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
Low fuel prices kept inflation at 1.1 per cent in August
onenewspage.com - 9/23/2016 1:40:08 PM
The country's annual inflation rate was an unexpectedly low 1.1 per cent ... cent in August as pulses and manufactured items showed uptick in prices even as... By Nick Buffie* The Consumer Price Index (CPI-U) for August showed that prices over the past ...
S.A keeps rates on hold, signals tightening could end
cnbcafrica.com - 9/22/2016 1:48:29 PM
Headline consumer ... pattern of global capital flows and to emerging market exchange rates in general, with continued uncertainty regarding the timing and pace of future moves. The year-on-year inflation rate as measured by the consumer price index ...
Slow growth could lead to rate cut in Canada, economists say
Financial Post - 9/23/2016 5:11:54 AM
OTTAWA — When Canada’s top economists sit down next month with Finance Minister Bill Morneau to carve out a consensus on the country’s growth outlook, weak consumer prices and ... to cut interest rates.” Canada’s annual inflation rate fell ...
Canada – The consumer price index dropped 0.2% in August
Forex Street - 9/26/2016 8:43:05 AM
Canada – The consumer price index dropped 0.2% in August, allowing the year-on-year inflation ... year’s sole rate increase to be in December rather than at November’s meeting which is just a few days before the elections. World – The Bank of ...
Lab research shows inflation may be all in your mind: Don Pittis
CBC - 9/26/2016 4:54:01 AM
Inflation ... world. As McGill University's Tom Velk reminded me last week, a long period of low interest rates may have had another perverse effect on rising prices. While what he calls "can-of-soup inflation" — normal price inflation measured by the co ...
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 on Downtrend
financialtribune.com - 9/26/2016 1:12:07 AM
The slowdown in global inflation, Iran’s improved international relations after the nuclear deal and low consumer spending will continue to suppress producer prices. However, some analysts have warned that the Central Bank of Iran’s continuous rate ...
Nepal-India inflation wedge narrows to 3.5pc in August
Ekantipur - 9/25/2016 3:07:50 AM
The last time the difference between consumer price hike of the two countries had narrowed down to this level was in Oct 2015, when the inflation wedge stood at 3.3 percent Sep 25, 2016- The difference between inflation rates in Nepal and India narrowed ...
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.
Slowest Core Inflation in 2 Years Ratifies Poloz’s Pessimism (1)
Bloomberg - 9/25/2016 5:16:41 AM
(Bloomberg) -- Canada’s core inflation rate was the slowest in two years in August, missing even the most bearish forecast, in another blow to the country’s economic outlook. The 12-month pace of consumer prices excluding eight volatile items slowed to ...
Canadian inflation in August an unexpectedly weak 1.1% amid lower fuel prices
Canada - 9/23/2016 8:46:39 AM
OTTAWA - The country's annual inflation rate was an unexpectedly low 1.1 per cent in August as lower fuel prices dragged it to the lower reaches of the Bank of Canada's target range. Statistics Canada's latest reading of the consumer price index was weaker ...
Five things every Investor should know about Inflation
1koboafrica.com - 9/24/2016 10:40:00 AM
When inflation is too low, the Central bank may lower interest rates in an attempt to spur growth. Inflation is closely watched by many central bankers across the world, and how much ... Because the consumer price index (CPI) reflects a strong influence ...
Deflation continues: Prices down 0.8 percent in 2nd quarter
www.caymancompass.com - 9/26/2016 12:22:01 AM
Consumer ... of countries in the developed world whose economic structures vary significantly from ours,” she explained. “We import 80 to 90 percent on average of everything we consume, with very few exceptions. When international commodity prices ...
Canadian economy pumps out disappointing inflation, retail trade numbers
The Brandon Sun - 9/23/2016 10:41:11 AM
But despite unexpectedly weak inflation and retail sales data released by Statistics Canada, economists predicted the central bank will refrain from touching its benchmark interest rate any time soon. The ... the August consumer price index found prices ...
Consumer inflation and sentiment data on tap for markets Friday
CNBC - 9/15/2016 10:00:33 AM
Consumer price inflation and consumer sentiment are on tap for markets ... He said he met with investors across the country this week and their big concern was the election. Markets will focus on what the data means for the Fed, but any action at its ...