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
Brazil Sees Inflation on Target for First Time Since 2009
Bloomberg - 9/27/2016 12:59:36 PM
Inflation in Brazil will hit the official target next year for the first time since 2009, and conditions for an easing of monetary policy are improving, the country’s central bank said on Tuesday. Swap rates ... recession on consumer prices and ...
Bank of Japan Tries Another Way to Spur Inflation
The Wall Street Journal - 9/26/2016 2:19:32 PM
Japan’s central bank has accepted defeat on its fundamental strategy: influencing consumer ... inflation rate,” Mr. Kuroda said Monday in a speech in Osaka, adding that this psychology “plays a considerably larger role in Japan than in other ...
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
Why have negative rates failed to generate inflation?
www.leaprate.com - 9/26/2016 9:18:53 AM
The worldwide recession brought along with it high unemployment and less spending, hence lower global inflation ... Hence, consumer prices tend to deflate in developed countries where the interest rates are pulled into negative territories.
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.
Consumer Inflation Views in Three Countries
frbsf.org - 11/25/2013 4:47:17 PM
But U.S., British, and Japanese consumers expect inflation to be higher. Data suggest that consumers in these countries ... the level of oil prices, not the rate of change as economic theory would suggest. These two characteristics of consumer inflation ...
Central Bank Currency Wars Creating Dangerous Deflation Around the World
investing.com - 9/27/2016 4:52:50 AM
And yet, what we see in actuality is that the global policies of maintaining virtually zero or negative interest rates over last 8 years has caused the low inflation ... countries with weak currencies have been able to maintain relatively stable prices ...
Inflation up 2.9% – GCC committee discusses bourses’ integration
Kuwait Times - 9/26/2016 8:24:36 PM
KUWAIT: The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) for August 2016 recorded an increase ... and beverages” increased in the month of August 2016 by 0.39%. So the annual inflation rate for this group decreased in August 2016 by 0.19% compared with August 2015 ...
Japanese Stocks '20% Cheaper' Than Eurozone But Do They Rate A Buy?
Forbes - 9/27/2016 9:03:23 AM
For the most part of 2016, short-term price ... rate differential between Japan and the US. If inflation expectations go up and leading to lower real yields, the Dutchman thinks that the “JPY is likely to depreciate helping the export-oriented sectors ...
Morocco maintains rate, sees 2016 inflation of 1.6%
CountingPips - 9/27/2016 4:55:49 PM
The Board noted that inflation, measured by the change in the consumer price index, was down from 1.9 percent ... generally lower than in partner and competitor countries, the real effective exchange rate fell 0.78 percent. For the full year 2016, it ...
Consumer price inflation turns upwards in August
eiu.com - 9/3/2015 11:55:24 PM
The consumer ... prices of imported goods—and high food prices linked to a poor harvest. Despite further bouts of lira weakness, the annual inflation rate subsequently settled back to undulate at 7‑8%, assisted by the positive impact of lower global ...
Is India’s Consumer Price Inflation Indicating a Rate Cut?
Market Realist - 4/5/2016 1:10:53 AM
The Reserve Bank of India’s (or RBI) primary gauge of measuring inflation is the consumer price inflation (or CPI ... in the RBI not aggressively reducing interest rates. Also, the fiscal state of the country has been an important aspect for the ...
SARB set bar high for South African interest rate cuts
africabusinessworld.com - 9/25/2016 11:53:23 PM
The Reserve Bank kept interest rates unchanged at 7 percent for a third consecutive time last week, and hinted at end of the tightening cycle. The Bank, which has an inflation target of between 3 and 6 percent, said prices should rise by an average 6.4 ...
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 ...
Brazil’s Central Bank Sees Inflation Below Target Next Year
Bloomberg - 9/27/2016 8:56:13 AM
while volatility on interest-rate swaps has subsided. Economists surveyed weekly by the central bank have also reduced their consumer price outlook for 2017. Yet major challenges remain, as inflation persists at almost double the official target.