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
Eurozone Inflation Subdued as Unemployment Rises
Wall Street Journal - 7/31/2015 10:38:12 AM
After a long, steady decline in the inflation rate, consumer prices first fell below their year-ago levels ... the most recent month for which figures from that country are available. Write to Paul Hannon at email@example.com
From rents to haircuts, Americans start to feel price hikes
The Miami Herald - 8/2/2015 5:06:33 AM
Apartment vacancy rates ... The price increases remain modest. And in many cases, they’re canceled out by price declines for other items that are keeping overall inflation historically low. Yet the stepped-up price tags for a range of consumer items ...
Japan consumer inflation tepid, spending down in June
The Business Insider - 7/30/2015 7:50:34 PM
Core inflation ... the brakes on consumer spending. Economists have been convinced that the Bank of Japan will almost certainly be forced to expand its already huge monetary easing scheme to jack up prices and stoke growth in the world's third largest ...
Eurozone inflation, jobless rates unchanged
Dawn - 8/1/2015 2:01:37 AM
Consumer prices rose 0.2 per cent in July, the Eurostat statistics agency said, the same rate ... Global Insight. Archer said weak energy prices will continue to put pressure on the data but the ECB “will take a fair degree of comfort” from the core ...
Euro zone inflation stable at 0.2%, still far off ECB target
Arab News - 8/2/2015 12:20:13 AM
The European Union’s statistics office Eurostat said that consumer prices in the 19 countries ... but inflation is still far below the European Central Bank’s target of just under 2 percent. The ECB has interest rates close to zero and this year ...
UPDATE 1-Euro zone inflation stable at 0.2 percent, still far off ECB target
Reuters - 7/31/2015 10:45:22 AM
The European Union's statistics office Eurostat said on Friday that consumer prices in the 19 countries ... but inflation is still far below the European Central Bank's target of just under 2 percent. The ECB has interest rates close to zero and this ...
Euro zone inflation and unemployment rates unchanged
MENAFN - 8/1/2015 7:52:22 AM
Consumer prices rose 0.2 percent in July the Eurostat statistics agency said the same rate ... Global Insight. Archer said weak energy prices will continue to put pressure on the data but the ECB 'will take a fair degree of comfort' from the core inflation ...
UAE petrol prices start riding high
Euronews - 7/31/2015 4:57:35 PM
The UAE has become the first Gulf country ... and make the price of petrol and diesel variable in line with average global prices. Until now both have been subsidised by the government, and fuel in the UAE has been paid for at a flat rate despite the ...
QE Fails In Japan: Inflation Nonexistent, Consumer Spending Drops, More Ease Coming
Howe Street - 8/1/2015 2:37:25 AM
The BoJ’s balance sheet — a rough proxy for the amount of money it has created and dumped into the economy — soared at a rate that dwarfs ... the central bank’s effort to spur inflation.Consumer prices excluding fresh food rose 0.1 percent from ...
Time for another RBI rate-cut: There is no fear of inflation, and growth is very weak
Financial Express - 8/1/2015 6:12:09 AM
And while RBI should not be heavily focussed on food inflation—since it can do little to control it through interest rates—with the monsoon position looking better as compared to the time when the Met had forecast a 12% shortfall, food prices could ...
UAE fuel price deregulation to have ‘one-off’ impact on inflation – Stan Chart
gulfbusiness.com - 8/2/2015 4:52:14 AM
“The rationalisation of energy subsidies will likely have a one-off impact on inflation rates, reflecting the ... that the deregulation of fuel prices will not adversely affect the prices of consumer goods in the country. The ministry said it will ...
July Report: Inflation at 0.1% and Unemployment at 6.4% in Germany
Yahoo Finance - 7/31/2015 5:54:51 PM
In June, the inflation fell from 0.7% in May to 0.1% in June. It is now stable at that level in July. On a month-over-month basis, Germany recorded a 0.30% rise in the EU harmonized CPI (consumer price index). Unemployment rate steady at 6.4% in Germany ...
BOE officials seen splitting on rates for first time this year
Live Mint - 8/1/2015 8:42:29 AM
Consumer prices stagnated in June, and Buckley said that at the moment, “everything is negative for inflation,” citing the strength of sterling, 10-year gilt yields and commodity prices. The BOE’s effective exchange rate is up about 4% in the past ...
Russia slows rate of cuts amid ruble weakness
CNBC - 7/31/2015 7:17:46 AM
Russia's central bank cut its key interest rate by 50 basis points on Friday, amid signs of renewed weakness in the country's currency ... in Russia will further depend on the dynamics of world energy prices and the economy's ability to adapt to external ...
Rate cuts hinge on inflation's downward curve: BB
The Daily Star - 7/30/2015 11:53:57 PM
Core inflation, which counts non-food and non-fuel inflation, is on the rise: it rose from 6.08 percent in January to 6.74 percent in June. Non-food and non-fuel core consumer price index ... at lower interest rates. The World Bank will contribute $ ...