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
Canada Inflation Falls to Slowest Since 2009 on Gasoline
Bloomberg - 5/17/2013 1:39:48 PM
Canada’s annual inflation rate fell in April to its slowest in more than three years, taking it below the central bank’s target band and adding to evidence of growing slack in the world’s 11th ... of 1.1 percent after gains of 1.4 percent ...
Surprise! Inflation is too low almost everywhere on earth
Washington Post - 5/16/2013 9:47:45 PM
Prices rose 1.1 percent over the 12 months that ended in April in Germany, 0.8 percent in France and 1.3 percent in Italy. In the United States, the consumer price ... it will need higher inflation in core European countries like Germany and ...
Canadian inflation rate falls to 0.4 per cent as gas prices tumble in April
Edmonton Journal - 5/17/2013 12:28:13 PM
On a month-to-month basis, gasoline, clothing, restaurant meals, furniture and mortgage interest costs were all lower last month than they were in March. The Bank of Canada's core inflation index, which excludes volatile items such as gasoline, just ...
Manitoba, P.E.I. tied for highest inflation in April
Winnipeg Free Press - 5/18/2013 11:22:36 AM
MANITOBA'S annual inflation rate remains stubbornly high compared with most other ... The Canadian Press Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition May 18, 2013 B11 Factual inaccuracy? Something missing? Help improve our journalism.
Canadian Inflation Falls to Slowest Since 2009 on Gasoline (2)
Businessweek - 5/17/2013 6:04:39 PM
Canada’s annual inflation rate fell in April to its slowest in more than three years, taking it below the central bank’s target band and adding to evidence of growing slack in the world’s 11th largest economy. The consumer price index rose ...
End of HST in B.C. drives drop in inflation
The Vancouver Sun - 5/17/2013 8:27:49 PM
B.C. showed the sharpest price drop in inflation across ... as 14.05 with the entire country being 100. The loonie fell more than a penny against the U.S. dollar as markets read the soft report as making interest rate hikes in Canada less ...
Inflation Bonds: To Buy or Not To Buy?
Wall Street Journal - 5/20/2013 4:39:22 AM
“Unless I’m sure I can get a return comparable to existing products ... Inflation will be measured by changes in India’s wholesale price index, which includes wholesale prices of food, fuel and manufactured products among other things.
US consumer prices fall 0.4 pct. on cheaper gas
The Guardian - 5/16/2013 3:35:31 PM
AP Economics Writer= WASHINGTON (AP) — A plunge in the cost of gas drove down a measure of U.S. consumer ... inflation or even deflation might push the Fed to step up its low interest-rate policies to stimulate more borrowing and spending and push prices ...
Austrian Inflation Rate Falls to the Lowest Level Since November 2010
NASDAQ - 5/16/2013 8:47:30 AM
Austrian inflation eased sharply in April, with the rate falling to the lowest level in two and a half years, Austria's statistics office said Thursday. The country's consumer price index rose 1.9% on the year in April, well below the 2.3% rate ...
Ahead of the Bell: US Consumer Price Index
Businessweek - 5/16/2013 10:06:14 AM
If there were signs that inflation was picking up, the Fed might be forced to raise interest rates. Aside from sharp swings in gas prices, consumer and wholesale inflation has been mild this year. The combination of modest economic growth and ...
Despite Public Fears, European Inflation Remains Tame
Pew Research Center - 5/16/2013 3:49:50 PM
Nevertheless, majorities in six of the eight countries see rising prices as a very big problem. The Greeks were the most worried: 94% say inflation ... falling at an annual rate of 0.2%; in April, according to Eurostat, consumer prices fell ...
India, Inflation Trends Lower
Live Trading News - 5/19/2013 9:12:34 AM
India’s rate of wholesale price inflation, as measured by the wholesale price index WPI, moderated to 4.9% Y-Y in April from 6% in March. The rate of consumer price inflation also slowed, with the CPI increasing by 9.4% in April, down from 10.9% in the ...
Canada Inflation Falls to Slowest In 4-years on Gas
forexblog.oanda.com - 5/17/2013 12:56:51 PM
Canada’s annual inflation rate ... consumer price index rose 0.4 percent in April from a year ago compared with a 1 percent gain the prior month, Statistics Canada said today from Ottawa. That’s the slowest since October 2009, when the ...
A Long Term Look At Inflation
Seeking Alpha - 5/17/2013 1:32:39 PM
The May 2012 Consumer Price Index for Urban Consumers (CPI-U) released yesterday puts the April year-over-year inflation rate at 1.06%, dramatically below the 3.92% average since the end of the Second World War. The chart below includes an alternate look ...
India’s Inflation Surprise Opens Door for New Stimulus
CNBC - 5/14/2013 8:57:02 AM
Prior Wandesforde, however, cautioned that elevated consumer price inflation and the significant widening of the country's trade deficit in April could postpone an interest rate cut until July. Credit Suisse forecasts the central bank will reduce rates by ...