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
UPDATE 2-India rates kept on hold, central bank warns on inflation
Reuters - 9/30/2014 3:59:57 AM
MUMBAI, Sept 30 (Reuters) - The Reserve Bank of India sent a strong signal on Tuesday that it will refrain from cutting interest rates until it is confident that consumer ... to tame inflation in a country that has long struggled with prices rising at ...
Steady German inflation could prop up euro zone rate
Reuters - 9/29/2014 2:02:26 PM
BERLIN (Reuters) - Annual inflation in Europe's largest economy rose more than expected in September, data showed on Monday, potentially helping to keep euro zone rate ... consumer price inflation, harmonised to compare with other European countries ...
RBI keeps rates on hold, warns on inflation
Reuters - 9/30/2014 8:39:08 AM
MUMBAI (Reuters) - The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) sent a strong signal on Tuesday that it will refrain from cutting interest rates until it is confident that consumer ... to tame inflation in a country that has long struggled with prices rising at double ...
Keeping inflation in mind, RBI keeps key interest rate unchanged
Hindustan Times - 9/30/2014 6:01:39 AM
Ahead of the festival season, high borrowing costs could dissuade purchases of houses, cars and other consumer goods that ... India’s wholesale inflation rate — the main gauge to capture country-wide price movements — had plunged to a five-year ...
Kenya’s inflation rate drops in September
cnbcafrica.com - 9/29/2014 2:52:33 PM
Kenya’s month-on-month inflation rate has fallen for ... “Mainly due to reduction of pump price of petrol and diesel in September 2014 compared to August 2014,” said the statistics office. Nonetheless, the country’s Consumer Price Indices (CPI ...
Sovereign Bonds Beat Corporates This Quarter by Most in 3 Years
Bloomberg - 9/30/2014 5:47:20 AM
Sovereign bonds around the world beat corporate debt this quarter by the most in three years as consumer price gains slowed in the U.S ... “The market has started to prepare for a Fed rate hike. Inflation will be subdued going forward globally.”
RBI likely to hold rates Tuesday as inflation high
Daijiworld - 9/29/2014 6:05:49 PM
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS): With inflation still running high, the Reserve Bank at its fourth bi-monthly policy review Tuesday is unlikely to cut interest rates. Consumer price index (CPI) -based retail inflation eased to 7.8 percent in August from 8.59 ...
Rajan Holds Rate For Fourth Meeting in India Inflation Fight
Businessweek - 9/30/2014 4:07:07 AM
Governor Raghuram Rajan kept the benchmark repurchase rate at 8 percent, the Reserve Bank of India said in a statement in Mumbai today, a move predicted by all 51 economists in a Bloomberg survey. While the near-term consumer price inflation outlook is ...
Consumer Price Index and the Inflation Rate
The Motley Fool - 3/1/2014 3:43:32 PM
Every month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the Consumer Price Index ... U.S. Inflation Rate data by YCharts. While inflation hasn't been much of an issue in the U.S. in the past decade, in other parts of the world it is a major issue.
‘Welcome news for consumer spending power’ as UK inflation rate falls to 1.5%
moneyexpert.com - 9/16/2014 1:42:04 PM
The Consumer Price ... World First, highlighted this reality and suggested that a lot more needed to be done to ensure the country’s long-term economic stability. "For all the chatter, guesswork and prophecy around possible rate hikes in the UK ...
Reserve Bank of India Holds Rate
NASDAQ - 9/30/2014 3:09:51 AM
He is also making good on his pledge to prepare India for the end of the easy-money policy in the developed world. The central bank ... traditional focus on wholesale price inflation to consumer-price index inflation rates. He has previously said he ...
Like Fed, India won't budge on rates until next year
Money Control - 9/29/2014 1:05:10 PM
Falling crude oil prices and better rainfall in recent weeks may have tempered inflation risks in India, but don`t expect the country ... Meanwhile, consumer price inflation - which the central bank tracks to set policy lending rates - edged down ...
Euro zone sentiment worsens in Sept, inflation expectations fall
Business Recorder - 9/29/2014 1:55:17 PM
The European Commission said on Monday that economic sentiment in the 18 countries sharing the euro ... the lowest level since October 2013. Consumer inflation expectations, measured as anticipated consumer price trends over the next 12 months, fell ...
Labour: cost of living squeeze continues despite lower inflation - business live
theguardian.com - 9/16/2014 7:08:21 AM
What’s more, this week – the week in which Scotland decides whether it wants to become an independent country – tends to ... Breaking: The UK inflation rate, as measures by the Consumer Prices Index has fallen to 1.5%. That equals May’s five ...
Euro falling but no impact on inflation yet
Reuters - 9/30/2014 6:44:36 AM
Euro zone inflation ... of a first interest rate rise from Washington, there are good reasons to think that this trend could continue. If it does, it would push the prices of imports up while making it easier for euro zone countries to sell abroad which ...