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
Low fuel prices kept inflation at 1.1 per cent in August
onenewspage.com - 9/23/2016 1:40:08 PM
The country's annual inflation rate was an unexpectedly low 1.1 per cent ... cent in August as pulses and manufactured items showed uptick in prices even as... By Nick Buffie* The Consumer Price Index (CPI-U) for August showed that prices over the past ...
Five things every Investor should know about Inflation
1koboafrica.com - 9/24/2016 10:40:00 AM
When inflation is too low, the Central bank may lower interest rates in an attempt to spur growth. Inflation is closely watched by many central bankers across the world, and how much ... Because the consumer price index (CPI) reflects a strong influence ...
Slow growth could lead to rate cut in Canada, economists say
Financial Post - 9/23/2016 5:11:54 AM
OTTAWA — When Canada’s top economists sit down next month with Finance Minister Bill Morneau to carve out a consensus on the country’s growth outlook, weak consumer prices and ... to cut interest rates.” Canada’s annual inflation rate fell ...
Canadian inflation in August an unexpectedly weak 1.1% amid lower fuel prices
680 News - 9/23/2016 8:46:39 AM
The country’s annual inflation rate was an unexpectedly low 1.1 per cent in August as lower fuel prices dragged it to the lower reaches of the Bank of Canada’s target range. Statistics Canada’s latest reading of the consumer price index was weaker ...
S.A keeps rates on hold, signals tightening could end
cnbcafrica.com - 9/22/2016 1:48:29 PM
Headline consumer ... pattern of global capital flows and to emerging market exchange rates in general, with continued uncertainty regarding the timing and pace of future moves. The year-on-year inflation rate as measured by the consumer price index ...
Slowest Core Inflation in Two Years Ratifies Poloz Pessimism
Bloomberg - 9/23/2016 12:50:02 PM
Canada’s core inflation rate was the slowest in two years in August, missing even the most bearish economist forecast, another blow to the country’s economic outlook. The 12-month pace of consumer prices excluding eight volatile items slowed to 1.8 ...
Singapore’s consumer price inflation declines 0.3 pct y/y, likely to rise in months ahead
econotimes.com - 9/23/2016 6:23:29 AM
Singapore’s consumer ... inflation was countered by moderate rise in food prices. According to MAS, external sources of inflation are expected to remain muted, owing to large supply buffers in the major commodity markets and subdued global demand conditions.
Singapore’s consumer prices decline 0.3% in August
customstoday.com.pk - 9/23/2016 9:51:04 AM
SINGAPORE: Singapore consumer prices declined for a 22nd straight month in August from a year earlier, though the rate ... of negative inflation since 1977. Headline CPI has been falling on an annual basis since November 2014, hit by lower global oil ...
Global stocks rise after Fed, Japan leave rates unchanged
perspectivabetica.com - 9/24/2016 7:19:34 AM
Oil prices added as much as 3 percent on Wednesday after a third surprise weekly drop in USA crude stockpiles boosted the demand outlook in the world's largest oil consumer ... To represent countries with negative rates, Citi used stock prices for Japanese ...
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
Canada: yearly inflation rate slowed in August to 1.1pc
Business Recorder - 9/23/2016 3:56:09 PM
OTTAWA: Consumer prices ... growth in food and recreation prices, Statistics Canada reported Friday. This rate fell below analysts' expectations of a 1.4 percent increase in the overall price index, year-on-year. The inflation rate in July stood at 1.3 ...
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.
Canadian economy pumps out disappointing inflation, retail trade numbers
The Brandon Sun - 9/23/2016 10:41:11 AM
But despite unexpectedly weak inflation and retail sales data released by Statistics Canada, economists predicted the central bank will refrain from touching its benchmark interest rate any time soon. The ... the August consumer price index found prices ...
Global stocks climb as Fed calms investors; bond prices up
Reuters - 9/22/2016 7:36:15 AM
MSCI's all-country world stock index .MIWD00000PUS ... bets the Fed would raise rates slowly due to weak economic growth and inflation stuck below its 2-percent goal. Benchmark 10-year Treasury notes rose 12/32 in price for a yield of 1.627 percent ...