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
Strong inflation numbers from Germany, Spain take pressure off ECB
Reuters - 9/29/2016 9:43:57 AM
Zeuner said he expected the German inflation rate -- which is something of a key ... its bond-buying program in 2017," he added. German consumer prices, harmonized to compare with other European countries (HICP), rose by 0.5 percent on the year in ...
German inflation to hit 16-month high in September, state data suggest
Reuters - 9/29/2016 11:02:42 AM
The surprisingly strong German figures came after Spanish EU-harmonised consumer prices rose by 0.1 percent year-on-year in September, the first increase since May 2014. For the overall euro zone, economists polled by Reuters expect the inflation rate ...
Bonds Decline as OPEC Deal Revives Inflation Bets; Crude Climbs
Bloomberg - 9/29/2016 2:30:17 PM
Treasuries declined as traders raised their inflation ... for prices over the next decade based on bond yields, climbed to the highest in more than a year. In the U.S., the five-year break-even rate rose to the highest since July. Global stocks were ...
How Inflation Expectations Are Set in Japan
Market Realist - 9/29/2016 10:19:45 AM
Kuroda noted that apart from inflation expectations, actual inflation readings also rose, with CPI (consumer price index) inflation rising to 1.5% in April 2014. Kuroda pointed out that due to global headwinds, inflation in Japan took a hit. Some of these ...
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
German inflation picks up to hit 16-month high
investing.com - 9/29/2016 8:10:54 AM
BERLIN (Reuters) - German annual inflation ... consumer prices, harmonized to compare with other European countries (HICP), rose by 0.5 percent on the year after an increase of 0.3 percent in August, the Federal Statistics Office said. This was the highest ...
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.
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 ...
Euro zone inflation gauge, bond yields diverge after central bank moves
Business Recorder - 9/29/2016 8:42:31 PM
Spain's harmonised index of consumer prices (HICP) this month exceeded the 0 percent threshold for the first time since June 2014. Between July and September, the inflation rate increased by 0.7 percentage points. The ECB forecasts 2016 inflation at 0.2 ...
Bond Traders Revive Inflation Bets After OPEC's Deal; Oil Climbs
Bloomberg - 9/29/2016 12:35:45 PM
(Bloomberg) -- Bond traders revived their inflation ... of expectations for consumer prices based on bond yields in the U.S. and the U.K. jumped, with Britain’s 10-year break-even rate climbing to the highest in more than a year. Global stocks were ...
Canada’s Multiplay Services Global Market Share, Opportunities, Segmentation and Forecast to 2021
EIN Newsdesk - 9/29/2016 1:33:01 PM
Information such as population, nominal GDP, consumer price inflation and currency exchange rates are included to ascertain market ... using the report’s forecast figures for the market. 2.4 COUNTRY Nominal GDP per Capita [US$], 2011 – 2020 2.5 COUNTRY ...
Oil shares lift global stocks but crude dips after OPEC boost
Reuters - 9/29/2016 2:27:18 AM
Global stocks ... BNP Paribas European rates strategist Patrick Jacques said the upward pressure on bond yields would prove temporary. "Even if there's a 5 percent rise in oil prices, this will not trigger a strong rebound in inflation and at these levels ...
Moldova cuts rate 50 bps as inflation within target range
CountingPips - 9/29/2016 1:33:01 PM
Moldova’s central bank resumed its rate-cutting spree ... developments in domestic and global economic developments so that, through specific flexibility operational framework of inflation targeting strategy to ensure price stability over the medium ...
Surgical strikes haven't affected gold prices in India, says Dr M. Veerappa Moily
New Kerala - 9/29/2016 12:42:55 PM
Veerappa Moily said today India Surgical Strikes on Pakistan have not affected gold prices in India at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi today. "Need policies for promoting gold as investment of the country ... World Gold Council estimates the annual ...
Strong inflation in Germany, Spain takes pressure off ECB
Gulf Times - 9/29/2016 6:26:31 PM
German inflation ... German consumer prices, harmonised to compare with other European countries (HICP), rose by 0.5% on the year in September after an increase of 0.3% in August, the Federal Statistics Office said. This was the highest rate since May ...