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
Eurozone Inflation Subdued as Unemployment Rises
Wall Street Journal - 7/31/2015 10:38:12 AM
After a long, steady decline in the inflation rate, consumer prices first fell below their year-ago levels ... the most recent month for which figures from that country are available. Write to Paul Hannon at email@example.com
EU inflation and jobless rate steady
Forex Report Daily - 8/2/2015 2:17:44 PM
The annual inflation rate stayed at 0.2%, according to the flash estimate from the EU’s statistics agency Eurostat. When measured by the harmonized index of consumer prices (HICP), ECB ... dip back into deflation, IHS Global Insight Economist Howard ...
UAE fuel price deregulation to have ‘one-off’ impact on inflation – Stan Chart
gulfbusiness.com - 7/29/2015 11:55:08 PM
“The rationalisation of energy subsidies will likely have a one-off impact on inflation rates, reflecting the ... that the deregulation of fuel prices will not adversely affect the prices of consumer goods in the country. The ministry said it will ...
From rents to haircuts, Americans start to feel price hikes
Denver Post - 8/1/2015 7:02:16 AM
The price increases remain modest. And in many cases, they're canceled out by price declines for other items that are keeping overall inflation historically low. Yet the stepped-up price tags for a range of consumer ... at an annual rate in the past ...
Eurozone inflation, jobless rates unchanged
Dawn - 8/1/2015 2:01:37 AM
Consumer prices rose 0.2 per cent in July, the Eurostat statistics agency said, the same rate ... Global Insight. Archer said weak energy prices will continue to put pressure on the data but the ECB “will take a fair degree of comfort” from the core ...
Euro zone inflation stable at 0.2 still far off ECB target
MENAFN - 8/2/2015 6:03:49 AM
The European Union's statistics office Eurostat said that consumer prices in the 19 countries ... in April but inflation is still far below the European Central Bank's target of just under 2 percent. The ECB has interest rates close to zero and this ...
Why it is too early for another rate cut
Live Mint - 8/2/2015 2:39:13 PM
First, there is a wide divergence in the two main measures of inflation. India has seen wholesale price deflation for eight months in a row. But consumer ... up interest rates in a bid to protect their currencies in case there is global financial turmoil ...
QE Fails In Japan: Inflation Nonexistent, Consumer Spending Drops, More Ease Coming
Howe Street - 8/1/2015 2:37:25 AM
The BoJ’s balance sheet — a rough proxy for the amount of money it has created and dumped into the economy — soared at a rate that dwarfs ... the central bank’s effort to spur inflation.Consumer prices excluding fresh food rose 0.1 percent from ...
Euro zone inflation and unemployment rates unchanged
Arab News - 7/31/2015 6:37:48 PM
Consumer prices rose 0.2 percent in July, the Eurostat statistics agency said, the same rate ... Global Insight. Archer said weak energy prices will continue to put pressure on the data but the ECB “will take a fair degree of comfort” from the core ...
Time for another RBI rate-cut: There is no fear of inflation, and growth is very weak
Financial Express - 8/1/2015 6:12:09 AM
And while RBI should not be heavily focussed on food inflation—since it can do little to control it through interest rates—with the monsoon position looking better as compared to the time when the Met had forecast a 12% shortfall, food prices could ...
Spring rebound for US economy sets stage for Fed rate hike
Beaumont Enterprise - 8/2/2015 12:01:44 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy isn't moving at warp speed, but it looks like it will be strong enough to handle an expected interest rate increase later this year. Fueled by solid consumer ... on the inflation front. A price measure tied to GDP ...
The Only way ahead for Greece and other Third World Countries
Lankaweb - 8/2/2015 2:03:25 PM
The IMF has also failed in this regard for the Third World countries ... obtain a reasonable price for their produce and simultaneously ensure that city dwellers would be able to purchase their vegetables and fruits at cheap rates.
RBI unlikely to cut rate at Aug 4 policy meet, feel experts
Money Control - 8/1/2015 6:22:18 PM
Globally, not only oil prices abated but global food prices have also come down, but the link is that exists between global food prices and India's food inflation ... in the country is the lowest. We are constrained by the small savings rate.
Key for Investors: Understanding Inflation and Its Implications
Yahoo Finance - 7/31/2015 4:28:57 PM
... represents a rise in the general price level in a country or region. The higher the inflation, the lower the quantum of a particular good that can be purchased compared to the past. In the investment world, you might have heard of “inflation ...
Slash the policy rates
The Times of India Blogs - 7/31/2015 9:58:14 PM
Over the last couple of years RBI has re-established its credentials as an inflation ... consumer inflation and setting transparent targets for its level – as well as judicious use of the policy interest rate have brought consumer price inflation below ...