Consumer Price Index - CPI (CPIS)

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JAKARTA (dpa-AFX) - Indonesia's inflation picked up in November, figures from the Central Statistics Agency showed Thursday. Inflation rose more than expected to 3.58 percent from 3.31 percent in October. Economists had forecast the rate to...
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CPI PROPERTY GROUP: Release according to Article 26a of the WpHG [the German Securities Trading Act] with the objective of Europe-wide distribution CPI PROPERTY GROUP / Total Voting Rights Announcement 30.11.2016 18:14 Total Voting Rights...
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CPI PROPERTY GROUP: Reinforcement of Hotel Portfolio, New Financing and Development launched DGAP-News: CPI PROPERTY GROUP / Key word(s): Quarter Results CPI PROPERTY GROUP: Reinforcement of Hotel Portfolio, New Financing and Development...
Benzinga  Nov 30  Comment 
EUR/USD is trading at 1.0630, down 0.0017. The pair is trading just above the session lows. Eurostat reported that year over year Euro area CPI (consumer prices) rose 0.6 percent in November versus a 0.5 percent rise in October. November...
newratings.com  Nov 30  Comment 
ROME (dpa-AFX) - Italy's consumer prices edged up in November after falling a month ago, preliminary data from the statistical office Istat showed Wednesday. Consumer prices gained 0.1 percent year-on-year in November, reversing a...
Benzinga  Nov 29  Comment 
EUR/USD is trading at 1.0608, down 0.0010. The pair is trading rangebound and both sides of unchanged during the overnight session. Spain's National Statistics Institute (INE) reported that November harmonised inflation (HICP) edged up 0.3...
Benzinga  Nov 25  Comment 
USD/JPY is trading at 112.75, down 0.51. The pair is trading choppy and just above the session lows after showing gains overnight. Chatter about global headline news, money flows and Japanese economic data and has kept both buyers and sellers...
newratings.com  Nov 25  Comment 
CPI PROPERTY GROUP ANNOUNCEMENT OF A POSTPONEMENT OF THE SUBMISSION OF THE FINAL VALUATION REPORT TO THE CSSF WITHIN THE CONTEXT OF THE MANDATORY TAKEOVER BID BY NUKASSO HOLDINGS LIMITED OVER ANY AND ALL THE ORDINARY SHARES IN ORCO PROPERTY GROUP...
newratings.com  Nov 25  Comment 
TOKYO (dpa-AFX) - Japan's consumer prices declined for the eighth successive month in October, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications said on Friday. Excluding fresh food, consumer prices fell 0.4 percent year-over-year...
newratings.com  Nov 23  Comment 
CPI PROPERTY GROUP raises EUR 130 million and issues 1.3 billion new shares CPI PROPERTY GROUP / Key word(s): Capital Increase 23.11.2016 18:32 Disclosure of an inside information according to Article 17 MAR, transmitted by DGAP - a service of...




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This article is about the Consumer Price Index. For the article on the company with ticker CPI or companies named CPI, see CPI (disambiguation).

The Consumer Price Index (CPI, or headline inflation) provides data on the month-over-month and year-over-year changes in the prices paid by urban consumers for a representative basket of goods and services. It is the main inflation report for the futures and financial markets. Unexpected rises in this indicator usually lead to falling bond prices, rising interest rates, and increased market volatility.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) measures two kinds of CPI statistics: CPI for urban wage earners and clerical workers (CPI-W), and the chained CPI for all urban consumers (C-CPI-U). Of the two types of CPI, the C-CPI-U is a better representation of the general public, because it accounts for about 87% of the population. On top of that, the BLS also calculates Core CPI Index, which excludes goods with volatile prices like food and energy in order to measure core inflation. Consumer prices are important because consumer buying drives the economy. CPI examines the weighted average of prices of a basket of consumer goods and services, such as transportation, food and medical care. The CPI is calculated by taking price changes for each item in the predetermined basket of goods and averaging them; the goods are weighted according to their importance. Changes in CPI are used to assess price changes associated with the cost of living.

CPI is one of the most frequently used statistics for identifying periods of inflation or deflation. This is because large rises in CPI during a short period of time typically denote periods of inflation and large drops in CPI during a short period of time usually mark periods of deflation.

Also see the Produce Price Index.

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