Consumer Price Index


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Consumer Price Index:

see cost of livingcost of living,
amount of money needed to buy the goods and services necessary to maintain a specified standard of living. The cost of living is closely tied to rates of inflation and deflation.
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Related: Auto insurance up 5.7% in December consumer price index
Consumer Price Index during July 2015 compared with July 2014:
The three sub-indices of the consumer price index - the CPI(A), CPI(B) and Hang Seng CPI - fell by 3.5%, 4.6% and 3.6%, respectively, in May from a year earlier, larger than the corresponding falls of 3.3%, 4.5% and 3.3% in April.
Umemoto said the firm eurozone economy backed by healthy economic data such as Tuesday's British consumer price index fueled investor speculation of an imminent interest rate hike by the European Central Bank.
11 July 2011 - Norway's consumer price index (CPI) dropped by 0.4% month-on-month and went up 1.3% year-on-year in June 2011, missing market expectations, data by Statistics Norway showed today.
Meanwhile, the nationally based consumer price index fell to 3.1% from 3.4% in March 2012 and 3.3% in April 2011.
Summary: The Consumer Price Index for the month of December 2014 dropped by 1.22 percent compared to November of the same year, the Central Administration for Statistics said Wednesday.
The harmonised consumer price index fell 1.1 in January compared to the respective month of 2015 after falling 0.6 per cent in December, the statistical service said.
Linking the minimum wage to an economic indicator like the consumer price index will allow New Brunswick employers and employees to be better prepared for increases when they occur.
Hong Kong's consumer price index has now fallen for 23 consecutive months.
The dollar amount of the fee-based trigger has been adjusted to $499 for 2004 based on the annual percentage change reflected in the consumer price index that was in effect on June 1, 2003.
a) The term "Price Index" shall mean the "Consumer Price Index" published by the Bureau of labor statistics of the United States Department of Labor, All Items, New York, NY--Northeastern, NJ for urban consumers.

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