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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Rate cut, more stimulus in store at ECB meet: analysts
The Citizen - 11/30/2015 10:46:49 PM
Fed up with an inflation rate that is stubbornly far below the target of close to 2.0 per cent, European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi has in recent weeks multiplied pledges to “do what we must” to lift consumer prices in the 19-member eurozone.
India central bank seen holding rates, room for cuts narrows
Reuters - 11/30/2015 9:20:55 PM
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 ...
India central bank seen holding rates, room for cuts narrows | Reuters
Firstpost - 11/30/2015 9:56:43 PM
MUMBAI India's central bank is likely to keep its policy 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 price ...
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.
Commodity Prices And Exchange Rates
Seeking Alpha - 11/30/2015 5:07:24 AM
Here's a graph over a longer period of the dollar price of oil, the dollar price of copper, and the dollar price of a weighted average of other countries' currencies ... that falling interest rates are a response to a weaker global economy, which itself ...
UK inflation rate remains negative in October
BBC - 11/17/2015 9:33:21 AM
The UK's inflation rate as measured by the Consumer ... global economy was weakening, depressing inflation risks. Following this report, many economists forecast that rates would not rise until well into next year. The ONS added that the Retail Prices ...
Global growth bounces back a bit
Financial Times - 11/30/2015 1:49:57 PM
However, the specific deflationary impetus from the commodity price collapse is now passing its maximum effect so recorded rates of headline and core inflation ... growth in the entire world economy by 0.5 per cent. In neither country is there yet any ...