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
Consumer Price Index: Inflation slows down to 1.7%, lowest since 2003
The Express Tribune - 9/2/2015 1:37:59 AM
Inflation measured by the Consumer Price ... Owing to the plunge in global commodity prices, rigidity in the exchange rate and heavy domestic taxation, the country’s exports have been consistency falling for the last many months. According to one school ...
Turmoil in China, weak inflation may open door for more stimulus from European Central Bank
FOX News - 9/1/2015 7:01:18 AM
It is aimed at raising a rate of inflation that is so ... confidence — combining business and consumer outlooks — ticked up slightly in August for the eurozone. But it increased in only 11 of the 19 euro countries. In seven of them, it fell, including ...
Eurozone inflation steady at 0.2pc in August
The Daily Star - 8/31/2015 10:18:44 PM
Inflation in the 19-country eurozone was unchanged at 0.2 percent in August, official data showed Monday, slightly higher than analysts expected. The consumer price rise rate is still well ... at research group IHS Global Insight. "Nevertheless, the ...
Italy’s Inflation Rate Rose in August: EWI Fell 0.40%
Yahoo Finance - 9/1/2015 6:21:20 PM
Italy’s inflation rate ... falling oil prices. From the second quarter onwards, the readings were aided by the ECB’s (European Central Bank) monetary stimulus. The ECB’s QE (quantitative easing) program is doing its part to boost consumer prices ...
Eurozone Unemployment Rate Lowest Since 2012
Realtime Business News - 9/1/2015 9:02:59 AM
Eurozone unemployment rate unexpectedly dropped in July to its lowest level in three-and-a-half years, adding to hopes that consumer spending would support growth amid low inflation ... to 17.532 million in July. IHS Global Insight Economist Howard ...
World stocks fall after Fed suggests September rate hike possible
The Florida Times-Union Jacksonville - 8/31/2015 3:59:21 PM
BEIJING — Global stocks mostly fell on Monday after ... In Europe, official figures showed the annual inflation rate remained at a weak 0.2 percent in the 19-country eurozone. The figure was broadly expected but underlines the challenges facing the ...
Three strikes on inflation spur calls for overhaul of ‘Abenomics’
Japan Times - 9/1/2015 11:26:09 AM
“We are entering a difficult phase of balancing the BOJ’s inflation target, Japan’s second sales tax hike and sustaining global economic growth. A delay could prompt a ratings downgrade.” Consumer prices excluding fresh food were unchanged in July ...
Global stock markets begin September with more losses
The Guardian - 9/1/2015 3:29:32 PM
Europe follows Wall Street and Asia in sell-offs amid worries over Chinese slowdown and looming US interest rate rise ... updates Oil prices have been buffeted by the prospect of waning demand from China, the world’s biggest energy consumer.
Weak growth may force India’s central bank to reconsider inflation focus
Reuters - 9/1/2015 1:27:50 PM
Governor Raghuram Rajan even started his term a couple of years back by raising interest rates ... now. Consumer inflation was a record low 3.78 percent in July, weaker than the lowest forecast in a Reuters poll. The global slump in commodity prices ...
August's 0.2% inflation nudges eurozone toward stimulus
Arkansas Online - 9/1/2015 3:05:04 AM
The inflation figures remain far below the European Central Bank's aim for an annual rate of just under 2 percent. A prolonged period of low inflation or an outright drop in consumer prices is a sign ... relative to other countries. The European Central ...
Eurozone inflation stable at low rate of 0.2 percent
KSL - 8/31/2015 4:49:27 PM
The inflation figures remains far below the European Central Bank's aim for an annual rate of just under 2 percent. A prolonged period of low inflation or, worse, an outright drop in consumer prices ... relative to other countries. The ECB has vowed ...
Is Canada Entering A Recession? Second Consecutive Slowdown Projected For Q2, Amid Falling Energy Prices
International Business Times - 9/1/2015 9:24:27 AM
Statistics Canada was expected to report that the country’s economy contracted at an annualized rate ... oil prices fell to a six-year low last week, though they have since begun to rise again. China is the world’s second-largest consumer of oil ...
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Citigroup Inc: Will There Be A Rate Hike In September?
bidnessetc.com - 8/31/2015 4:27:59 PM
Last Monday, global markets witnessed ... and economic indicators just like inflation. Interestingly, employment data for the current month will be released on September 4, just before the fate of rates in the country is decided. With strong employment ...
China, Euro Zone Weaken Despite World Awash With Cash
NDTV - 9/1/2015 1:27:50 PM
World stocks and commodity prices ... inflation. Tuesday's disappointing readings come almost half a year after the ECB began pumping 60 billion euros a month of fresh cash into the economy and a day after official data showed inflation in the 19-country ...
Commodities And The Supply Side Of The Economy: Globally Soft Prices
Seeking Alpha - 9/1/2015 9:10:08 AM
Currently, the world seems to be in a period where the supply factors are dominating. As a result, one sees emerging market countries scrambling ... The weakness in prices is not just an American problem. Inflation rates are weak… and not seeming ...