Consumer price inflation in the euro area is measured by the Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices (HICP). The HICP is compiled by Eurostat and the national statistical institutes in accordance with harmonized statistical methods.
Key Features and Coverage on RIMES
For this data source, RIMES hosts approximately 8 indices and 32 currencies and 1 money market (Pre-Euro Short Term Rate):
- Refinancing Operations Fixed Rate Tenders
- Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices (HICP) – an indicator of inflation and price stability for the European Central Bank (ECB).
- AAA Par and Spot Curves
Available data items include Series Value, Total Return, Last Price Date, Price Index, Yields, etc.