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
Egyptian inflation keeps rising with food prices higher
The National - 10/8/2015 7:43:19 AM
Egypt’s rate of inflation continued to rise in September as a reduction of subsidies and a weaker currency drove food prices higher. The country’s consumer price index rose to 9.2 per cent last month from 7.9 per cent in August, Capmas, the main ...
IMF cuts global growth rate to 3.1%, but India has a chance to boom
Firstpost - 10/8/2015 2:09:52 PM
The broader implication is that there is something intrinsic about our economy which will keep our growth rate very high even in future and more importantly higher than other ... of payments and inflation, and given that we are price takers the benefits ...
Chile bank rate hike less likely after inflation surprise
Economic Times - 10/8/2015 2:59:58 PM
SANTIAGO: Inflation in Chile rose less than forecast in September, putting pressure on the peso as expectations cooled for an imminent interest rate hike in the top copper producer. The country's consumer price index rose 0.5 percent in September month on ...
Lagarde urges global policymakers to support economic growth - live updates
The Guardian - 10/8/2015 4:47:20 PM
Latest: Bank of England interest rate decision Only McCafferty votes for a hike Bank: Cheap oil keeping inflation low Slowdown continues ... as an industry group forecast a deficit next year. Oil prices climbed on supply concerns, with Brent crude ...
LARRY SUMMERS: The global economy is in serious danger
The Business Insider - 10/8/2015 10:35:07 AM
The problem of secular stagnation — the inability of the industrial world to grow at satisfactory rates even ... are that inflation will accelerate too rapidly, economies will overheat and too much capital will flow to developing countries.
Eurozone home prices jump in the second quarter
Market Watch - 10/8/2015 5:27:18 AM
Eurozone house prices jumped in the three months to June, a sign that the modest economic recovery may finally be boosting household wealth. As in other parts of the world, house prices ... growth and boost the inflation rate threatens a fresh bubble ...
Global stocks flat on growth worry, dollar dips ahead of Fed minutes
Yahoo News - 10/8/2015 4:11:33 PM
Oil prices jumped more ... MSCI's all-country world equity index slipped modestly by 0.2 percent after rebounding 7 percent since last Friday, when weak U.S. jobs data pushed back expectations for the first Fed rate rise in almost a decade into next ...
GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks climb after Fed minutes; oil jumps
Reuters - 10/8/2015 9:05:02 PM
NEW YORK Oct 8 (Reuters) - World stock indexes climbed and the dollar dipped on Thursday as minutes from the latest Federal Reserve meeting showed policymakers view low inflation as a hurdle to raising rates. U.S. crude oil prices briefly traded above $50 ...
Bank of England keeps interest rates on hold at 0.5 per cent
business-reporter.co.uk - 10/8/2015 4:47:20 PM
The Bank of England has kept interest rates on hold amid mounting gloom over the global economy ... as it predicted that inflation would remain close to zero for longer, staying below 1% until spring 2016. The outlook for Consumer Prices Index (CPI ...
IMF lowers India's growth rate due to external environment
The Hindu Business Line - 10/8/2015 6:03:06 AM
India’s growth rate ... and the World Bank. The IMF official, however, noted that some external factors such as decline in commodity prices have been favourable for commodity-importing countries like India. “It also helps bring down inflation ...
Inside the Fed’s Decision to Postpone Raising Interest Rates
New York Times - 10/8/2015 9:26:31 PM
Worries that inflation ... rates in the fall, the first increase in nearly a decade. But the effect of a slowdown on American exports and commodity prices, combined with fewer signs of inflation, stayed their hand. “Participants anticipated that recent ...
Ghana says launches 15-yr $1 bln Eurobond at 10.75 pct rate
cnbcafrica.com - 10/8/2015 2:52:48 PM
Ghana launched a $1 billion Eurobond on Wednesday at a 10.75 percent coupon rate. PHOTO ... The West African country's economy has slowed sharply in the last two years, hit by a fall in global commodity prices that have hurt its gold, cocoa and oil ...
IMF's Lagarde: Beware Financial Risks in 'Rapidly Changing and Uncertain World'
News Max - 10/8/2015 9:59:19 AM
Lagarde, presenting a Global Policy Agenda at the fund's annual meeting in Peru, said a recovery in the United States was broadly on track and a rise in U.S. interest rates "is approaching ... hard by a slump in commodity prices. "Policymakers are ...
PERÚ: Why the Fed's rate debate is so odd
Entorno Inteligente - 10/8/2015 12:22:29 PM
So most of the arguments for increasing rates haven’t focused on consumer prices ... of average inflation rates over the next five years fall below 1.5 percent, and tighten whenever they rise above 2.5 percent. When it tells the world its intentions ...
Global Equity Rally Stalls as German Data Casts Cloud Over Global Growth
The New Indian Express - 10/8/2015 8:54:54 AM
LONDON: Global stocks traded just ... MSCI's all-country equity index was flat after rebounding 7 percent since last Friday when weak U.S. jobs data led to expectations that the first Fed rate rise in almost a decade would be delayed into next year.