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
Eurozone inflation hits two-year high
daily-sun.com - 9/30/2016 7:08:16 PM
BRUSSELS: Eurozone consumer prices rose to a ... said Howard Archer of IHS Global Insight. The ECB earlier this month decided to hold its record-low interest rates steady in a bid to encourage lending and drive up inflation. It also opted to leave intact ...
Time to Prepare for Higher Inflation
Forbes - 9/30/2016 5:42:22 PM
While it is still early, the signs of emerging inflation are beginning to surface again in the U.S. economy. For many younger folks who have only lived in a world marked by deflationary forces of declining interest rates and cheaper technology, inflation ...
Eurozone inflation doubles as low oil price impact fades
FOX News - 9/30/2016 9:28:27 AM
BRUSSELS – Official figures show that the inflation rate across the 19-country eurozone doubled in September as the impact of lower oil prices starts to fade. Eurostat, the European Union's statistics agency, said Friday that the annual rate of inflation ...
Drop in U.S. consumer spending clouds Fed rate hike outlook
Reuters - 9/30/2016 10:40:02 AM
The Commerce Department said on Friday that consumer ... of IHS Global Insight. Fed Chair Janet Yellen said last week she expected the U.S. central bank would raise rates once later this year to keep the economy from eventually overheating. Prices for ...
2 Measures Of Inflation And Fed Policy
Seeking Alpha - 10/1/2016 9:55:54 AM
Note: The charts below have been updated with the latest Personal Consumption Expenditures price index from the Bureau of Economic Analysis. The annualized rate of change ... seek to stabilize overall consumer prices - core inflation measures that leave ...
Some relief for big-spending ECB as euro zone inflation ticks up
Reuters - 9/30/2016 5:25:04 AM
Consumer prices grew ... of the Petroleum Exporting Countries flagged its first output cut in eight years. "We know central banks have run out of ammunition so an increase in oil prices over time is going to help inflation higher," Kenneth Broux, a ...
Drop in US consumer spend clouds Fed rate hike outlook
The Hindu Business Line - 9/30/2016 5:28:03 PM
US consumer spending ... Chris Christopher of IHS Global Insight. Fed Chair Janet Yellen said last week she expected the US central bank would raise rates once later this year to keep the economy from eventually overheating. Prices for fed funds futures ...
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
Latest target of Malaysian ire: Inflation rate
Today - 9/30/2016 4:23:38 PM
For all of 2015, the inflation rate was only 2.1 per cent despite the higher spike in prices triggered by the introduction of the Goods and Services Tax in April 2015. So is there a gap between real consumer experience and official data? The explanation ...
Japan inflation goes backwards
le Globaliste - 10/1/2016 4:40:56 AM
China's factory sector struggled to gain speed in September while Japanese inflation ... figure shows the world's third-largest economy remains in deflation amid sluggish consumer spending and falling global energy prices, despite the country's recent ...
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.
Global Growth And Inflation Remain Low Initial Impact Of Brexit Is Muted
econintersect.com - 10/1/2016 1:02:01 PM
Growth continues to be poor, with no particular country ... its cash rate by 25 basis points to 1.50 percent on Aug. 2. Given the low levels of inflation for most major economies, weak global demand, low investment and low commodity prices, it is likely ...
Is Gold Still Dependent on the Inflation Numbers?
Market Realist - 9/29/2016 10:26:54 AM
Much of the changes in precious metal prices over the past few months have been determined by the stance of the Federal Reserve and its members over the rate ... (consumer price index). The yield spread, therefore, seems to be a good proxy for the US ...
Bank of Japan plans measures to meet inflation target
Mag-Series USA - 10/1/2016 6:42:38 AM
Japan's core consumer ... raised the country's sales tax to eight per cent from five per cent in April 2014, the first hike in 17 years. "If the price trend persists, the BOJ can no longer blame oil prices for weakening inflation and it would be forced ...