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
Eurozone Inflation Rate Eased in June
Fox Business - 6/30/2015 1:52:27 PM
The eurozone's annual rate of inflation eased in June as consumer prices barely rose from their year ... Without renewed drops in world energy prices or a sharp slowing of the economy, economists expect inflation figures in the second half of this year ...
(2nd LD) Consumer prices growth shy of 1 pct for 7th month in June
YONHAP NEWS AGENCY - 7/1/2015 1:26:48 AM
... ministry said supply-side factors such as low crude oil prices again curbed consumer price gains in June. Despite weak prices, the country's expected inflation rate released by the Bank of Korea stood at 2.5 percent in June, unchanged from April and May.
World Bank Cuts Turkey Growth Outlook
Wall Street Journal - 7/1/2015 9:55:02 AM
The World Bank said despite declining food prices, lira depreciation and increases in oil prices pushed inflation higher. Turkey’s annual inflation rate rose to 8.09% in ... affect investment sentiment and consumer confidence, resulting in increased ...
Inflation picks up in Indonesia during Muslim holy month
Channel News Asia - 7/1/2015 8:29:08 AM
JAKARTA: Inflation rose ... and allowed petrol prices to float on the global market. The rise in inflation presents a dilemma for Bank Indonesia, the country's central bank. Some economists are urging policymakers to cut the main rate from 7.50 per cent ...
Eurozone inflation slows to 0.2pc, unemployment stable
Business Recorder - 6/30/2015 1:02:20 PM
"June's data reinforce belief that it is likely to prove a hard slog to get eurozone consumer price inflation back up to the ECB's target rate of close to, but just below 2 percent," said Howard Archer, chief European economist at IHS Global Insight.
Eurozone inflation rate dips but still remains positive
Philstar - 6/30/2015 9:01:57 PM
BRUSSELS - Official figures show that inflation across the 19-country eurozone eased in the ... due to a 5.1 percent drop in energy prices. Still, this is the third month in a row that the inflation rate has not been negative. Earlier this year, when ...
Home Price Rise At A Slightly Slower Pace
ETF Daily News - 6/29/2015 11:54:56 PM
“Home prices continue to rise across the country, but the pace is not accelerating,” says David M. Blitzer, Managing Director and Chairman of the Index Committee at S&P Dow Jones Indices. “Moreover, consumer ... the current inflation rate of under ...
Further RBI Rate Cut of 0.25% Likely in FY16: Citigroup
NDTV - 6/30/2015 3:11:11 PM
New Delhi: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is likely to cut the key interest rate by another 25 bps this fiscal year as retail inflation is likely to be around 5 per cent, global financial ... space could open up if Consumer Price Index-based inflation ...
Russia Weekly Consumer Inflation Slows to 0% for Second Time in 2015
NASDAQ - 7/1/2015 9:12:05 AM
MOSCOW--Russia's consumer prices ... from sharply lower oil prices and sanctions imposed by Western nations in protest over the country's alleged role in the Ukraine conflict. The Bank of Russia recently cut its key interest rate by one percentage point ...
UPDATE 1-Euro zone inflation softens in June on energy dip
Reuters - 6/30/2015 9:49:04 AM
The European Union's statistics office Eurostat said on Tuesday that consumer prices in the 19 countries sharing the euro rose ... aiming to lift inflation towards its target rate of just under 2 percent. QE is intended to last until September 2016.
Germany’s Inflation Rate Falls to 0.1% in June: EWG Falls 4.03%
Market Realist - 6/30/2015 10:03:23 AM
The iShares MSCI Germany ETF (EWG) fell 4.03% on June 29 due to: Rising fears of a looming Grexit are affecting European, as well as, global equity—as we discussed in Part 1. Germany’s inflation rate fell to 0.1% in June, despite the ECB’s ...
Eurozone economy stuck, inflation figures show
MSN - 7/1/2015 3:02:51 PM
"June's data reinforce [the] belief that it is likely to prove a hard slog to get eurozone consumer price inflation back up to the ECB's target rate of close to, but just below 2 percent," said Howard Archer, chief European economist at IHS Global Insight.
Inflation rises on strong dollar
New Vision - 7/1/2015 9:12:05 AM
The Consumer Price ... is a major importing country. Manufacturers earlier indicated that the weak shilling had forced them to adjust prices for manufactured products to factor in the increase in the cost of operation. Rising inflation means that consumers ...
Germany's inflation slows to 0.3 percent in June
MENAFN - 6/30/2015 9:34:45 AM
(MENAFN) Preliminary data showed that inflation in Germany, Europe's largest economy, slowed noticeably in June with consumer prices rising by 0.3 percent ... since militants overran large parts of the country last year, his ... Jun 30 2015 - Tunisia ...