Market Information Friday 19 July 2019

The British Office for National Statistics reports that retail sales in the UK in June increased with 0.9% on a monthly basis. In May, the retail sales decreased with 0.4%. Economists expected a decrease of 0.2%.

According to the Conference Board, the prospects for the US economy decreased in June. The economic barometer decreased by 0.3%, while economists expected an increase of 0.1%. In May the index remained unchanged.

The United States Department of Labor announced that the amount of initial jobless claims has increased by 8,000 compared to last week to a total of 216,000. This number is in line with the expectations of economists.

The 6M Euribor decreased with 1 basis point to -0.36% compared to previous business day. The 10Y Swap decreased with 1 basis point to 0.13% 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.