Inflation is generally understood to be a sustained hike in the price level of goods and services. Most economists favor relatively low and stable inflation rates for a nation's economy to work smoothly.
But the eurozone currently has to grapple with an inflation rate considered far too low to be anywhere near the ECB's recommended target rate of little under 2 percent. This page collates the latest DW content on the topic.
Wednesday's modest protests were a far cry from last week's gigantic backlash when around 1 million people took to the streets. The challenge now for the opposition is to keep the pressure on the embattled president.