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
Global Inflation Stays Low Despite Stimulus
Wall Street Journal - 7/2/2015 10:58:17 AM
The annual rate of inflation ... around the world since late last year has yet to achieve its main goal—minimizing the risk of a slide into deflation. Even without such a period of falling consumer prices, policy makers believe low inflation rates ...
Eurozone Inflation Rate Eased in June -- Update
NASDAQ - 6/30/2015 6:57:16 AM
The eurozone's annual rate of inflation eased in June as consumer prices barely rose from their year ... Without renewed drops in world energy prices or a sharp slowing of the economy, economists expect inflation figures in the second half of this year ...
Inflation clocked at 4.53% for fiscal 2015
The Express Tribune - 7/2/2015 1:04:08 AM
Inflation in Pakistan clocked in at 4.53% for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2015, helped almost entirely by falling global ... 8% target rate. The data was released by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics on Wednesday, with the Consumer Price Index ...
Inflation remained under 4.53% against target of 8% during FY 2014-15
customstoday.com.pk - 7/2/2015 12:24:11 PM
ISLAMABAD: The country’s inflation rates remain under 4.53% for the financial year ended June 30, 2015, mainly due to huge cut in oil prices. According to the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, the Consumer Price Index recorded an increase of 4.53% and the ...
Inflation picks up in Indonesia during Muslim holy month
Channel News Asia - 7/1/2015 8:29:08 AM
JAKARTA: Inflation rose ... and allowed petrol prices to float on the global market. The rise in inflation presents a dilemma for Bank Indonesia, the country's central bank. Some economists are urging policymakers to cut the main rate from 7.50 per cent ...
Further RBI Rate Cut of 0.25% Likely in FY16: Citigroup
NDTV - 6/30/2015 3:11:11 PM
New Delhi: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is likely to cut the key interest rate by another 25 bps this fiscal year as retail inflation is likely to be around 5 per cent, global financial ... space could open up if Consumer Price Index-based inflation ...
Eurozone inflation rate dips but still remains positive
Philstar - 6/30/2015 9:01:57 PM
BRUSSELS - Official figures show that inflation across the 19-country eurozone eased in the ... due to a 5.1 percent drop in energy prices. Still, this is the third month in a row that the inflation rate has not been negative. Earlier this year, when ...
UPDATE 1-Euro zone inflation softens in June on energy dip
Reuters - 6/30/2015 9:41:54 AM
The European Union's statistics office Eurostat said on Tuesday that consumer prices in the 19 countries sharing the euro rose ... aiming to lift inflation towards its target rate of just under 2 percent. QE is intended to last until September 2016.
Sweden cuts key interest rate to record low -0.35pc
Business Recorder - 7/2/2015 1:21:27 PM
The Riksbank said its expansionary policy was having the desired effect, with inflation, excluding mortgage rates, ticking in at 1.0 percent in May and expected to be close to 2.0 percent by the end of the year. However, consumer prices were far from the 2 ...
Making sense of the real exchange rate of the rupee
Rediff India Abroad - 7/2/2015 3:34:28 AM
it is exactly like Consumer Price Index (CPI). NEER of the Indian rupee is thus the weighted average of the ratios of exchange rate of the rupee expressed as one rupee in terms of a numeraire (SDR) and one unit of select countries’ currencies also ...
Non Farm Payrolls: Commodity prices fell further in June
Forex Street - 7/2/2015 9:53:51 AM
However, thanks to a weaker NZD that reduced significantly the negative impact of lower world prices ... will increase consumer confidence and consumer spending which will be necessary to reach the 2% inflation target. Before increasing rates, the Fed ...
UPDATE 2-Swedish c.bank makes surprise rate cut with wary eye on strong crown
Reuters - 7/2/2015 10:29:39 AM
Strong crown a threat to inflation ... unchanged rates. There are also worries that low inflation is playing into lower wage expectations ahead of huge wage round negotiations starting this year in the heavily unionised country. Consumer prices rose ...
Is It Time to Start Worrying About Inflation?
Daily Wealth - 7/1/2015 11:56:44 AM
He does not mince words about what those high inflation rates did to the ... of pricing power and a world where prices are as likely to go down as up. Ice is an erosion of profits. Ice is excess capacity. Ice is developing countries with low-cost factories ...
Blues Plans Can Use Various Tactics to Mitigate Generic Drug Price Inflation
AIS Health - 7/2/2015 1:35:46 PM
In a recent Evercore ISI webinar, Howard Wild, vice president of generic strategies for pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) MedImpact, Inc., said the generic inflation rate has ... of the source country to weather patterns, which can affect price.”
World economy: The hidden rocks
BBC - 7/2/2015 11:01:16 PM
Certainly, inflation ... rise in prices. But currently oil costs little more than half of what it did a year ago. For the longer term, there's a question over whether the world will get back to pre-crisis growth rates. Many rich and emerging countries ...