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Consumer Price Index

Canadian Consumer Price Index

The Consumer Price Index tracks changes in the cost of living. When prices are increasing too rapidly, authorities can raise interest rates to increase the cost of borrowing. This can lead to a decline in spending and force retailers to lower prices to entice buyers. For investors, an interest rate increase means higher yields on assets denominated in the currency. This drives demand for the currency but if it appears that the rate of inflation will outpace yields, investors avoid those assets.

Date Value Previous Change
Jan 2014 123.1 122.7 +0.33 %
Dec 2013 122.7 123.0 -0.24 %
Nov 2013 123.0 123.0 -- 
Oct 2013 123.0 123.3 -0.24 %
Sep 2013 123.3 123.1 +0.16 %
Aug 2013 123.1 123.1 -- 
Jul 2013 123.1 123.0 +0.08 %
Jun 2013 123.0 123.0 -- 
May 2013 123.0 122.7 +0.24 %
Apr 2013 122.7 122.9 -0.16 %

CPI

Last 10 values for Canadian Consumer Price Index
Date Value Previous  
Jan 2014 0.3 -0.2  
Dec 2013 -0.2 0.0  
Nov 2013 0.0 -0.2  
Oct 2013 -0.2 0.2  
Sep 2013 0.2 0.0  
Aug 2013 0.0 0.1  
Jul 2013 0.1 0.0  
Jun 2013 0.0 0.2  
May 2013 0.2 -0.2  
Apr 2013 -0.2 0.2  
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