Latest Price indices Stories

2009-05-20 07:19:37

Canada's Consumer Price Index increased 0.4 percent on an annual basis in April, markedly down from March's 1.2 percent gain, Statistics Canada reported. The biggest factor in the cost of living gain was food. Grocery prices rose 7.12 percent on an annual basis.

2009-05-15 09:03:57

The Consumer Price Index dropped further from April 2008 to April 2009 than in any 12-month period since 1955, the U.S.

2009-05-10 22:14:13

China said Monday its consumer price index fell 1.5 percent in April from the year-ago level, the third straight monthly decline in the inflation index. The figures were announced by the National Bureau of Statistics, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported. China's CPI index had dropped 1.6 percent

2009-04-22 02:05:00

PROVIDENCE, R.I., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- With the unemployment rate at a startling high and the prices of necessities rising even as many household budgets shrink, making informed purchasing decisions matters now more than ever. That's where a new website called WhatitCosts.com comes in.

2009-04-21 10:32:06

British retail prices sank in March for the first time since 1960, indicating a period of deflation had set in, the National Statistics Office said. The monthly retail price index registered minus 0.4 percent in the month compared to a break-even zero percent in February.

2009-04-17 07:07:30

Higher food and shelter costs drove Canadian consumer prices up 1.2 percent in March on an annual basis, Statistics Canada reported from Ottawa Friday. Food prices rose 7.9 percent during the 12-month period on the heels of a 7.4 percent rise in February.

2009-04-06 08:00:00

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2009-03-18 10:14:27

The Consumer Price Index rose by 0.4 percent in February, rising for the second consecutive month, the U.S. Department of Labor said Wednesday. The index was bolstered by a 3.3 percent rise in energy prices in the month, including an 8.3 percent rise in gasoline prices, the report said.

2009-03-12 07:35:00

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2009-03-09 07:00:00

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