inflation rate

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Noun1.inflation rate - the rate of change of prices (as indicated by a price index) calculated on a monthly or annual basis
rate - a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit; "they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour"; "the rate of change was faster than expected"
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The inflation rates continue to increase as previous reports showed that the inflation rate increased by 2.
Of 226 economies charted by the CIA, only 17 of them or 8 percent have inflation rates of 10 percent or higher.
According to the economic performance report of Abu Dhabi, issued by the Division of Studies in the Department of Economic Development (DED) in Abu Dhabi, the first months of 2015, in general, witnessed a significant increase in the annual inflation rates that reached 5.
Inflation rates based on the Consumer Price Index (CPI) have been higher than PCE-based rates, consistent with historical norms, but they paint a broadly similar picture.
Commodity prices rose sharply and the Sudanese pound lost more than half of its value since the oil-rich south seceded in July 2011, pushing inflation rates to record levels given that the East African nation imports most of its food.
On a monthly basis, January, and February 2014 as well as July 2013 registered the highest inflation rates of 0.
At the regional level, the report pointed out that the Sultanate recorded the lowest inflation rate in June 2013 by 1%, compared with the inflation rates in the GCC countries as the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) witnessed the highest inflation rate by 3.
Negative monthly inflation rates should also be recorded in August and September.
3%, according to the Alliance Trust Economic Research Centre, which says all households saw a sharp fall in their inflation rates in September.
The overall figures hide a wide range of inflation rates for individual countries.
9 pct) recorded the highest inflation rates in January.
On the flip side, the value of long-term bonds tends to go down as inflation rates go up, so bonds would not be a good investment in a steep inflation scenario.