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
Weak Consumer Spending And Falling Oil Prices Push Eurozone Inflation To 5-Year Low
Seeking Alpha - 10/20/2014 6:20:52 AM
Inflation in the euro area is down to its lowest number in five years. The annual rate of consumer price ... growing signs of falling prices in the periphery, and inflation also remains worryingly weak in the core countries. Inflation in September was ...
US consumer prices rose 0.1 percent in September
The Tampa Tribune - 10/22/2014 12:52:12 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer ... core prices are up 1.7 percent. The increases are well below the 2 percent target for inflation set by the Federal Reserve. The modest inflationary pressures have allowed the central bank to keep interest rates at ...
US Consumer Prices Rise 0.1 Per Cent in September
NDTV - 10/22/2014 2:53:54 PM
Washington: US consumer ... and core prices are up 1.7 per cent. The increases are well below the 2 per cent target for inflation set by the Federal Reserve. The modest inflationary pressures have allowed the central bank to keep interest rates at record ...
Inflation short of goal means Fed can keep rates low
Chicago Tribune - 10/22/2014 5:31:23 PM
The consumer-price index climbed 0.1 percent ... are also among those keeping a lid on charges. With inflation falling short of the Fed's goal, policy makers need not rush to raise rates even as the world's largest economy shows no sign of succumbing ...
September Consumer Prices and Real Earnings
Philadelphia Daily News - 10/22/2014 1:35:09 PM
The lack of any gain in household spending power has restrained growth during the recovery and there are still no signs of this changing, even as inflation remains in check. Consumer prices ... incomes around the world pressure prices.
Commodities trading outlook: gold retreats after US inflation data; copper rises on China, EU stimulus hopes
binarytribune.com - 10/22/2014 1:13:41 PM
Gold fell on Wednesday, pressured by a stronger dollar, but remained close to six-week high levels, underpinned by strong physical demand from world ... inflation muted and giving the Fed more room for rock-bottom interest rates. Consumer prices inched ...
Inflation fueled in October
The Rakyat Post - 10/20/2014 4:33:30 AM
Affin Hwang Capital said similarly, food prices, which account for about 30.3% of the total consumer price index ... However, moving into 2015, the country’s headline inflation rate is expected to increase further to a range of between 4-5%, due to ...
UPDATE 1-Brazil's mid-October inflation remains above target ahead of election
Reuters - 10/21/2014 7:38:26 AM
Consumer prices rose 6.62 percent in the 12 months through mid-October, according to the IPCA-15 price index released on Tuesday by statistics agency IBGE. The inflation rate was slightly ... sensitive issue in a country traumatized by runaway prices ...
Fading inflation good for consumers but hints at lurking threats
Market Watch - 10/19/2014 11:58:30 AM
Slower global growth has crimped demand for fuel even as a surge in domestic extraction puts the U.S. on the verge of overtaking Saudi Arabia as the world ... home prices added to the upward tilt. As a result, the 12-month rate of consumer inflation ...
Global shares falter as Wall St. tumbles, bond prices fall
Yahoo Finance - 10/22/2014 7:11:36 PM
MSCI's all-country world stock index pared ... higher than the rate over the previous four quarters, the data showed. U.S. Treasuries prices fell as data showed a mild rebound in U.S. consumer prices in September. The reading reduced some bets the Fed ...
Gold futures hit session lows after U.S. inflation report
investing.com - 10/22/2014 12:52:12 PM
Core CPI increased at annualized rate of 1.7% in August, in line with forecasts and unchanged from August. The relatively positive consumer price inflation data pushed ... The Asian nation is the world’s largest copper consumer, accounting for almost ...
RBI, Rajan on right track: Kill inflation monster first
Firstpost - 10/18/2014 11:34:02 PM
Repo rate is the interest ... in parts of the country have damaged crops, and this is likely to push up prices again. The RBI also thinks that the fall in food prices may be temporary. “Retail inflation measured by the consumer price index (CPI ...
Inflation slips slightly in September
StarPhoenix - 10/18/2014 7:56:18 AM
The inflation rate had been up 2.1 per cent in the months of August and in July, according to the federal agency's consumer price index ... most notably the slump in world oil prices, the Bank of Canada is likely to remain very much neutral with regard ...