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, 2012See also: Inflation rate (consumer prices) map
Higher US Gasoline Prices Spur Modest Rise In March Inflation Consumer Prices Likely To Remain Subdued
MENAFN - 4/20/2015 11:20:26 AM
Economists see the bump in gas prices as evidence that inflation will begin to rise closer to the Federal Reserve's target rate of 2 percent. And it suggests that consumer prices aren ... on the round the world race's sixth leg, to Newport,
Ruchi Soya, ITC Among World's Fastest Growing Consumer Products Firms: Deloitte
NDTV - 4/19/2015 8:51:17 AM
Ruchi Soya Industries and ITC are among the ... in the country will have a positive impact on growth for consumer-focussed companies such as Ruchi Soya and ITC. Consumer price inflation, tracked by the Reserve Bank to set interest rates, is at a three ...
Consumer Prices in U.S. Surge During March
dailymailtimes.com - 4/18/2015 5:13:33 PM
The U.S. consumer prices surged during March for a second straight month of increases in the cost of housing and gas, signaling an uptick in the inflation of the country that should keep the Federal Reserve Bank on its course of starting interest rate ...
European Union Consumer Prices Fall for Fourth Month
Wall Street Journal - 4/18/2015 3:37:31 AM
Consumer prices across the ... policy measures and exchange rate moves. The ECB’s Survey of Professional of Forecasters, a quarterly poll of analysts not representing the views of ECB staff, said that inflation in the 19-country currency bloc would ...
5 reasons why global institutions expect India to clock 7% plus growth rate
Economic Times - 4/18/2015 11:37:07 AM
IMF says India's inflation is expected to remain close to target in 2015. It sees consumer price inflation ... inflation rate among developing regions to having the lowest in barely one year," World Bank has noted, while urging countries to take greater ...
Inflation expectations here at 'lowest since late
Asiaone Business - 4/21/2015 12:42:09 AM
Singapore experienced a fourth month of deflation after consumer ... oil prices and fluctuating exchange rates are probably here to stay in the medium term". "These phenomena have had a significant negative impact on expectations of inflation the world ...
Negative Rates - A New Macroeconomic Phenomenon
Seeking Alpha - 4/20/2015 8:21:28 AM
There are two countries in the ... by cutting the repo rate by 0.15 percentage points to −0.25 per cent and buying government bonds for SEK 30 billion, to support the upturn in inflation.'' In March 2015, consumer price index (CPI) inflation (measured ...
Sydney house prices continued to weigh on RBA rates decision
Sydney Morning Herald - 4/21/2015 8:27:27 AM
It also noted that the response of borrowers and savers to changes in interest rates and asset prices was "unusually certain in a world of very ... With quarterly inflation data due this week expected to show a further slowing in consumer prices, the ...
Romania, second in the EU for highest price increases
Romania-Insider - 4/20/2015 7:02:44 AM
Consumer prices ... The annual inflation rate in the euro area and the EU reached -0.1% in March, compared to -0.3% in February, which meant prices went down, on average, in the EU. Meanwhile, the countries with the highest inflation rate were Austria ...
India sails alone in an "island of inflation worries"
Daily News and Analysis - 4/21/2015 2:36:41 AM
On global front, the food crop prices have ... the inflation rate turned negative in March at -0.10%. Japan's economy, the third largest in the world, came out of recession in the fourth quarter of 2014, but its core consumer inflation stopped rising ...
RBA wants more data to form rate views with eye on inflation trends
investing.com - 4/21/2015 1:32:16 AM
The unemployment rate had declined a little further and there had been a noticeable lift in activity in some euro area periphery economies. Lower oil prices had reduced consumer price inflation significantly ... other parts of the country.
March inflation in Argentina ranges from 1.3% to 2.12%
MercoPress - 4/20/2015 6:19:47 AM
This is one percentage point higher than the official March rate announced by the Argentine government's discredited stats office, Indec, 1.3%. Lawmaker Patricia Bullrich said that Argentina's March inflation is what most countries in the world record in ...
Inflation goal may be too low, says Fed's Rosengren: FT
The Business Insider - 4/21/2015 1:39:25 AM
Minsky Conference on the State of the U.S. and World Economies ... interest rates, Rosengren said in a speech in London last week. The Fed set a 2 percent inflation target in 2012, under a dual mandate to seek maximum employment and price stability ...
Ruffer On Inflation, Deflation And Monetary Instability
Value Walk - 4/20/2015 7:52:50 AM
The inflation was seen, therefore, in asset prices, not retail prices. It bought time for those central banks, but the time has run out – will they create consumer ... world is to penalise savers – the same dynamic, of course, as subsiding borrowing rates.
Is Japan's inflation actually on the way up?
Money Control - 4/21/2015 3:12:29 AM
Excluding the effects of last April`s sales tax hike, the nationwide consumer ... price index, developed by Abe`s team at Hitosubashi University, Intage Inc and the New Supermarket Association of Japan. During the same period, the core inflation rate ...