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
Grand Central: What if the Output Gap is Global?
The Wall Street Journal - 7/27/2015 11:11:35 AM
They also saw inflation rising to 1.94% by 2020, lower than the central bank’s target of 2%. Fed officials, on the other hand, project longer run inflation at 2%. The staff projected an average federal-funds rate ... Japan’s consumer prices resulting ...
Consumer Price Inflation Matches June Views
Fox Business - 7/17/2015 12:42:11 PM
U.S. consumer prices rose for a fifth straight month in June as the cost of gasoline and a range of other goods increased, further signs of firming inflation that strengthen the case for an interest rate hike ... some parts of the country causes a shortage ...
Kuwait Inflation Rises To 3.5%
MENAFN - 7/27/2015 6:39:34 AM
This report gives indications of the rates of changes in prices for the commodity groups influencing the families' expenditure and the ability of consumer spending. This index uses the year 2007 as the base year. Data showing June inflation at its highest ...
UK consumer confidence surpasses global average for first time in over nine years, reports Nielsen
Retail Times - 7/27/2015 8:26:56 AM
Consumer confidence in the UK rose for the sixth successive quarter to surpass the global average ... ever more confident. Wage inflation is starting to outstrip price inflation for the first time in years, while mortgage rates are at historically low ...
Global rate hikers rises to 18 after South Africa’s increase
CountingPips - 7/23/2015 4:45:36 PM
Central Bank News, which already tracks the policy rates of 90 central banks worldwide, recently expanded its list of products to include Global Monetary Policy Changes (GMPC), a country ... in oil prices that will be negative for growth and inflation ...
RBI to stay rates on August 4; 50bps cut likely in early 2016: BofA-ML
Daily News and Analysis - 7/27/2015 11:04:25 AM
BofA-ML noted that the Consumer Price Index-based retail inflation will fundamentally ... rains" and will go for a 50 basis points rate cut in early 2016, a Bank of America Merrill Lynch report said today. The global financial services major said it ...
Annual inflation rate ticks up as cost of food, especially meat, rises
The Vancouver Sun - 7/17/2015 12:42:11 PM
OTTAWA - Canada's annual inflation rate ticked up in June as the price of food, especially meat, and housing climbed, offset in part by lower gasoline prices. Statistics Canada said Friday the consumer price ... goods from the country's largest trading ...
Falling Commodity Prices to Weigh on Near-Term Inflation
Forex Street - 7/27/2015 3:07:48 PM
The drop in input prices for raw materials will weigh on near-term headline inflation but should have little impact on the core. Commodity prices have tumbled in recent weeks as concerns over slow global growth ... the largest consumer of metals—has ...
Consumer prices down for 8th month
Asiaone Business - 7/24/2015 6:21:39 AM
Singapore consumer ... due to higher global oil prices and as the effects of the budgetary measures dissipate, they said. MAS had said on Tuesday that Singapore is not facing deflation despite the extended period of negative inflation rates.
U.S. inflation, housing data bolster rate hike argument
Win 98.5 - 7/17/2015 8:38:48 AM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer prices rose for a fifth straight month in June as the cost of gasoline and a range of other goods increased, further signs of firming inflation that strengthen the case for an interest rate hike this year. Other data on ...
This is the country with the world’s cheapest McDonald’s Big Mac
Los Angeles Daily News - 7/24/2015 8:44:49 AM
The plummeting Big Mac price in dollars shows just how loco Venezuela’s economic implosion is. The country’s inflation rate is the highest in the world. Along with food shortages and one of the world’s worst violent crime waves, the monetary disarray ...
DONT ACTIVATE !!! GALUNGGONG AND GROWTH | What inflation rates mean for the Filipino poor
interaksyon.com - 7/26/2015 8:56:45 AM
And one of the ways to do that is to view inflation, which can be tracked by looking at the Consumer Price Index or the CPI ... This brought down the country's annual unemployment rate to 6.8 percent in 2014, from 7.3 percent in 2013," the study said.
UK's inflation rate falls to 0%
BBC - 7/14/2015 11:34:09 AM
The rate of UK Consumer Prices Index inflation fell to 0% in June ... Howard Archer, chief UK economist at Global Insight, said the latest figure was good news for consumers. "With earnings growth currently seeing clear improvement and employment high ...
Fed may be biased on inflation
PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 7/25/2015 8:53:46 PM
... inflation measures cast some doubts about the likelihood of the Fed pushing up rates even more aggressively. The Fed's preferred inflation measure is the Consumer Price Index (CPI) compiled by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. From January to June ...
Finland July Consumer Confidence At 6-Month Low
Realtime Business News - 7/27/2015 2:50:30 AM
The index measuring the general economic situation of the country for the next ... Consumers predicted in July that consumer prices would go up by 1.6 percent over the next twelve months. A year ago, the expected inflation rate was 2.7 percent.