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
Malaysia sees highest inflation rate in eight years
www.talkvietnam.com - 3/26/2017 11:06:21 AM
Kuala Lumpur (VNA) – Malaysia’s consumer price index in February rose 4.5 percent year-on-year, the highest in more than eight years. Meanwhile, previous forecast in a Bloomberg survey stated that inflation rate of the country would stand from 3.9 ...
Mexico Raises Key Rate as Inflation Hits Highest Since Recession
Bloomberg - 3/30/2017 2:57:49 PM
more than any currency in the world tracked by Bloomberg. Consumer prices rose by an annual rate of 5.29 percent in early March, the most since the 2009 recession and far above the 3 percent target. Inflation soared after Mexico rolled back subsidies on ...
In respite to the ECB, German and Spanish consumer inflation slows sharply in March
mobile.bignewsnetwork.com - 3/30/2017 2:36:21 PM
The German annual inflation was in sync with other European countries ... prices eased the Spanish consumer price inflation sharply in March. According to flash data from the National Statistics Institute (INE), the EU-harmonized inflation rate there ...
German inflation weaker than expected in March, state data suggest
Reuters - 3/30/2017 9:50:01 AM
The state readings, which are not harmonised to compare with other euro zone countries ... data suggested overall consumer price inflation fell to 1.9 percent in March from 2.2 percent in February, which was the highest rate since August 2012.
JGBs slump one expectations of improvement in February consumer inflation
econotimes.com - 3/30/2017 6:08:07 AM
The Japanese government bonds slumped Thursday on expectations of an improvement in the country’s consumer price inflation (CPI) during the month of February. However, the unemployment rate is expected to remain steady, which may add some limelight to ...
GLOBAL MARKETS-Euro dips as price data further dampens ECB hike bets
NASDAQ - 3/30/2017 8:31:17 AM
Currency falls on weak Spanish, German inflation numbers * German govt bond yields hit multi-week lows * Dollar strengthens as Fed policymaker backs rate hikes * Graphic ... and policy direction of the world's richest country, giving support to the ...
On Venezuela's Death Spiral
Forbes - 3/30/2017 4:09:24 PM
To remedy this problem, the Johns Hopkins-Cato Institute Troubled Currencies Project, which I direct, began to measure inflation in 2013. The most important price in an economy is the exchange rate between the local currency and the world’s reserve ...
Consumer Price Index and the Inflation Rate
The Motley Fool - 3/1/2014 11:54:28 AM
Every month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the Consumer Price ... inflation hasn't been much of an issue in the U.S. in the past decade, in other parts of the world it is a major issue. Venezuela is a prime example: The value of the country's ...
Equity markets gain with oil price, U.S. GDP revision
Today - 3/30/2017 7:08:22 PM
NEW YORK - Equities in key world markets edged ... U.S. stocks higher as oil prices rose and gross domestic product increased at a 2.1 percent annualized rate instead of the previously reported 1.9 percent pace. Growth in consumer spending, which accounts ...
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 ...
BSP keeps 3% benchmark rate on manageable inflation outlook
BusinessMirror. - 3/23/2017 1:11:36 PM
The monetary authority, however, slightly cut its inflation forecast for the year, despite rising consumer prices in recent months. The BSP decided to maintain the interest rate on its overnight ... said a cut in the country’s reserve requirement ratio ...
Colombia cenbank seen cutting rates by 25 bp as inflation falls
CNBC - 3/24/2017 10:28:45 PM
given the significant easing of inflation. Despite the decrease, consumer price expectations are still above the long-term target of 2 percent to 4 percent, and a decision to lower the rate is unlikely to be unanimous. Consumer prices rose 1.01 percent in ...
Improvement in producer inflation figure in February
businesslive.co.za - 3/30/2017 2:50:40 PM
The central bank was expected to hold its repo rate at 7%. February’s consumer price index (CPI) released on March 22 showed inflation decelerating to 6.3% from January’s 6.6%.
Inflation to fall when petrol prices drop? Not so simple
Malaysiakini - 3/29/2017 7:49:31 AM
Now if crude should ever go up to US$100, what then will be our petrol price? 2) For petrol prices to go down significantly and thus reduce inflation as the minister ... coordinate the ringgit exchange rate in a linked world). 2) Once domestic retailers ...
German inflation weaker than expected in March
Times of India - 3/30/2017 12:13:11 PM
BERLIN, March 30 (Reuters) - German consumer inflation slowed more sharply than ... to wind down its monetary stimulus soon. German consumer prices, harmonised to compare with other European countries (HICP), rose by 1.5 percent on the year after reaching ...