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
Taming the Rising Consumer Price Index
This Day Live - 10/23/2016 11:13:01 PM
As the factors that drive inflation prevail and the consumer price index continued to maintain ... main objective was to help with exchange rate stability by attracting foreign investments into the country.” “The thinking of the committee was that ...
Key CPI data looms as world inflation reaches 'inflection point'
Sydney Morning Herald - 10/23/2016 7:06:39 AM
The outlook for global inflation is on the turn, but economists are more worried that consumer price index figures this week might force the Reserve Bank of Australia into cutting rates again. Over the past week headline inflation rates in the United ...
Return Of Inflation Should Mean USD Outperformance
NASDAQ - 10/21/2016 9:46:30 AM
We’ve recently gotten data from several countries that suggest inflation may be starting to return, or at least that the global deflation scare may be over. Consumer price inflation in ... interest in raising interest rates recently.
U.K. Inflation Hits 2-Year High As Companies Pass Higher Costs On To Consumers
Seeking Alpha - 10/23/2016 11:24:20 AM
UK inflation has risen to its highest in almost two years in a sign that the weak pound is feeding through to increased consumer prices. Consumer prices rose 1.0% on a year ago in September, according to the Office for National Statistics, the rate of ...
Weak Retail Sales Result Makes Canada Rate Cut More Likely (1)
Bloomberg - 10/23/2016 12:21:36 PM
Canada’s retail sales unexpectedly fell and the inflation rate trailed forecasts, raising concern about the health of the country’s economic rebound. Retail sales fell 0.1 percent in August, compared with forecasts for a 0.3 percent gain. Consumer ...
World’s first milk price set by consumers
Farmers Weekly - 10/23/2016 5:19:16 AM
A new milk brand which pays producers a fair milk price ... to a consumer survey in which 48% of respondents said they were willing to pay a premium price for their milk, with just 3% saying they would pay no more than current global market rates (€0 ...
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
CPI inflation jumps to highest level in almost two years
myhealthbowl.com - 10/23/2016 4:10:40 PM
It exceeded the 0.9% expected by economists and is the also the highest rate since November 2014, when it was also 1%. "We are set for consumer price ... by global factors - fell by 2.1% over the past year, offsetting a rise in non-tradable inflation ...
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.
Global economy weekahead - U.S., UK growth data to give steer on monetary policy
Reuters - 10/23/2016 12:21:36 PM
Disappointing growth in the world's largest economy might make it ... said Derek Holt at Scotiabank. Stubbornly weak inflation has so far stayed the Fed's hand after it nudged rates up late last year. Policymakers have repeatedly said they want more ...
Inflation at near two-year high amid rise in clothing prices
itapunta.com - 10/23/2016 2:37:37 PM
Excluding volatile food and fuel costs, prices were up 0.1 per cent. "UK inflation has risen to its highest for nearly two years in a sign that the weak pound is feeding through to increased consumer ... that inflation rates around the world will rise ...
Six Things to Consider About Inflation
mises.org - 10/22/2016 3:54:33 AM
As an economic term, “inflation” is shorthand for “inflation of the money supply.” The general public, however, usually takes it to mean “rising prices ... title of the world’s most prosperous economy. Suppressing interest rates destroys ...
Consumer Inflation Views in Three Countries
frbsf.org - 11/25/2013 4:47:17 PM
But U.S., British, and Japanese consumers expect inflation to be higher. Data suggest that consumers in these countries ... the level of oil prices, not the rate of change as economic theory would suggest. These two characteristics of consumer inflation ...
Egypt's annual urban consumer price inflation eases to 14.1 pct in September
The Connection - 10/10/2016 4:33:15 PM
Meanwhile, the annual urban consumer rate eased to ... Egypt's annual inflation rate dropped for the first time since March, offering a much needed respite from soaring prices as the country gears up for weakening its currency to secure a US$12 billion ...
Anthony Rayner: The inflation jigsaw and what it means for asset allocation
ProfessionallAdsviser - 10/21/2016 1:28:24 PM
For a good few years, deflationary pressures have run the world economy ... higher consumer price inflation - important for an economy so dominated by the consumer. The government bond market, specifically break-even inflation rates - that is, the ...