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
Nepal-India inflation wedge narrows to 3.5pc in August
Ekantipur - 9/25/2016 3:07:50 AM
The last time the difference between consumer price hike of the two countries had narrowed down to this level was in Oct 2015, when the inflation wedge stood at 3.3 percent Sep 25, 2016- The difference between inflation rates in Nepal and India narrowed ...
Low fuel prices kept inflation at 1.1 per cent in August
onenewspage.com - 9/23/2016 1:40:08 PM
The country's annual inflation rate was an unexpectedly low 1.1 per cent ... cent in August as pulses and manufactured items showed uptick in prices even as... By Nick Buffie* The Consumer Price Index (CPI-U) for August showed that prices over the past ...
Five things every Investor should know about Inflation
1koboafrica.com - 9/24/2016 10:40:00 AM
When inflation is too low, the Central bank may lower interest rates in an attempt to spur growth. Inflation is closely watched by many central bankers across the world, and how much ... Because the consumer price index (CPI) reflects a strong influence ...
S.A keeps rates on hold, signals tightening could end
cnbcafrica.com - 9/22/2016 1:48:29 PM
Headline consumer ... pattern of global capital flows and to emerging market exchange rates in general, with continued uncertainty regarding the timing and pace of future moves. The year-on-year inflation rate as measured by the consumer price index ...
U.S. inflation stirring as healthcare, housing costs surge
Reuters - 9/16/2016 3:18:31 AM
Fed Governor Lael Brainard said on Monday she wanted to see stronger consumer spending data and signs of rising inflation before hiking rates. The Fed raised ... any move to stabilize the global oil market and lift prices, the Iranian oil ministry news ...
Top 10 Countries by Inflation Rate Consumer Prices
Jagran Josh - 9/22/2011 1:03:19 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
SBP keeps benchmark interest rate unchanged at 5.75 per cent
The Frontier Post - 9/24/2016 9:09:55 PM
It is one of the tools the central bank uses to ensure price stability in the economy. Decreasing the target rate poses a risk of high inflation ... conditions and a major rise in consumer confidence. However, uncertain global oil price continues to ...
Canadian inflation in August an unexpectedly weak 1.1% amid lower fuel prices
Times Colonist - 9/23/2016 5:26:13 AM
OTTAWA - The country's annual inflation rate was an unexpectedly low 1.1 per cent in August as lower fuel prices dragged the rate to the lower reaches of the Bank of Canada's target range. Statistics Canada's latest reading on the consumer price index was ...
Consumer Price Index and the Inflation Rate
The Motley Fool - 3/1/2014 11:54:28 AM
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.
An Assessment of the Exchange Rate Pass-Through in Angola and Nigeria
www.proshareng.com - 9/24/2016 9:49:53 AM
This paper estimates the exchange rate pass-through to consumer price inflation in Angola and Nigeria, with particular emphasis on the changes of the pass-through over time. Even though the two countries share smilar dependence on oil exports, this paper ...
Unchanged: SBP leaves benchmark interest rate on hold at 5.75%
The Express Tribune - 9/24/2016 8:05:30 PM
It is one of the tools the bank uses to ensure price stability in the economy. A reduction in the target rate poses risk of high inflation ... conditions and a major rise in consumer confidence. However, uncertain global oil prices continue to remain ...
Canada: yearly inflation rate slowed in August to 1.1pc
Business Recorder - 9/23/2016 3:56:09 PM
OTTAWA: Consumer prices ... growth in food and recreation prices, Statistics Canada reported Friday. This rate fell below analysts' expectations of a 1.4 percent increase in the overall price index, year-on-year. The inflation rate in July stood at 1.3 ...
Inflation. Unit 1. What is inflation?
docplayer.net - 9/24/2016 1:38:57 PM
There are two sides to every market, and changes in supply conditions can also raise prices. In 1979, for example, the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries ... average rate of inflation and to identify its principal victims. 1. Consumer Price ...
Global stocks rise after Fed, Japan leave rates unchanged
perspectivabetica.com - 9/24/2016 7:19:34 AM
Oil prices added as much as 3 percent on Wednesday after a third surprise weekly drop in USA crude stockpiles boosted the demand outlook in the world's largest oil consumer ... To represent countries with negative rates, Citi used stock prices for Japanese ...
Canadian economy pumps out disappointing inflation, retail trade numbers
Montreal Gazette - 9/23/2016 2:58:53 PM
But despite unexpectedly weak inflation and retail sales data released by Statistics Canada, economists predicted the central bank will refrain from touching its benchmark interest rate any time soon. The ... the August consumer price index found prices ...