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
Low fuel prices kept inflation at 1.1 per cent in August
onenewspage.com - 9/23/2016 1:40:08 PM
The country's annual inflation rate was an unexpectedly low 1.1 per cent ... cent in August as pulses and manufactured items showed uptick in prices even as... By Nick Buffie* The Consumer Price Index (CPI-U) for August showed that prices over the past ...
Five things every Investor should know about Inflation
1koboafrica.com - 9/24/2016 10:40:00 AM
When inflation is too low, the Central bank may lower interest rates in an attempt to spur growth. Inflation is closely watched by many central bankers across the world, and how much ... Because the consumer price index (CPI) reflects a strong influence ...
Slow growth could lead to rate cut in Canada, economists say
Financial Post - 9/23/2016 5:11:54 AM
OTTAWA — When Canada’s top economists sit down next month with Finance Minister Bill Morneau to carve out a consensus on the country’s growth outlook, weak consumer prices and ... to cut interest rates.” Canada’s annual inflation rate fell ...
S.A keeps rates on hold, signals tightening could end
cnbcafrica.com - 9/22/2016 1:48:29 PM
Headline consumer ... pattern of global capital flows and to emerging market exchange rates in general, with continued uncertainty regarding the timing and pace of future moves. The year-on-year inflation rate as measured by the consumer price index ...
SBP keeps benchmark interest rate unchanged at 5.75 per cent
The Frontier Post - 9/24/2016 9:09:55 PM
It is one of the tools the central bank uses to ensure price stability in the economy. Decreasing the target rate poses a risk of high inflation ... conditions and a major rise in consumer confidence. However, uncertain global oil price continues to ...
Slowest Core Inflation in Two Years Ratifies Poloz Pessimism
Bloomberg - 9/23/2016 12:50:02 PM
Canada’s core inflation rate was the slowest in two years in August, missing even the most bearish economist forecast, another blow to the country’s economic outlook. The 12-month pace of consumer prices excluding eight volatile items slowed to 1.8 ...
Top 10 Countries by Inflation Rate Consumer Prices
Jagran Josh - 9/22/2011 1:03:19 PM
Following is the list of Top 10 Countries by Inflation Rate (Consumer Prices) as per CIA (Central Intelligence Agency) latest fact report. S.No. Country Inflation Rate (Consumer Price) in Percentage 1 Syria 59.1 2 Venezuela 56.2 3 Iran 42.3 4 Malawi 26.9
Singapore’s consumer price inflation declines 0.3 pct y/y, likely to rise in months ahead
econotimes.com - 9/23/2016 6:23:29 AM
Singapore’s consumer ... inflation was countered by moderate rise in food prices. According to MAS, external sources of inflation are expected to remain muted, owing to large supply buffers in the major commodity markets and subdued global demand conditions.
Canadian inflation in August an unexpectedly weak 1.1% amid lower fuel prices
Times Colonist - 9/23/2016 5:26:13 AM
OTTAWA - The country's annual inflation rate was an unexpectedly low 1.1 per cent in August as lower fuel prices dragged the rate to the lower reaches of the Bank of Canada's target range. Statistics Canada's latest reading on the consumer price index was ...
Global stocks rise after Fed, Japan leave rates unchanged
perspectivabetica.com - 9/24/2016 7:19:34 AM
Oil prices added as much as 3 percent on Wednesday after a third surprise weekly drop in USA crude stockpiles boosted the demand outlook in the world's largest oil consumer ... To represent countries with negative rates, Citi used stock prices for Japanese ...
Consumer Price Index and the Inflation Rate
The Motley Fool - 3/1/2014 11:54:28 AM
While it may not be the best measure of the inflation rate, the consumer price index is tied to ... in other parts of the world it is a major issue. Venezuela is a prime example: The value of the country's currency is spiraling downward.
Canada: yearly inflation rate slowed in August to 1.1pc
Business Recorder - 9/23/2016 3:56:09 PM
OTTAWA: Consumer prices ... growth in food and recreation prices, Statistics Canada reported Friday. This rate fell below analysts' expectations of a 1.4 percent increase in the overall price index, year-on-year. The inflation rate in July stood at 1.3 ...
Inflation. Unit 1. What is inflation?
docplayer.net - 9/24/2016 1:38:57 PM
There are two sides to every market, and changes in supply conditions can also raise prices. In 1979, for example, the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries ... average rate of inflation and to identify its principal victims. 1. Consumer Price ...
Canadian economy pumps out disappointing inflation, retail trade numbers
The Vancouver Sun - 9/23/2016 7:38:03 PM
But despite unexpectedly weak inflation and retail sales data released by Statistics Canada, economists predicted the central bank will refrain from touching its benchmark interest rate any time soon. The ... the August consumer price index found prices ...
An Assessment of the Exchange Rate Pass-Through in Angola and Nigeria
www.proshareng.com - 9/24/2016 9:49:53 AM
This paper estimates the exchange rate pass-through to consumer price inflation in Angola and Nigeria, with particular emphasis on the changes of the pass-through over time. Even though the two countries share smilar dependence on oil exports, this paper ...