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
Inflation: Not Entirely Tame
news.morningstar.com - 10/25/2014 4:06:06 AM
but not Entirely The headline Consumer Price Index inflation growth for September was a modest 0.1% (1.2% annualized), and the September-to-September growth rate was back down to 1.7%. Over the past year, inflation has ranged from as low as 1.1% in fall ...
Malawi ranked 8th poorest in Africa, World’s fastest growing consumer
Nyasa Times - 10/23/2014 8:00:31 PM
“In the short term, consumer market growth in Malawi will be supported by the country’s improved economic performance (which will help to raise incomes) and slowing consumer price inflation (which ... which rates countries by at least one measure.
You're Enjoying Low Gas Prices, But Is It Really A Good Sign?
KCUR 89.3 FM - 10/23/2014 2:38:24 PM
On Wednesday, the Labor Department said its consumer price index barely inched ... prices from falling further. In this country, the Federal Reserve, which sets the direction of interest rates, wants to see the inflation rate hold steady at 2 percent.
Low soy prices put inflation-racked Argentina in a bind
Reuters - 10/24/2014 3:20:10 PM
Farmers have been piling up their 2013/14 soybeans this year as a hedge against high inflation and the wobbly local peso . While they have been holding onto their crops at the highest rate ever, world and local soy prices ... the country's more than ...
Specter of no-inflation world looms over Fed's return to normal
Win 98.5 - 10/24/2014 1:01:10 AM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - After months of focus on slack in U.S. labor markets, the Federal Reserve faces a new challenge: the possibility that weak inflation ... prices around the world. What if they don't? That would put the Fed in a bind - with rates ...
What transpired at RBI’s rate advisors’ meet: Rajan proved he is his own man, yet again
Firstbiz. - 10/24/2014 8:32:08 AM
Majority of the members of a technical advisory committee (TAC) of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), which met six days prior to the 30 September monetary policy review meeting voted in favour of a rate ... headline consumer price index inflation (CPI ...
Turkey’s Central Bank Holds Interest Rates For Second Consecutive Month
The Wall Street Journal - 10/23/2014 1:05:20 PM
The Monetary Policy Committee kept the benchmark one-week repo rate unchanged ... it rein in consumer-price increases. “Easing the monetary policy will be a risky move for the central bank of Turkey in this volatile environment. The Inflation outlook ...
Inflation dividend for 2015 prime positive factor for global markets: Adrian Mowat
The Economic Times - 10/22/2014 6:18:30 AM
Adrian Mowat: They are going to be very good because we have got a combination of acceleration in economic growth and a decline in inflation ... a link into the global oil price, which is now very direct for the Indian consumer as well as being important ...
No fear of deflation: Indian consumers respond to softer oil, food prices
Dhaka Tribune - 10/24/2014 5:11:42 AM
In China, a short hop across the Himalayas, slumping consumer demand has sparked fears of deflation as it wrestles with flagging global economic growth. But in India, where inflation has dropped to multi-year lows, softer fuel and food prices are allowing ...
Global shares falter as Wall St tumbles; bond prices fall
Yahoo Finance - 10/22/2014 10:10:33 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Global equity markets fell on Wednesday, reversing earlier gains driven by solid corporate earnings and mild U.S. inflation ... consumer prices in September. The reading reduced some bets the Fed might postpone possible plans to raise ...
Chris Redfern: Sterling shines on the world stage
fruitnet.com - 10/24/2014 11:38:15 AM
400+ delegates from 40 countries. Focus on Peru ... The theme in the coming week is inflation, with consumer price index data from Euroland, Britain, the United States and Canada. In the eurozone's case it will be a question of whether inflation is ...
Aberdeen’s Russian Bond Trade for 2015 Joined by Goldman
Bloomberg - 10/24/2014 2:58:41 PM
“Rate hikes can still push yields higher, but once the ruble stabilizes, we can see a fast fall in inflation,” Viktor Szabo ... Bank Rossii Governor Elvira Nabiullina has made curbing consumer-price growth a priority, raising the key one-week rate ...
Top Brazil Challenges (Other Than Soybean Prices)
Ag Web - 10/24/2014 11:59:44 AM
Brazil is in recession, and annual inflation is above the ceiling of its target range. A widening budget deficit threatens the country ... prices, which climbed 5.3 percent in the year through September compared with a 6.75 percent rise in consumer ...
"Strong and balanced public finance affirmatively differentiates Turkey from other countries," the minister said
worldbulletin.net - 10/24/2014 6:08:58 AM
"Strong and balanced public finance affirmatively differentiates Turkey from other countries ... The growth rate of Turkey's GDP is expected to be about four percent in 2015, while the Consumer Price Index -a measure of inflation -- will reach 6.3 ...
The Week in Review: Stocks Rally as Home Price Growth Accelerates, U.S. Unemployment Claims Fall
Economy Watch - 10/24/2014 11:45:25 AM
Nationwide, home prices rose 0.5% month-over-month in August, an acceleration from July’s growth rate ... inflation have remained constrained as the Bureau of Labor Statistics announced a 1.7% increase to Social Security benefits on weak growth in the ...