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
Global Economy: Two percent inflation. A call to action?
Reuters - 2/24/2017 11:13:17 AM
The U.S. consumer price index (CPI), published mid-Feb, has already shown prices rising at their fastest monthly pace in nearly four years in January and a year-on-year rate of 2.5 percent. However, the Fed has often emphasized the inflation measure for ...
Inflation rate rises to 2.1%, fuelled by gas prices as new carbon policies take hold
mymcmurray.com - 2/24/2017 10:44:39 AM
with gas prices spiking by 20.6 per cent across the country compared to the year before. The overall inflation reading last month was stronger than December’s rate of 1.5 per cent, the agency’s latest consumer price index said. However, excluding ...
Gold Gets a Shot in the Arm from Inflation and China
usfunds.com - 2/20/2017 11:56:49 PM
Inflation just got another jolt, rising as much as 2.5 percent year-over-year in January, the highest such rate since March 2012. Led by higher gasoline, rent and health care costs, consumer ... the world’s top two consumers of gold, and both countries ...
Global inflation is back
The bull - 2/26/2017 11:28:13 PM
Investor views on the inflation outlook ... month in a row when the 12-month rate rose. A similar reflation occurred in other countries (with the focus on Europe and China), such is the influence of oil prices on consumer or headline inflation.
Gas prices a factor in Manitoba inflation jump
Winnipeg Free Press - 2/24/2017 10:30:20 AM
Manitoba's annual inflation rate jumped above two per cent last month as higher gasoline prices helped push up the cost of living here and elsewhere in Canada. In its latest monthly Consumer Price ... 20.6 per cent across the country compared to the ...
Higher gas prices fuel January inflation surge
rcinet.ca - 2/24/2017 3:52:28 PM
Gas prices went up by 20.6 per across the country compared to the year before, increasing transportation costs, the main contributor to the higher inflation rate, by 6.3 per cent ... Of the eight parts of the consumer economy that Statistics Canada ...
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 ...
Consumer Price Index and the Inflation Rate
The Motley Fool - 3/1/2014 11:54:28 AM
Every month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the Consumer Price ... inflation hasn't been much of an issue in the U.S. in the past decade, in other parts of the world it is a major issue. Venezuela is a prime example: The value of the country's ...
Euro Zone January Inflation Confirmed at 1.8 Percent Year-on-year
USNews - 2/22/2017 10:39:52 AM
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Euro zone inflation rose to an annual rate of 1.8 percent in January, the European Union statistics agency said on Wednesday confirming its earlier estimates. On a monthly basis, consumer prices in the 19-country currency bloc went ...
Two per cent inflation in the US — a call to action
Gulf News - 2/26/2017 3:14:18 PM
The US consumer price index (CPI), published mid-Feb, has already shown prices rising at their fastest monthly pace in nearly four years in January and a year-on-year rate of 2.5 per cent. However, the Fed has often emphasised the inflation measure for ...
UAE inflation rate almost doubled in January
The National - 2/26/2017 1:45:25 AM
The country’s inflation rate almost doubled in January ... That would have been largely down to higher fuel prices, which do benefit other parts of the economy even as they push up consumer costs. In February, the cost of a litre of Super 98 was up ...
Is an Inflation Comeback in the Works?
acting-man.com - 2/24/2017 10:23:11 AM
The U.S. cost of living increased in January by the most since February 2013, led by higher costs for gasoline and other goods and services that indicate inflation is gathering momentum. The consumer-price ... rate policy because it has created a world ...
Annual Inflation Rate in Developed Countries Highest Since 2014
Morning Star - 2/2/2017 6:10:06 AM
That sustained pickup suggests 2017 may be the year when worries about a slide into deflation that prompted a fresh wave of stimulus measures from central banks around the world are ... crash in consumer prices, and inflation rates had settled around ...
Asset Allocation Views: Tails and Transitions
barrons.com - 2/27/2017 5:11:49 AM
Beyond the U.S., we find UK Gilts and Japanese government bonds rich, and we believe valuations of bonds by “peripheral” countries ... The Consumer Price Index (CPI) is an unmanaged index representing the rate of inflation of the U.S. consumer prices ...