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
U.S. import prices point to smaller drag on inflation
Yahoo News - 10/9/2015 4:17:31 PM
The Fed held off from raising interest rates in September largely because a weak global economy and financial market volatility had raised doubts that U.S. inflation would ... data also showed the price of imported consumer goods other than cars actually ...
September consumer inflation seen picking up from record low
Economic Times - 10/9/2015 4:43:10 AM
The country's retail inflation ... In August, consumer inflation fell to a record low of 3.66 percent, down from nearly 9 percent last year. Falling commodity prices, which have fueled a global disinflationary trend, pushed Indian inflation down over ...
September consumer inflation rises but there is nothing to worry about yet
businessinsider.in - 10/9/2015 6:37:42 AM
The country's retail inflation ... In August, consumer inflation fell to a record low of 3.66 percent, down from nearly 9 percent last year. Falling commodity prices, which have fuelled a global disinflationary trend, pushed Indian inflation down over ...
Fed Vice Chair: China concerns pushing back rate hike
CNN Money - 10/9/2015 8:56:42 PM
The global economic ... growth in these countries is slowing down. Low commodity prices for things like oil hold down U.S. inflation. That's a problem for the Fed because it needs inflation to pick up in order to justify a rate hike. It wants to see ...
Egypt's urban consumer inflation jumps in September
Trade Arabia - 10/9/2015 5:54:45 AM
Egypt's urban consumer inflation jumped for the first time in four months as food prices rose, although the country's core inflation declined ... the central bank said on Thursday. Global commodity prices remain low, but Egypt's foreign currency shortage ...
Tanzania: Monthly Inflation Rate Drops
AllAfrica - 10/9/2015 9:08:01 AM
The increase in the overall index is attributed to the price increase of both food and non-food items. The new National Consumer Price Index released by NBS yesterday for last month also indicates that the annual inflation rate which excludes food and ...
Gold Prices Pivot Into Resistance- Breakout Potential on Dismal CPI
DailyFX - 10/10/2015 1:35:52 AM
Minutes from the September 17th FOMC policy decision highlighted greater concerns within the committee amid the ongoing disinflationary environment across the major industrialized economies paired with the slowdown in global ... rate of consumer price ...
India Consumer Inflation Expected to Have Risen in September
Inside Fidelity - 10/9/2015 9:15:11 AM
NEW DELHI--India's consumer inflation rate likely bounced back from a nine-month low ... But a sharp drop starting September last year thanks to plummeting global crude oil prices has reversed the statistical effect, pushing up the latest inflation readings.
Bank of England keeps rates steady, sees soft inflation outlook
Reuters - 10/9/2015 6:09:04 AM
British consumer price inflation, which stands at zero ... Since then, concerns about a slowdown in the global economy and the U.S. Federal Reserve's decision not to start raising rates have steadily pushed back expectations for when the BoE might move.
As Global Growth Worries Recede, So Do Government Bonds
Wall Street Journal - 10/9/2015 1:47:12 PM
Government bonds in the U.S., Germany and the U.K. pulled back Friday and were headed for a weekly price ... the global growth forecast earlier this week, citing a big drag from developing countries. Fed officials have continued to signal that a rate ...
Reversal Of Base Rate Will Lead To Rise In CPI Inflation: India Ratings
goodreturns.in - 10/9/2015 5:47:36 AM
CPI inflation currently is way below the Reserve Bank of India's revised target of 5.8% by January 2016. A lot of the decline in prices has been due to the dramatic fall in global commodity prices including crude. However, the story relating to industrial ...
BOJ's Kuroda blames low inflation on oil, sees no imminent need for easing
The Fiscal Times - 10/10/2015 2:18:49 AM
The global slowdown has weighed on Japan's economy, which shrank in the April-June period and may have contracted again in July-September on weak exports to emerging markets. Japan's consumer inflation slid in the year to August on oil price declines and ...
Economist says high interest rates cause for worry as inflation persists in Malawi
Nyasa Times - 10/9/2015 9:00:52 AM
A leading economic commentator in Malawi has asked the government to intervene in the country’s bank interest rate which he says is leaving ... Meanwhile, the country’s year-on- year inflation as measured by Consumer Price Index (CPI) is hovering ...
Week ahead: Inflation figures in UK, China and US flood market
IFA Magazine - 10/9/2015 5:14:47 PM
(ShareCast News) – Inflation data in the UK, China and the US will be in the spotlight this coming week. The consumer ... price inflation (such as tourism), adding to the upward pressure on headline CPI inflation,” according to HSBC analysts. The world ...
Mixed Messages On U.S. Inflation
Seeking Alpha - 10/9/2015 12:49:56 PM
The Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) decided not to raise the fed funds rate at their September meeting; members were concerned about not only global ... weigh on prices a while longer. In fact, the FOMC downgraded their inflation ...