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
Inflation calling: Prices on everything from rent to haircuts to coffee are going up
The Florida Times-Union Jacksonville - 7/28/2015 7:24:19 PM
The price increases remain modest. In many cases, they’re canceled out by price declines for other items that are keeping overall inflation historically low. Yet the stepped-up price tags for a range of consumer ... raise interest rates from record ...
Global Stocks Rebound After Selloff
Wall Street Journal - 7/28/2015 8:43:03 PM
Global ... continuing price rises could make it harder for first-time buyers to afford homes, which could dampen home building. “The Case-Shiller is indicative that you are seeing housing prices increasing at almost twice the rate of inflation with ...
Falling demand for inflation-linked bonds shows investor doubt about ECB policy
Yahoo Finance - 7/28/2015 3:20:56 PM
LONDON, July 28 (Reuters) - The rout in global commodities ... but ultimately if inflation prints continue to remain low it's difficult to see a sustained longer term recovery." CHALLENGING ECB TARGETS Consumer prices in the 19 countries sharing the ...
Kyrgyzstan's central bank cuts main interest rate to 8 per cent
Economic Times - 7/28/2015 6:02:35 AM
BISHKEK: The National Bank of Kyrgyzstan said on Tuesday it was lowering its main interest rate to 8.0 per cent from 9.5 per cent, following a seasonal decrease in consumer prices in the Central Asian nation. Annual inflation dropped to 5.0 per cent as of ...
National Bank Sees Inflation in Kazakhstan Decreasing
astanatimes.com - 7/28/2015 8:11:26 AM
However, Kelimbetov noted that there are divergent inflation trends in neighbouring countries and partners ... and the National Bank to ensure price stability and exchange rate stability of the tenge against world oil price reductions and the weakening ...
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 ...
With gold prices falling, few tips on when to invest in it
Financial Express - 7/28/2015 6:16:54 AM
Strong selling in China and institutional investors (like exchange-traded funds) on expectations of higher US interest rates have dragged down the price of the metal ... signal that the economy of the world’s largest country is growing and institutional ...
How Falling Gold Prices Could Affect Forex Trends
Forex Street - 7/27/2015 9:55:49 PM
And with the Fed expected to hike interest rates before the end of the year ... a bear market like some commodity experts say, oil prices could also take a hit and we all know how that affects global inflation trends and central bank policies.
Malawi inflation climbs to 21.3 % and rising
Nyasa Times - 7/28/2015 6:12:44 PM
Malawi’s year-on-year headline inflation rate for June 2015 has risen by 1.8 percentage points to 21.3 percent from 19.5 percent in May 2015, signalling that the poor southern African country ... prices from lower than expected harvest and recovering ...
What two Fed rate hikes could mean for markets
CNBC - 7/28/2015 5:12:29 AM
"Yellen has always said that when wages go up between 4 and 5 percent that's when we raise rates," Paul Donovan, global economist at UBS ... deflator (the Fed's monitor of inflation) and CPI (consumer price index) (what the market watches) starts to ...
BSP may keep rates until yearend
Inquirer - 7/27/2015 10:17:18 PM
Fuel prices and lower power rates ... global developments to ensure that the policy stance remains supportive of price stability conducive to a balanced and sustainable economic growth,” Tetangco said in a statement. Inflation, or the average rise in ...
India's two-speed inflation strains country's indebted companies
The Economic Times - 7/9/2015 5:27:51 AM
MUMBAI: Indian firms battling towering debts are calling for more interest rate cuts as they worry the central bank is tying monetary policy too much to consumer inflation and ignoring the longest streak of wholesale price falls on record. Reserve Bank of ...
China stocks rout stings world equities, commodities
Business Recorder - 7/27/2015 9:12:52 PM
adding to falls which are expected to put more downward pressure on global inflation. Despite the still-patchy economic news, many analysts still expect US Federal Reserve policymakers meeting this week to raise interest rates in September. Expectations of ...
China equity rout hurts world stocks, commodities
Yahoo News - 7/27/2015 3:07:48 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The biggest rout in Chinese shares in eight years stoked concerns on Monday over the worldwide impact of slowing growth in the world's No. 2 economy, knocking down global equities and the prices ... biggest energy consumer and as ...
US consumer mood darkens, home price growth stalls
Channel News Asia - 7/28/2015 9:04:32 PM
NEW YORK: US consumer confidence ... normalising interest rate from the emergency low level it adopted in December 2008 during the global financial crisis. "As long as the general tone of the data shows improvement and inflation is moving toward its ...