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 Consumer Prices Fall Again; Jobless Rate Hits Lowest Level Since 2012
Wall Street Journal - 3/2/2015 3:31:49 PM
Eurozone consumer ... 2009. Prices fell more slowly than economists had expected, with the consensus expectation of 23 forecasters surveyed last week having been for a drop of 0.4%. Eurostat also said the unemployment rate across the 19 countries that ...
U.S. consumer spending falls, inflation pressures muted
Yahoo News - 3/2/2015 5:12:02 PM
The saving rate increased to 5.5 percent, the highest since December 2012. Lower gasoline prices continued to put downward pressure on inflation, with key consumer price gauges slipping further below the Federal Reserve's 2 percent target. A price index ...
India sets inflation target in monetary policy overhaul
Business Recorder - 3/3/2015 12:21:31 AM
In a document dated Feb. 20 but published on the ministry website on Monday, the government and the central bank agreed to set a consumer ... country that as recently as 2013 was suffering from double-digit inflation - a particular risk if oil or food ...
India overhauls monetary policy using inflation targets
Gulf News - 3/2/2015 5:12:02 PM
The RBI is widely expected to continue cutting interest rates after lowering the key repo rate by a quarter percentage point to 7.75 per cent on January 15. Inflation has moderated sharply as oil prices slumped since last year. In January, consumer prices ...
China’s Interest Rate Cuts In The Context Of Its PMIs, GDP And CPI
International Business Times - 3/1/2015 10:46:40 AM
In an effort to reverse a slowdown in the world’s No. 2 economy, the People’s Bank of China cut its primary interest rates for the second time ... based on NBS reporting on changes in the country’s consumer price index, or CPI. Therefore, neither ...
Price movements: Deflationary fears emerge as inflation at 11-year low
The Express Tribune - 3/2/2015 9:08:15 PM
Amid concerns over deflation that according to a school of thought has already begun, inflation rose 3.2% in retail markets in February over a year ago, reported the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) on Monday. Inflation measured by the Consumer Price ...
US consumer spending, adjusted for inflation, rose in Jan.
Newsday - 3/2/2015 1:58:45 PM
Excluding price changes ... in the personal saving rate, which climbed to 5.5 percent of after-tax income, up from 5 percent in December and the highest level since late 2012. Inflation, as measured by a gauge tied to consumer spending, fell 0.5 percent ...
World market momentum over Chinese rate cut fades
Boston Herald - 3/2/2015 2:48:52 PM
LONDON — World stock markets edged lower in European trading on Monday as investor optimism faded over a weekend interest rate cut by ... in the 19-country eurozone fell last month to its lowest since 2012 and that consumer prices were not dropping ...
Eurozone consumer prices fall again in Feb but pace eases
WHIO - 3/2/2015 11:42:45 AM
The fall in consumer ... rate recorded in January. The decline was also slightly less than anticipated — the consensus in the markets was for minus 0.4 percent. Still, the eurozone has suffered a drop in prices for three consecutive months and getting ...
As European Central Bank prepares to start stimulus, rate of decline in eurozone prices eases
Winnipeg Free Press - 3/2/2015 3:03:11 PM
LONDON - The 19-country eurozone got a double ... may find some comfort in Monday's news that consumer prices in the eurozone were 0.3 per cent lower in February compared with a year earlier, half the rate of decline recorded in January.
The 15 most miserable economies in the world. Sorry, Venezuela
Financial Post - 3/2/2015 2:13:04 PM
unemployment rate + change in the consumer price index = misery.) In Ukraine’s case, war will exact greater economic casualties. Tension with Russia-backed rebels will prolong joblessness in the eastern-European nation, and inflation won’t offer ...
UK inflation rate falls to record low of 0.3% in January
BBC - 2/17/2015 12:55:26 PM
The rate of UK ... around this country, and low inflation, and that is a good mix for the country right now." Labour's shadow Treasury minister Cathy Jamieson said: "Inflation is falling around the world because global oil prices have plummeted.
After 20 years, RBI, PM Narendra Modi govt agree to historic change in policy, set inflation target of 4 pct
Financial Express - 3/2/2015 2:34:33 PM
The RBI’s governor will determine the country’s key interest rates ... Consumer prices rose an annual 5.11 percent compared with a 4.28 percent gain in December, according to data issued on February that changed the base year for measuring inflation ...
World economies : Romania
Dawn - 3/2/2015 2:24:24 AM
THE Romanian economy is one of the world ... rate, while decreasing, will remain above the EU average and is estimated to be 10.9pc in 2015 and 10.4pc in 2016. Inflation is projected to gradually pick up this year as well. After the strongest consumer ...
Inflation Makes for Confusion, Uncertainty in Markets
The Wall Street Journal - 3/1/2015 10:06:42 PM
Inflation numbers move financial markets, but lately, trying to understand inflation has meant dealing with an upside-down world. Overall U.S. prices ... rates. That is where a small hitch comes in. Consumers’ responses have been inconsistent. Consumer ...