Consumer prices index (CPI)

Consumer prices index (CPI)

The Consumer Price Index measures the change in price of a basket of goods over a certain period, usually monthly.

Its sole purpose is that it provides a gauge for inflation, so it tells you roughly how much the cost of living is rising or falling. The target for inflation is usually 2% on a yearly basis.

 
Bull market

Bull market

Defined benefit pension scheme (DB)

Defined benefit pension scheme (DB)