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
The Theoretical Difference between a Recession and Stagflation: Global Case Studies
www.proshareng.com - 10/27/2016 6:07:37 PM
It is also plagued by other structural and transient issues such as increasing consumer prices, fiscal and external ... Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank.8 An important point to note is that although inflation rate (Year-on -Year) rate is rising ...
Producer inflation drops to 9.7 per cent
Ghana Web - 10/27/2016 3:22:59 PM
The country’s producer price inflation (PPI ... The monthly change rate for September was 0.8 per cent, the GSS said. PPI is a major component of consumer inflation, which has consistently remained above the government target. Ghana, a commodity exporter ...
Are Structurally Lower Inflation Expectations Starting To Take Hold?
Seeking Alpha - 10/27/2016 7:30:32 AM
Deflation has definitely been a concern since the TMT bust but core-consumer prices have continued to increase by 2% annually over the past 20 years. What has changed, however, is that inflation ... weak growth rates, considering that global economy ...
The only thing we have to fear is fear of inflation
The Economist online - 10/27/2016 6:57:44 PM
Inflation is rising, and a handful of economy watchers are worrying that accelerating price increases could "rattle global ... of an interest-rate cushion to keep America from stumbling into the zero-interest-rate rut that has held the country trapped ...
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
Global Stocks, US Futures Drop On Apple Disappointment, Sliding Crude
zerohedge.com - 10/26/2016 6:41:37 AM
“The cyclical low for inflation rates has almost certainty past,” said Peter Jolly, the global head of markets research at National Australia Bank Ltd. in Sydney, who predicts headline consumer-price gains in the U.S. will rise above 3 percent early ...
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.
Ghana Sept producer inflation falls to 9.7pc on lower gold prices
Business Recorder - 10/26/2016 11:13:37 AM
ACCRA: Ghana's producer price inflation (PPI) fell to 9.7 percent year-on-year in September, from 11.1 percent the month before, driven in part by lower gold prices, the statistics office said on Wednesday. PPI is a major component of consumer inflation ...
Aussie shines after inflation data, dollar retreats from highs
Reuters - 10/26/2016 8:21:50 AM
LONDON The Australian dollar was an outperformer on Wednesday, bucking a broad risk averse environment in global markets, helped by a better-than-expected inflation reading that dented chances of an interest rate cut in the near term. Consumer prices ...
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 ...
Dollar underpinned by Fed rate expectations, Aussie shines
Reuters - 10/26/2016 4:11:17 AM
Consumer prices rebounded by more than forecast last quarter in Australia, while the annual pace of core inflation edged up for the first time in over a year, leading investors to price out almost any chance of a near-term cut in interest rates.
Food prices rocket in Venezuela
The Hindu - 10/27/2016 5:17:31 PM
With global oil prices in a slump, the country’s economy is in a tailspin and inflation is out of control. The IMF predicts that Venezuela’s inflation rate, already the world’s highest, will reach 475 per cent by year's end — and with no changes ...
Consumer price inflation in the eurozone climbed to its highest level since late 2014 in September
worldpoliticsjournal.com - 10/2/2016 5:04:13 PM
Consumer prices in the eurozone were 0.4 per cent higher in September than a year earlier, according to figures from Eurostat, the EU’s statistics agency, which were released on September 30th. That was a pickup in the annual rate of inflation from 0.2 ...
6 things to consider about inflation
Economic Collapse News - 10/24/2016 7:22:46 PM
As an economic term, “inflation” is shorthand for “inflation of the money supply.” The general public, however, usually takes it to mean “rising prices ... title of the world’s most prosperous economy. Suppressing interest rates destroys ...
British data prompts global bond selloff; U.S. stocks flat
Reuters - 10/27/2016 12:45:30 PM
The MSCI all-country world stock ... Federal Reserve rate hike. The dollar was last up 1.22 percent against the Swedish crown at 9.0164 crowns SEK= after touching 9.0424 crowns, its highest level since early March 2009. Oil prices edged higher on a ...