Markets Higher Ahead of US Data
ABC News - 10/14/2016 8:14:35 AM
Thai stocks led global markets higher Friday as investors were reassured by signs of a smooth succession following the death of the country's long-reigning ... P 500 futures up 0.4 percent. CHINA INFLATION: Consumer prices in China rose 1.9 percent last ...
China inflation relief sends global stocks, dollar higher
Reuters - 10/14/2016 2:30:59 AM
September producer prices in China unexpectedly rose for the first time in nearly five years, while consumer inflation also ... of a Federal Reserve rate hike build and substantial volatility in commodity prices. While the MSCI World .WORLD index was ...
United Kingdom inflation rises to 1.0% in September
le Globaliste - 10/22/2016 5:16:17 PM
Housing and household utilities prices rose 1.1 percent in the September quarter, driven by higher prices for purchase of new housing, but transport prices were down 3 percent. Britain's statistics agency says inflation in the country spiked to a near two ...
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 ...
Inflation: what does it mean for asset allocation?
Every Investor - 10/21/2016 9:10:42 AM
For a good few years, deflationary pressures have run the world economy ... slightly higher consumer price inflation; important for an economy so dominated by the consumer. The government bond market, specifically break-even inflation rates (i.e. the ...
Bond investors globally seeing more inflation, except in Japan
Gulf Times - 10/22/2016 7:32:17 PM
“As long as the actual inflation rate remains ... at 1.68% for global sovereign debt excluding Japan, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch indexes. The equivalent measure for Japan is 0.67%. A key measure of Japanese consumer prices declined ...
Anthony Rayner: The inflation jigsaw and what it means for asset allocation
ProfessionallAdsviser - 10/21/2016 1:28:24 PM
For a good few years, deflationary pressures have run the world economy ... higher consumer price inflation - important for an economy so dominated by the consumer. The government bond market, specifically break-even inflation rates - that is, the ...