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
U.K. Inflation And The Oil Price
Seeking Alpha - 2/22/2017 4:20:29 AM
It has been much higher for most of the last decade, and yet the Bank of England has kept interest rates at historic lows. But consumer price inflation - the prices ... effect in oil-dependent developed countries, which showed itself as stagnant output ...
Euro zone January inflation confirmed at 1.8 percent year-on-year
Reuters - 2/22/2017 5:17:45 AM
BRUSSELS Euro zone inflation rose to an annual rate of 1.8 percent in January, the European Union statistics agency said on Wednesday confirming its earlier estimates. On a monthly basis, consumer prices in the 19-country currency bloc went down by 0.8 ...
Inflation is still below targets in most CEE countries
Forex Street - 2/20/2017 8:33:24 AM
In light of the actual January data and the new weights, we revised our annual CPI inflation rate forecast by 0.2ppt to 2.5% for 2017. We continue to see upside risks stemming from the fast-paced wage growth; the translation into higher consumer prices may ...
Gold Gets a Shot in the Arm from Inflation and China
Forbes - 2/21/2017 7:02:08 PM
Inflation just got another jolt, rising as much as 2.5 percent year-over-year in January, the highest such rate since March 2012. Led by higher gasoline, rent and health care costs, consumer ... the world’s top two consumers of gold, and both countries ...
Greek consumer prices rise in January, led by transport, housing costs
Euronews - 2/15/2017 11:23:58 AM
ATHENS (Reuters) – Greece’s annual EU-harmonised inflation rate picked up in January ... The reading in January was 1.5 percent from 0.3 percent in December. Consumer prices were led higher by transport, housing, telecoms, alcoholic beverages and ...
Consumer Price Inflation Eases To A Five Year Low At 3.17% In January
NDTV - 2/13/2017 1:35:11 PM
Retail inflation in the country ... the vegetable prices that declined by 15.62 per cent. Price of Pulses declined by 6.62 per cent. A Reuters poll of 26 economists, had predicted the inflation rate for January to be at 3.22 per cent. Consumer price ...
Fuel price surge sends inflation to highest since June 2014
www.geo.tv - 2/14/2017 10:09:24 PM
But most of her colleagues have given no sign they want to raise rates soon, given the uncertain outlook for Britain's economy as the country ... Excluding oil prices and other volatile components such as food, core consumer price inflation held steady ...
Gas Prices Boost U.S. Inflation: Time for TIPS ETFs?
NASDAQ - 2/21/2017 2:19:59 AM
On a sequential basis, the consumer price index grew 0.6% in January, exceeding market expectations and last month's reading of 0.3%. The inflation rate picked up pace for ... unprotected peers in the fixed-income world. These securities pay an interest ...
Mexico Raises Key Rate After Inflation Surges and Peso Stumbles
Bloomberg - 2/9/2017 2:01:24 PM
Banco de Mexico, led by Governor Agustin Carstens, increased the key rate ... send the inflation rate up by the most in 21 years in January. Banxico now faces the challenge of reining in consumer prices just as some economists are warning the country ...
British consumers battered by Brexit inflation
Reuters - 2/17/2017 3:36:18 AM
LONDON British shoppers unexpectedly cut back on their spending in January as last year's Brexit vote pushed up inflation, official data showed on Friday, the strongest sign to date that the country ... consumer spending is going to suffer as higher prices ...
Will high inflation return in 2017?
www.vietnambreakingnews.com - 2/20/2017 10:06:27 AM
VietNamNet Bridge – The government successfully reined in the inflation rate ... the world’s leading oil exporters try to cut output to stabilize the prices), and MOF raises the environment tax. SBV is closely watching the performance of the consumer ...
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.
Five-year high for US inflation in biggest jump in consumer prices since 2013
CITY A.M. - 2/15/2017 1:29:50 AM
Consumer prices in the US jumped in January by the most since 2013 as higher oil prices continue to make their impact around the world ... rate, the federal funds rate, would be necessary to hit its targets on price stability and employment. Inflation ...
US consumer prices post biggest rise in nearly 4 years
The Brandon Sun - 2/15/2017 7:56:22 AM
WASHINGTON - U.S. consumer prices ... inflation rose 2.3 per cent over the last 12 months. After remaining low in the aftermath of the 2007-2009 Great Recession, inflation is running above the Fed's 2 per cent annual target. The Fed left a key interest ...