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
Gold Prices Little Changed as U.S. Jobs Report Awaited
Wall Street Journal - 9/4/2015 11:44:04 AM
Gold prices ... over global growth that would typically support its price. The U.S. nonfarm payroll numbers are crucial in determining the pace of the country’s economic recovery. Strong jobs growth could indicate that a September rate increase is ...
Inflation eases to record-low 0.6% in August
Philstar - 9/4/2015 4:30:24 PM
Inflation in the National Capital Region (NCR) eased to 0.2 percent in August from 0.8 percent in July, while consumer prices ... mindful of global developments and heir effects on domestic liquidity,” he said. The BSP has kept interest rates steady ...
CPI inflation to continue with no deflation threat: Chief statistician
Webindia 123 - 9/4/2015 3:33:08 PM
Chief statistician of India, T.C.A. Anand on Friday said the trend of inflation calculated at the real value will continue but its rate will however come down. "We will continue to have Consumer ... in prices of ores may be a concern for the country ...
The Latest: ECB's Draghi says inflation target must stand
Beaumont Enterprise - 9/4/2015 12:19:51 PM
The stimulus is intended to help get consumer price ... 2 percent. Inflation is now only 0.2 percent, a sign of weak demand and a slower than expected global economy. 1:45 p.m. The European Central Bank has left its benchmark interest rate unchanged ...
Forget inflation, deflation theories: It's time to assess impact of early withdrawal of monsoon on prices
Firstpost - 9/4/2015 1:17:07 PM
Debate has now been triggered on the issue of deflation in the country ... to the consumer. Therefore none of the major components of the CPI display a negative tendency. An explanation here is that a decline in price is due to the fall in global commodity ...
Deutsche Bank sees Raghuram Rajan trimming rates in September
Economic Times - 9/4/2015 4:08:55 PM
MUMBAI: Deutsche Bank today said the Reserve Bank may cut policy rates by 0.25 per cent to 7 per cent at its September 29 meet as the prevailing economic conditions in the country ... food prices increase 1.5 per cent monthly in August, CPI inflation ...
RBI may cut policy rates by 0.25% this September, says Deutsche Bank
Daily News and Analysis - 9/4/2015 4:16:05 PM
Deutsche Bank Getty Images Deutsche Bank on Friday said the Reserve Bank may cut policy rates by 0.25% to 7% at its September 29 meet as the prevailing economic conditions in the country ... food prices increase 1.5% monthly in August, CPI inflation ...
U.S. unemployment rate lowest in seven years; Fed decision not clear
MLive - 9/4/2015 11:58:23 AM
Many economists think the Fed will decide in two weeks to raise its benchmark rate for the first time in nine years. At the same time, stock market turbulence, a persistently low inflation rate ... A stumbling global economy and stronger dollar, which ...
The economic data tell the Fed to raise rates now
Market Watch - 9/4/2015 10:53:57 AM
The only thing that will hold the Fed back from raising rates on Sept. 17 is uncertainty about the global economy and the ... But then it probably would in October. The inflation numbers aren’t so benign. The consumer-price index has risen just 0.2% ...
Average US rate on 30-year mortgage rises to 3.89 percent
USA Today - 9/4/2015 9:49:32 AM
that some effects of a stronger dollar and a plunge in oil prices — key factors in holding down inflation — have already started to diminish. To calculate average mortgage rates, Freddie Mac surveys lenders across the country at the beginning of each week.
Fed’s predicted interest rate hike aided by August jobs report
The Spokesman-Review - 9/4/2015 4:30:24 PM
Many economists have long predicted that the Fed would lift rates in September. But the turbulence in global stock markets, a U.S. inflation rate persistently ... which has weakened growth in countries that supply it with raw materials, such as Brazil ...
BRIC Countries Contend with Challenges
Think Advisor - 9/4/2015 1:45:45 PM
India’s less-than-expected second quarter growth figure was disappointing news and its fellow BRIC countries ... the fall in commodity prices, Rozin said. “Inflation has come down and they have created some room to cut rates and give the economy ...
Mexico Inflation Declines to New Low as Peso Impact Limited
Bloomberg - 8/23/2015 11:54:08 PM
Mexico’s consumer ... s inflation rate has fallen to a record low even as currencies across Latin America tumble and inflation in countries such as Peru, Colombia and Chile accelerates. Weak growth, falling phone-service costs and lower gasoline-price ...
Oil Prices: Cause or Effect?
Wealth Daily - 9/4/2015 4:23:14 PM
In particular, oil prices have fallen quite dramatically over the last year. Canada is the fifth-largest oil producer in the world, which is significant for a country of about 35 ... of big monetary inflation, ever-increasing debt, and economic central ...
CHART OF THE DAY: Here Are The Inflation Rates For Every Major Economy In The World
The Business Insider - 1/22/2014 2:55:33 PM
For some context here's a chart of current inflation rates around the world ... the prices of imported goods, both input raw materials and consumer goods, go up. Emerging markets’ current high inflation rates will likely limit emerging market countries ...