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
Inflation eases in advanced nations for third month: OECD
Economic Times - 9/30/2014 10:08:01 PM
PARIS: Inflation in the world's richest nations eased for the third straight month in August, the OECD said on Tuesday, dragged down by slowing price rises in Europe's moribund economy. Consumer prices ... Only six countries registered falling inflation ...
RBI keeps rates on hold, warns on inflation
Reuters - 9/30/2014 4:17:15 PM
MUMBAI (Reuters) - The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) sent a strong signal on Tuesday that it will refrain from cutting interest rates until it is confident that consumer ... to tame inflation in a country that has long struggled with prices rising at double ...
Global inflation easing, we can import disinflation: Rajan
IN - 9/30/2014 7:37:41 PM
In his bi-monthly monetary policy announced today, Rajan kept rates unchanged but sounded caution as far as meeting the 2016 consumer ... in the outside world, inflation has come down tremendously and that is reflected in oil prices but other commodities ...
Steady German inflation could prop up euro zone rate
Reuters - 9/29/2014 10:20:32 AM
BERLIN (Reuters) - Annual inflation in Europe's largest economy rose more than expected in September, data showed on Monday, potentially helping to keep euro zone rate ... consumer price inflation, harmonised to compare with other European countries ...
Turkey hikes energy prices, pressuring inflation
Business Recorder - 9/30/2014 6:04:38 PM
blaming a weaker currency for the price hikes in the heavily import-dependent country. The hikes are expected to add 0.6-0.7 percentage points to inflation, analysts said. Inflation reached 9.54 percent in August, double the central bank's 5 percent year ...
India rates kept on hold over inflation concerns
Gulf News - 9/30/2014 2:44:12 PM
Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India sent a strong signal on Tuesday that it will refrain from cutting interest rates until it is confident that consumer inflation ... to tame inflation in a country that has long struggled with prices rising at double digit ...
Kenya’s inflation rate drops in September
cnbcafrica.com - 9/29/2014 2:52:33 PM
Kenya’s month-on-month inflation rate has fallen for ... “Mainly due to reduction of pump price of petrol and diesel in September 2014 compared to August 2014,” said the statistics office. Nonetheless, the country’s Consumer Price Indices (CPI ...
ECB under pressure as inflation falls again
Statesman - 9/30/2014 2:51:21 PM
Inflation across the 18 euro countries dipped ... after official figures showed consumer prices in the eurozone rose only 0.3 percent in the 12 months to September. The decline from the previous month's 0.4 percent annual rate leaves inflation at its ...
Eurozone’s Drop in Inflation Carries More Fears of Another Recession
New York Times - 9/30/2014 7:16:13 PM
The decline in consumer prices has been greater than the central bank expected. As recently as March, central bank economists forecast that inflation ... highest unemployment rates, with 27 percent and 24.4 percent. In both countries, though, the rate ...
Eurozone inflation hits 5-year low in challenge to ECB
Yahoo News - 9/30/2014 3:27:09 PM
Brussels (AFP) - Eurozone inflation ... the eurozone, consumer prices fell for the third month in a row this month, down 0.3 percent on a yearly basis. At its meeting last month, the ECB surprised the markets by cutting its key interest rates to new ...
Consumer Price Index and the Inflation Rate
The Motley Fool - 3/1/2014 3:43:32 PM
Every month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the Consumer Price Index ... U.S. Inflation Rate data by YCharts. While inflation hasn't been much of an issue in the U.S. in the past decade, in other parts of the world it is a major issue.
Monetary policy will be inflation data-contingent: RBI
Daijiworld - 9/30/2014 7:44:51 PM
Saying that the country ... rate, or the repo rate, unchanged at 8 percent, while retaining the short-term borrowing, or reverse repo rate, at 7 percent and the cash reserve ratio (CRR) at 4 percent. Consumer price index (CPI) -based retail inflation ...
Bonds: UK no longer one of the world’s top debtor countries
IFA Magazine - 9/30/2014 6:40:25 PM
Acting as a backdrop, the latest Eurozone consumer price data from Eurostat showed that the core rate of inflation unexpectedly fell in September ... Acting as a backdrop, in the latest edition of the IMF’s World Economic Outlook the Washington-based ...
State data points to German inflation holding steady in September
7 News Yahoo - 9/29/2014 10:20:32 AM
Data from four federal states showed yearly inflation holding steady, while consumer price pressures picked up by 0.1 percentage points in two states. In North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany's most populous state and a bellwether for the national rate ...