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
Consumer Price Index and the Inflation Rate
The Motley Fool - 3/1/2014 3:22:04 PM
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 ...
G-20 inflation rate slows again
Market Watch - 3/4/2014 6:35:57 AM
The rise in consumer prices slowed across the world's largest economies for a second ... Cooperation and Development said Tuesday the annual rate of inflation in its 34 developed-country members rose to 1.7% from 1.6% in December, while in ...
Inflation in Indonesia (Consumer Price Index)
indonesia-investments.com - 3/6/2014 4:06:14 PM
The level and volatility of Indonesia's inflation rate have historically been higher than in some peer emerging nations. Whereas these other emerging countries shared inflationary rates of between three and five percent during the period 2005 to 2013 ...
Brazil Signals Further Tightening on Persistent Inflation
Bloomberg - 3/6/2014 11:55:42 AM
Brazil’s central bank signaled today it will continue tightening monetary policy as above-target inflation remains persistent. Swap rates rose. Policy makers led by bank President Alexandre Tombini voted unanimously on Feb. 26 to slow the pace ...
Inflation Could Rise, Says U.A.E. Central Bank Governor
Wall Street Journal - 3/4/2014 11:53:54 PM
“We import inflation to a great extent, however I would also point out that inflation could develop from within ... The central bank also last year introduced rules limiting banks’ exposures to government-related entities. These government ...
Bank of Canada Seen Renewing Inflation Worry Despite Price Pop
Wall Street Journal - 3/4/2014 7:07:34 PM
Canada’s central bank is expected to again flag downside risks to inflation in its interest-rate statement Wednesday, but the phrasing could change to reflect a recent uptick in consumer prices and strong economic growth. The Bank of Canada is ...
ECB leaves rates unchanged despite low inflation
Market Watch - 3/6/2014 7:59:28 AM
FRANKFURT-The European Central Bank kept interest rates unchanged Thursday despite very low inflation in the euro zone, suggesting that officials are comfortable in their assessment that price pressures will gradually grind higher without much ...
Philippine Feb inflation eases, gives central bank room to hold rates
Business Recorder - 3/5/2014 5:30:20 AM
MANILA: Inflation in the Philippines unexpectedly slowed for the first time in six months in February, giving the central bank room to keep interest rates at a record low at its policy meeting this month. The consumer price index rose 4.1 percent in ...
Inflation: The fraud at the heart of our economy that is destroying the middle class
The Independent - 3/5/2014 5:47:38 PM
It may not seem important - meanings of words change all the time - but it is. The official method of measuring inflation is the Consumer Price Index (CPI). The Retail Price Index (RPI) was once used and is ... them Help-To-Buy instead.
TAKE A LOOK-Asia inflation: Bangladesh inflation cools in February
Reuters Group PLC - 3/6/2014 10:22:38 AM
Bangladesh's annual inflation cooled in February for the first time since November, the country's Statistics Bureau said on Thursday, as political turmoil eased after an election in January, but it go up again once electricity tariffs are raised.
Inflation targeting will be challenge for the new Government
NITI Central - 3/5/2014 9:48:02 AM
Inflation is going to be a key issue for the next Government that comes to power in 2014. The RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan clearly stated that he is not comfortable with inflation and would carefully calibrate RBI’s monetary policy. Inflation ...
BSP expected to hold off rate hikes
Inquirer - 3/6/2014 10:32:47 PM
MANILA, Philippines—American financial group JP Morgan sees the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) holding off any increase in key interest rates until the fourth quarter of this year, during which it sees a modest rate hike of 25 percentage points.
"INFLATION DECLINED IN MOST ADVANCED ECONOMIES"
AD HOC News - 3/6/2014 2:40:20 PM
The continued threat of deflation means that euro area countries cannot yet give an ... About The Conference Board The Conference Board is an independent business membership and research association working in the public interest. Our mission is unique ...
Measures Of Inflation: CPI, PCE Price Index And Fed Policy
investing.com - 3/5/2014 5:51:49 AM
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 ... to the public in the December 12, 2012 FOMC press release:...the Committee decided ...