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
Australia’s Accelerating Core Inflation Cools Rate Cut Bets
Bloomberg - 1/28/2015 2:13:26 AM
(Bloomberg) -- Australia’s core consumer prices accelerated last quarter ... deflationary threat from sluggish growth and sliding oil prices, while inflation remains below the Fed’s target rate in the U.S. But here in Australia inflation is holding ...
Australia core inflation surprisingly high, curbs rate bets
Economic Times - 1/28/2015 4:36:36 AM
Ironically, the jump could make the central bank keener to cut rates since it has been campaigning for months for a lower currency to help cushion the ... Neither did inflation seem an insurmountable bar in Australia. The headline consumer prices (CPI ...
Turkey forecasts inflation at 45-year low
Business Recorder - 1/27/2015 8:36:59 PM
pushed down by falling oil prices and the country's tight monetary policy. Central bank governor Erdem Basci said at a press conference that the inflation rate was forecast to end this year at 5.5 percent, within a range of 4.1 percent and 6.9 percent.
Low inflation likely to keep Fed 'patient' about a rate hike
Philadelphia Daily News - 1/26/2015 12:45:44 PM
The plunge in world oil ... pause about a rate hike is excessively low inflation. Prices rose just 1.2 percent in the 12 months that ended in November, according to the Fed's preferred gauge of inflation. When inflation is too low, consumer spending ...
Why Venezuela Is The 'Most Miserable' Country In The World, Again
The Business Insider - 1/23/2015 5:06:59 PM
Venezuela is the most miserable country ... MacroeconomicsVenezuela's consumer price index. What makes them similar, though, is that both are plagued with the same main problem, according to Cato: consumer price inflation. Venezuela's inflation rate ...
Fed meets with rate hike looming
Yahoo News - 1/27/2015 9:34:15 PM
The world's largest economy ... the unemployment rate fell to 5.6 percent and consumer confidence rebounded -- weak spots have emerged. Job growth slowed but remained solid; wages sagged, barely keeping up with inflation; and retail sales plunged broadly ...
Fuel price reduction: Too little, too late
Punch - 1/27/2015 11:14:28 PM
The Nigerian government has boxed the country’s economy in. Unlike some other economies, including some major oil exporters, that are taking advantage of lower pump prices to boost consumer demand, expand local production and ease lending rates ...
U.S. consumer confidence rises to strongest since August 2007
Win 98.5 - 1/27/2015 10:21:23 AM
... remained stable despite the recent drop in gasoline prices. The Conference Board's one-year consumer inflation rate expectation was 5.0 percent. December's inflation index was revised down to 5.0 percent from the originally reported 5.1 percent.
P&G Fiscal 2Q Earnings Drop 31 Pct, Hurt by Exchange Rates
ABC News - 1/27/2015 8:55:29 AM
Procter & Gamble's second-quarter earnings sank 31 percent as the strong U.S. dollar cut into the performance of the world's largest consumer products maker ... said Tuesday that exchange rates will remain a challenge well into fiscal 2015, especially ...
Bank of Canada Cuts Rate, ‘Loonie’ Suffers Unflattering Rout
Journal of Commerce - 1/27/2015 11:04:20 AM
It's approaching 170%, an all-time high, and considerably out of line with what is prevalent in most other countries. The BOC rate cut ... been to manage the Consumer Price Index (CPI); specifically to keep year-over-year 'core' inflation within a range ...
Consumer advocates call for cheaper auto insurance for low-income residents in Maryland
The Baltimore Sun - 1/27/2015 7:25:24 PM
Automobile insurance in Baltimore and other cities across the country is prohibitively expensive for low-income drivers, particularly those who have financed a vehicle, according to a report released Monday by the Consumer Federation of America.
Central Bank Lowers 2015 İnflation Expectation To 5.5 Pct. (2)
sondakika.com - 1/27/2015 10:42:51 AM
Central Bank of Turkey (CBOT) lowered its 2015 inflation expectation to 5.5 percent in the January inglation report, 0.6 points lower than it was at 6.1 percent in October report, due to sharp decline in the oil prices ... growth rate of consumer loans ...
Canada's inflation rate drops to 1.5% on cheaper gasoline
CBC - 1/23/2015 1:53:43 PM
Canada's annual inflation ... annual consumer price index (CPI) rate would have increased to 2.3 per cent. Consumer prices rose in seven of the survey's eight major categories, with only transportation declining. Gasoline prices across the country are ...
Sluggish FMCG sector set to move fast on low inflation: Nielsen
Financial Express - 1/27/2015 2:24:46 PM
After witnessing a muted growth in 2014, India’s FMCG sector is all set for a healthy revival due to drop in inflation, Nielsen India, a market research firm, has said. “The inflation in the country ... price rate, he said, unveiling the consumer ...
FMCG sector set to move fast on low inflation: Report
Money Control - 1/27/2015 2:24:46 PM
After witnessing a muted growth in 2014, India's FMCG sector is all set for a healthy revival due to drop in inflation, a market research firm has said. "Inflation in the country ... to the falling price rate, he said, unveiling the consumer confidence ...