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
GST: A high standard rate would impact prices and hamper acceptance
The Hindu - 8/28/2016 10:32:03 PM
In a historical move for the country, the 122nd Constitutional Amendment ... Second, the key impact of a higher rate would be on prices which would create an adverse consumer mindset and would hamper buy-in. For example, the tax on services is currently ...
The Inflation Interest Rate Paradox: Why You Must Continuously Invest
financialsamurai.com - 8/27/2016 9:43:08 PM
The government likes to tell us there is little-to-no inflation. They point to the Consumer Price Index ... “Interest rates will only rise if the Demand for money rises. Demand for money rises when there is an acceleration in the global economy.
Rate cut possible only if inflation eases: Raghuram Rajan
Times of India - 8/29/2016 4:04:19 PM
has to notify Consumer Price Index- based retail inflation target every five years. The government has kicked off the process of setting up an MPC, which will take over the job of interest rate setting from the central bank. The rates would be based on ...
Why Consumer Products Companies Might Be Overvalued At Current Prices?
NASDAQ - 8/29/2016 2:06:48 AM
Venezuela has an inflation rate of around ... operations in the country. Strengthening of US Dollar Trimming The Top-line Since the start of the decade, the US Dollar has strengthened against most of the major currencies around the world leading to ...
OPINION: Medals, spreads & hawks - a tale of two countries
cnbcafrica.com - 8/29/2016 3:07:03 PM
Host country ... rates, despite the worsening recession. Consumer inflation hovered around 6% between 2010 and 2014, but jumped to 10% by the end of 2015. It has receded only somewhat to 8.7% most recently. Brazil has a history of hyperinflation. Consumer ...
Top 10 Countries by Inflation Rate Consumer Prices
Jagran Josh - 9/21/2011 11:55:54 PM
Following is the list of Top 10 Countries by Inflation Rate (Consumer Prices) as per CIA (Central Intelligence Agency) latest fact report. S.No. Country Inflation Rate (Consumer Price) in Percentage 1 Syria 59.1 2 Venezuela 56.2 3 Iran 42.3 4 Malawi 26.9
Autos boost consumer spending as inflation remains tame
MSN - 8/29/2016 1:34:00 PM
When adjusted for inflation, consumer ... prices, which are boosting household wealth, are also supporting consumption. Fed Chair Janet Yellen told a gathering of global central bankers on Friday that she believed the case for raising interest rates ...
With caution on food inflation
Financial Express - 8/29/2016 12:55:13 AM
Bringing down inflation from double-digit figures to below-6% was vociferously mentioned as one that brought relief to the aam aadmi. Without doubt, we witnessed moderation in overall consumer price index ... be the only country in the world with an ...
Consumer Price Index and the Inflation Rate
The Motley Fool - 3/1/2014 3:43:32 PM
While it may not be the best measure of the inflation rate, the consumer price index is tied to ... in other parts of the world it is a major issue. Venezuela is a prime example: The value of the country's currency is spiraling downward.
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 ...
RBI says focused on bringing inflation down to 4pc
The Daily Star - 8/30/2016 12:11:05 AM
Rajan also warned that "room to cut policy rates can emerge only if inflation is projected to fall further," after consumer prices rose 6.07 percent in July, although the report noted the fall in prices outside of food and fuel were "a heartening development."
Solid U.S. consumer spending boosts prospect of Fed rate hike
Win 98.5 - 8/29/2016 8:40:30 AM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer ... a gathering of global central bankers last week that "solid performance of the labor market and our outlook for economic activity and inflation" had bolstered the argument for raising interest rates in recent ...
GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S. assets gain, European shares dip on rising Fed rate hike bets
CNBC - 8/29/2016 3:28:32 PM
"A pickup in consumer spending, on durables especially this time around, gives the Fed another little push." The chances of a rate hike in September jumped to 30 percent from 21 percent, according to CME Group's FedWatch tool. MSCI's all-country world ...
What explains the unexpected inflation?
The Hindu Business Line - 8/29/2016 4:11:28 PM
However, this can at best explain only a small part of the overall consumer price inflation rate, since ‘fuel and light’ carry ... 2016 was just 2 per cent below normal over the country as a whole. This was in excess of the long period average or ...
Japan household spending stubbornly weak even as jobless rate hits 21-year low
Reuters - 8/30/2016 2:27:05 AM
The jobless rate fell to 3.0 percent in July from ... soft household spending and a strong yen pushing down import costs have kept inflation distant from the bank's 2 percent target. Core consumer prices fell in July by the most in more than three years ...