According to figures from the US Department of Labor, US import prices rose by 0.7 percent in July 2020 compared to June 2020. In June 2020, import prices also increased by 1.4 percent compared to May 2020. American export prices increased by 0.8 percent in July 2020 compared to June 2020.
Figures published by the US Department of Labor on Thursday show that 963,000 Americans filed for social assistance benefits during the week ending August 8, 2020. That is a decrease compared to a week earlier, when the number of unemployed increased by 1.2 million. Economists had expected 1.1 million new applications.
Chinese industrial production increased by 4.8 percent in July 2020 compared to July 2019. This is the same increase as in June 2020, when production also increased by 4.8 percent compared to June 2019. Economists had anticipated an increase of 5.0 percent. On a monthly basis, the increase in July 2020 was 1.0 percent compared to June 2020.
The 6M Euribor is unchanged at -0.43% compared to previous business day. The 10Y Swap increased with 4 basis points to -0.15% compared to previous business day.
In the attachment, today’s market data on money and capital market rates as well as other rates are presented.
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