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
US CPI Inflation: Gauging the Impact on Crude Prices
Market Realist - 1/23/2017 12:05:33 PM
The US (SPY) (VOO) CPI (consumer price index) rose 0.3% on a month-over-month basis in December 2016, according to a report by the US Department of Labor on January 18, 2017. This was in line with analysts’ forecasts. The inflation rate is an important ...
Nigeria’s inflation rate hits 18.55 percent
venturesafrica.com - 1/15/2017 11:56:33 PM
The present fall in global oil prices since 2014 as resulted in the rising inflation as the country ... the Consumer Price Index hit 18.55 percent for December which was triggered by the festivities and naira depreciation. The average exchange rate in ...
Daily Briefing: Singapore consumer prices rise for the first time since 2014; Singapore's workers have it easier than they might think
Yahoo Finance - 1/24/2017 1:05:49 AM
Consumer prices ... countries where politics matters at least as much as economics for market outcomes”. This suggests that the usual suspects that investors look at for signs of market trajectory – economic growth, inflation, interest rates, for ...
Ghana May Cut Rate for Second Meeting as Inflation Slows
Bloomberg - 1/23/2017 9:42:23 AM
The bank reduced the rate for the first time since May 2011 in November. While inflation has been outside the central bank’s target band of 6 percent to 10 percent since at least January 2013, growth in consumer prices decelerated to 15.4 percent in ...
UK inflation rises faster than expected to hit highest rate in more than two years
CITY A.M. - 1/17/2017 9:28:02 AM
Fuel for transport, which is mainly imported, has come under twin pressure from a weaker pound and higher oil prices after a production cut in November. In November annual consumer price inflation of 1.2 per cent was the highest rate in two years.
UK inflation soars to its highest level in 2 ½ years
FOX News - 1/17/2017 11:01:05 AM
The Office for National Statistics said Tuesday that the annual inflation rate in consumer prices hit 1.6 percent in December, from 1.2 percent in November, largely due to rising air fares and food prices. That puts inflation at the highest level since ...
Inflation: The Good And The Bad
econintersect.com - 1/23/2017 2:54:22 AM
It is the view of inflation ... 5-year and 10-year rates as well as the mean PCE inflation rate. (#SarcasmAlert) As you can see, while expectations of a rise in inflationary pressures have risen since the election, the consumer price index (CPI) was ...
Brazil's inflation falls to lowest in nearly three years
Reuters - 1/19/2017 12:10:18 PM
BRASILIA Brazil's inflation rate slowed more than expected in mid-January, falling below 6 percent for the first time in nearly three years and reinforcing market bets on steep interest rate cuts by the central bank. Consumer prices as measured by the IPCA ...
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
Inflation breaches 2-year high in signs of a strengthening economy
Washington Post - 1/18/2017 4:14:52 PM
Elsewhere in the world, the threat of deflation appears to be receding. In December, rising food prices pushed inflation in the UK to its highest level in two years, and consumer prices rose in almost all countries of the Eurozone.
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
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.
Inflation at 45-year low
Jamaica Observer - 1/18/2017 5:23:28 AM
THE Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN) has reported that Jamaica’s inflation rate remains at a record low level, and was 1.7 per cent at the end of December. It’s the lowest inflation rate the country ... Divisions Consumer Price Index (CPI ...
Annual inflation rate up
chronicle.co.zw - 1/17/2017 10:13:58 PM
THE country’s annual rate of inflation ... “The year-on-year inflation rate for the month of December 2016 as measured by the all items Consumer Price Index (CPI) stood at -0.93 percent, gaining 0.16 percentage points on the November 2016 rate of ...
UPDATE 3-Brazil's inflation falls to lowest in nearly 3 years
CNBC - 1/20/2017 12:56:14 AM
Consumer prices ... rates by 75 basis points last week, in a sharp move that surprised most economists. The IPCA-15 numbers show the bank is on the right path, central bank governor Ilan Goldfajn said at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland ...