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
Inflation Plays a Significant Role in Monetary Policy Measures
Market Realist - 12/1/2015 9:09:36 AM
The Fed’s inflation target for the economy is 2%, which is barely achievable, as October data showed a 0.12% inflation rate ... price war between OPEC (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries) and US shale producers to control the share of global ...
RBI keeps rates on hold, more easing seen as challenging
Reuters - 12/1/2015 2:03:05 PM
All 45 respondents in a Reuters poll last week expected the RBI to hold the repo rate. RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan noted weak rural and global ... concern about inflation. Meanwhile, a prolonged slump in commodity prices has pushed down consumer prices ...
Turkey tops global house price index despite turmoil
The Guardian - 12/1/2015 3:43:18 PM
Prices have risen 18.9% over the past 12 months, according to Knight Frank, but 2016 should see reduced pressures on markets across the world ... countries, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand are also among the countries suffering the worst house price ...
Inflation: US consumer prices higher in October
MENAFN - 11/17/2015 7:48:58 PM
(MENAFN - AFP) US consumer ... rates in more than nine years. While the core CPI figure for the year is close to the Federal Reserve's 2.0 percent target inflation rate, the Fed focuses on another measure, the personal consumption expenditures (PCE) price ...
RBI keeps rates on hold, sees room for more 'accommodation'
Reuters - 12/1/2015 12:55:40 AM
RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan left open the door for more easing, noting weak rural and global demand was holding back ... week had expected the RBI would keep the repo rate unchanged after consumer inflation edged up to a four-month high of 5.0 percent ...
Global stocks move higher after signs of U.S. rate hike
Pop & Herald - 12/2/2015 4:00:36 AM
"The price ... Fed's inflation and employment conditions would be met "soon", allowing policymakers to "start thinking about raising the short-term interest rates". Minutes from the Fed´s October policy meeting showed board members confident the world ...
Top 10 Countries by Inflation Rate Consumer Prices
Jagran Josh - 9/21/2011 11:55:54 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
Monetary policy: RBI keeps repo rate unchanged at 6.75%
Live Mint - 12/1/2015 12:51:30 PM
Mumbai: Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Raghuram Rajan on Tuesday left policy rates unchanged at the ... impact of a recent uptick in retail inflation driven by higher food prices. The central bank expects consumer price inflation to be at 6% by ...
RBI keeps Repo rate unchanged at 6.75%
businessinsider.in - 12/1/2015 5:49:10 AM
Reserve Bank of India kept the repo rate unchanged ... target for a country that less than two years ago suffered double-digit inflation. A recent pay hike to government employees and potential food price shocks could easily push up consumer price ...
Reserve Bank of India likely to hold rates as room for cuts narrows
CNBC - 12/1/2015 4:23:16 AM
India's central bank is likely to keep its policy rate ... target for a country that less than two years ago suffered double-digit inflation. A recent pay hike to government employees and potential food price shocks could easily push up consumer price ...
Wednesday preview: Eurozone inflation due, Greene King and Zoopla report
IFA Magazine - 12/1/2015 11:35:45 PM
(ShareCast News) – Eurozone inflation may have improved in November compared to a year ago, according to analysts’ forecasts ahead of consumer price index data on Wednesday ... purchases and a cut to the deposit rate. Michael Hewson, senior market ...
What consumer prices could mean for a Fed rate hike
OregonLive - 11/17/2015 11:06:25 AM
a sign that consumer inflation may be moving up toward the Federal Reserve's target level and keeping the Fed on track to raise short-term interest rates from record lows next month. The consumer price index rose 0.2 percent in October after falling the ...
British house price growth to ease, but will still outstrip pay - Reuters poll
Reuters - 12/1/2015 1:20:08 PM
However, as in all recent polls, those house price rises will easily outstrip almost nonexistent consumer price inflation ... low interest rates mean that for those that can raise a deposit, housing is cheaper to own in most parts of the country relative ...