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
Pressure mounting on RBI: Will Raghuram Rajan go for a rate cut tomorrow?
Economic Times - 8/3/2015 10:20:20 AM
Most bankers and experts believe that the possibility of an interest rate cut by the Reserve Bank on August 4 is very low as retail inflation ... with benign global commodity prices and others are likely to result in moderating consumer price index ...
EU inflation and jobless rate steady
Forex Report Daily - 8/2/2015 2:17:44 PM
The annual inflation rate stayed at 0.2%, according to the flash estimate from the EU’s statistics agency Eurostat. When measured by the harmonized index of consumer prices (HICP), ECB ... dip back into deflation, IHS Global Insight Economist Howard ...
Inflation remains high in Indonesia despite forecast easing
Yahoo News - 8/3/2015 6:45:35 AM
The consumer price index rose 7.26 percent year-on-year, the same increase as the previous month, according to the official statistics agency. Inflation in ... Ramadan in Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim-majority country, as people stockpile ...
Zimbabwe’s inflation stood at -2,8%, Rwanda’s inflation -2,7% in June 2015
customstoday.com.pk - 8/3/2015 9:08:45 AM
HARARE: Zimbabwe and Rwanda are the only two countries ... s inflation figure as of June 2015 stood at -2,8% while Rwanda’s inflation figure was -2,7%. The year-on-year inflation rate in the Comesa region as measured by the Harmonised Consumer Price ...
Inflation to stay in check
The Jakarta Post - 8/3/2015 4:08:06 AM
The annual inflation ... rate as the dry season usually had a time lag before impacting on consumer prices. Adi said food production, based on historical data, tended to decrease in the second harvesting season between June and August because of the ...
Inflation rate continued to slide in July
bangkokpost.com - 8/3/2015 7:28:32 AM
The consumer ... inflation to resume positive growth in the final quarter of 2015. However, the ministry still needs to review its earlier projection of an overall inflation rate for 2015 of 0.6% to 1.3%, taking into account the global oil price and ...
Consensus is on RBI staying put on rates
Daily News and Analysis - 8/3/2015 4:22:25 AM
Amid spike in food prices in India and slowdown in global ... inflation has remained negative for the last eight consecutive months and stood firm at negative 2.4% in June. Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation, which makes the basis for RBI's rate-related ...
Thai Consumer Prices Fall in July
NASDAQ - 8/3/2015 1:16:18 AM
BANGKOK--Thailand's deflation continued in July as consumer prices fell for the seventh consecutive month amid low oil prices, according to the Commerce Ministry. The country's headline ... maintained this year's inflation rate target at 0.6%-1.3%, but ...
From rents to haircuts, Americans start to feel price hikes
Denver Post - 8/1/2015 7:02:16 AM
The price increases remain modest. And in many cases, they're canceled out by price declines for other items that are keeping overall inflation historically low. Yet the stepped-up price tags for a range of consumer ... at an annual rate in the past ...
Pressure rising on RBI to cut rate Tuesday
Times of India - 8/3/2015 9:37:23 AM
RBI mostly tracks the consumer price inflation for its monetary ... but interest rates are on a downward trend. I expect RBI to cut rates by 25-50 basis points this fiscal." HSBC India Country head Naina Lal Kidwai said: "We are expecting 0.25 per cent ...
Euro zone inflation stable at 0.2 percent, still far off ECB target
Business Recorder - 7/31/2015 5:19:04 PM
The European Union's statistics office Eurostat said on Friday that consumer prices in the 19 countries ... but inflation is still far below the European Central Bank's target of just under 2 percent. The ECB has interest rates close to zero and this ...
Eurozone inflation, jobless rates unchanged
Dawn - 8/1/2015 2:01:37 AM
Consumer prices rose 0.2 per cent in July, the Eurostat statistics agency said, the same rate ... Global Insight. Archer said weak energy prices will continue to put pressure on the data but the ECB “will take a fair degree of comfort” from the core ...
Why it is too early for another rate cut
Live Mint - 8/2/2015 2:39:13 PM
First, there is a wide divergence in the two main measures of inflation. India has seen wholesale price deflation for eight months in a row. But consumer ... up interest rates in a bid to protect their currencies in case there is global financial turmoil ...
Russia's central bank cuts key interest rate
Beaumont Enterprise - 7/30/2015 11:53:57 PM
Higher interest rates ... the inflation further because consumer spending has been declining. Russian businesses complained of a lending squeeze, brought by sanctions against Russian banks as well as prohibitively high interest rates inside the country.
QE Fails In Japan: Inflation Nonexistent, Consumer Spending Drops, More Ease Coming
Howe Street - 8/1/2015 2:37:25 AM
The BoJ’s balance sheet — a rough proxy for the amount of money it has created and dumped into the economy — soared at a rate that dwarfs ... the central bank’s effort to spur inflation.Consumer prices excluding fresh food rose 0.1 percent from ...