rate of inflation


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Noun1.rate of inflation - 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 rate of inflation has now fallen almost five percentage points over the last four months and is well on its way to meeting President Rohani's pledge to drop inflation into single digits.
LONDON, Dhu-AlHijjah 01, 1436, September 15, 2015, SPA -- Britain's annual rate of inflation dropped back to zero in August from 0.
The rate of inflation for the year 2013 fell by -0.
The rate of inflation for September 2013 decreased by -1,0% compared to -0,9% in August 2013 and 2,5% in September 2012.
ONLY seven savings accounts in the UK currently have higher interest rates than the rate of inflation.
WITH the recent news that most of the major energy suppliers have put up the price of gas - all above the rate of inflation again - how do they expect the poor consumer to find the extra money to pay the bills?
However the rising cost of fuel at the pumps maintained upward pressure on the cost of living and is likely to increase fears that the rate of inflation will not fall as rapidly as hoped by the Bank of England, instead continuing the squeeze on households.
The consumer price index (CPI) rate of inflation fell to 2.
NigeriaEo s rate of inflation has been growing since the start of this year.
THE rate of inflation dropped to a 31-month low last month, official figures showed yesterday, as record rainfall forced clothing retailers to bring forward their summer sales.
LONDON, July 17 (KUNA) -- The rate of inflation in the UK dropped to a 31-month low last month, official figures showed Tuesday, as record rainfall forced clothing retailers to bring forward their summer sales.
THE rate of inflation hit a 15-month low in February, official figures showed, but failed to ease fears that high oil prices may prevent it falling as quickly as previously thought.