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
Consumer Prices in Eurozone Decline Again, but So Does Unemployment
New York Times - 3/31/2015 6:39:20 PM
Consumer prices fell 0.1 percent from a year earlier, Eurostat, the statistical agency of the European Union, reported from Luxembourg. The inflation rate turned negative in ... because the region’s weight in the world economy meant that falling prices ...
Where inflation is worse than it looks
FORTUNE - 3/31/2015 6:32:10 PM
That puts Ukraine in league with war-torn Syria and world-inflation leader Venezuela on Cato’s Troubled Currencies list—countries ... rate is –3.7%. Estimates diverge because measurements tend to lag reality, official inflation is suppressed by price ...
Eurozone Price Falls Ease in March
Wall Street Journal - 3/31/2015 1:38:41 PM
Eurozone consumer prices fell for the fourth straight ... and continue until policy makers are convinced that inflation will stabilize near annual rates of 2%. The slowdown in the pace of price falls has largely been due to a modest rebound in energy ...
South Korea inflation sinks to near 16-yr low
Zee News - 4/1/2015 1:55:59 AM
South Korea`s inflation rate dipped further in March to the lowest level in nearly 16 years as falling oil prices stoked deflationary fears, state data showed Wednesday. Consumer prices rose 0.4 percent in March from a year earlier -- compared to February ...
Morning MoneyBeat Europe: Eurozone Inflation Ahead; ECB QE Still Needed
The Wall Street Journal - 3/31/2015 9:28:08 AM
Some good news on the eurozone inflation front was released Monday. Germany, the region’s largest economy, emerged from a period of falling prices by registering growth in consumer prices ... month of falling prices, the rate of decline is expected ...
Pakistanis expect low inflation in coming months: survey
The Express Tribune - 3/31/2015 9:09:39 PM
The March edition of the bi-monthly SBP-IBA Consumer ... prices in the country, he added. Afzal said inflation for 2014-15 is likely to clock up at 4.5%, which would be lowest after 2002-03. The central bank brought down the key interest rate on March ...
Bund yields fall for 5th straight quarter amid inflation slump
Business Recorder - 3/31/2015 10:28:23 PM
LONDON: German Bund yields fell near record lows on Tuesday, recording a fifth consecutive quarterly fall, a trend that has tracked declines in euro zone inflation. Consumer prices in the currency ... five-year forward breakeven rate measuring where ...
Eurozone deflation eases as oil prices appear to bottom out
Beaumont Enterprise - 3/31/2015 9:13:49 AM
BRUSSELS (AP) — Official figures show consumer prices across the 19-country eurozone fell ... component was energy though the rate of decline moderated as oil prices have shown signs of bottoming out. Negative inflation rates since December stoked ...
Following signs that oil price falls have bottomed out, eurozone consumer price falls moderate
Newser - 3/31/2015 10:32:34 AM
LONDON (AP) — The 19-country eurozone isn't going to be ... there have been growing signs that the slide in oil prices, which took root last summer, has come to an end. Eurozone inflation rates have been negative since last December, a headache that ...
Indonesia March inflation to stand between 0.3 to 0.4: BI
customstoday.com.pk - 3/31/2015 10:18:15 AM
JAKARTA: Bank Indonesia (BI) predicts that March’s inflation ... country’s fuel price increase was influenced by two things, namely the depreciation of the rupiah and fluctuating global oil prices. “Increases in fuel prices depend on developments in ...
Canada Inflation Rate Holds at Bottom of Poloz Target Range
Bloomberg - 3/20/2015 12:32:59 PM
(Bloomberg) -- Canada’s inflation rate held at the bottom of the central bank’s target band in February as falling gasoline prices were countered by higher costs for home insurance and meat. The consumer ... economist at CIBC World Markets in Toronto.
U.S. consumer confidence soars; house prices rising
Reuters - 3/31/2015 11:29:50 AM
A combination of harsh winter weather, a now-settled labor dispute at the ... of low interest rates and strong consumer confidence based on solid job growth, cheap oil and low inflation continue to support further increases in home prices," said David ...
Rising Inflation Fails To Deter Equity Markets in Brazil
Yahoo Finance - 3/31/2015 9:59:45 PM
High inflation remains a key pain for Brazil. Inflation rate ... prices and consumer prices were up from the previous month, while construction costs cooled a bit. Stay updated on the latest key indicators from the US (SPY)(IVV) and the world by visiting ...
Tomato helps reduce inflation
Times of Zambia - 3/31/2015 3:04:35 PM
SO the prices of tomatoes ... that could have on the rate of inflation! Additionally, the contribution towards the reduction in inflation by the tomatoes, rape and cabbage shows that the current economic malaise the country is experiencing can mainly ...
A ridiculous chart shows just how low interest rates are around the world
Times Union - 3/31/2015 2:00:09 PM
Interest rates are low, pretty much everywhere around the world ... growth and inflation are to blame for very low interest rates, rather than an overly activist Fed. Our results support the view that the expansionary impact of the oil price shock is ...