Market Information Friday 21 June 2019

The European Commission reports, based on preliminary numbers, that consumer confidence in the Eurozone decreased with respect to one month earlier. The flash consumer confidence index declined from -6.5 to –7.2. Economists expected no change in the consumer confidence.

Statistics Netherlands announced that the volume of investments in fixed assets increased by 6.7% in April with respect to the same month one year earlier. This growth rate increased compared to March. Investments in housing, commercial buildings, and automobiles in particular were higher than a year ago.

Oil prices have increased due to tensions between America and Iran after an American drone was shot down by Iran. The price of a barrel of Brent crude oil increased 2.6% and is currently 63.45 dollar, while the price of a barrel of American WTI oil increased by 2.8% to 55.28 dollar.

The 6M Euribor decreased with 2 basis points to -0.30% compared to previous business day. The 10Y Swap decreased with 2 basis points to 0.20% 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.