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
Taming the Rising Consumer Price Index
This Day Live - 10/23/2016 11:13:01 PM
As the factors that drive inflation prevail and the consumer price index continued to maintain ... main objective was to help with exchange rate stability by attracting foreign investments into the country.” “The thinking of the committee was that ...
Canada Sticks With G-7’s Longest-Running Inflation Target
Bloomberg - 10/24/2016 1:10:32 PM
Canada’s central bank is sticking with its 2 percent inflation ... around the 2008 global financial crisis. Canada’s main inflation target remains untouched. The bank again defined it as the 12-month rate of the consumer price index, in the middle ...
German inflation could exceed one percent at year-end - Bundesbank
Reuters - 10/24/2016 10:25:53 AM
A strong recovery in German inflation would likely give Bundesbank's President and ECB rate setter Jens Weidmann ... of the Petroleum Exporting Countries agreed on Sept. 28 to reduce production. Germany's harmonised consumer price index rose by 0.5 percent ...
United Kingdom inflation hit highest level in nearly two years in September
Mag-Series USA - 10/24/2016 3:48:01 PM
Prices for food at home fell 0.1% in September and have fallen 2.2% over the past year. Consumer price inflation is seen moving markedly higher as sterling's weakness increasingly feeds through, IHS Global Insight ... low interest rate and rising inflation ...
Weak Retail Sales Result Makes Canada Rate Cut More Likely (1)
Bloomberg - 10/24/2016 3:23:33 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 percent in August, compared with forecasts for a 0.3 percent gain. Consumer ...
The Brexit economy: falling pound and rising inflation fuel fears of slowdown
The Guardian - 10/24/2016 12:06:06 PM
Inflation jumped more sharply than expected to 1%, the highest level in almost two years, Britain’s trade deficit with the rest of the world widened ... releases suggested that price pressures are on the turn. We expect consumer price inflation to ...
Is it Time for Treasury Inflation Protected Securities ETFs?
ETF Trends Setting The Pace - 10/24/2016 2:50:45 PM
Related: 35 A+ Currency ETFs to Track Global Forex Moves The securities’ par value rises with inflation as measured by the Consumer Price Index while interest rate remains fixed. TIPS also offer investors another layer of diversification as many ...
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
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.
Bank of Canada renews inflation target for five more years
Finance Yahoo - 10/24/2016 1:53:29 PM
In a joint statement, they said the target of 2 percent will continue to be defined in terms of the 12-month change in the total Consumer Price ... countries struggle to meet the target amid slow growth and low inflation but have little room to cut ...
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 ...
World’s first milk price set by consumers
Farmers Weekly - 10/23/2016 6:02:13 AM
A new milk brand which pays producers a fair milk price ... to a consumer survey in which 48% of respondents said they were willing to pay a premium price for their milk, with just 3% saying they would pay no more than current global market rates (€0 ...
Six Things To Consider About Inflation
peakoil.com - 10/24/2016 12:49:03 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 ... title of the world’s most prosperous economy. Suppressing interest rates destroys ...
Egypt's annual urban consumer price inflation eases to 14.1 pct in September
The Connection - 10/10/2016 4:33:15 PM
Meanwhile, the annual urban consumer rate eased to ... Egypt's annual inflation rate dropped for the first time since March, offering a much needed respite from soaring prices as the country gears up for weakening its currency to secure a US$12 billion ...