Market Information Friday 28 June 2019

Figures published by the American department of Commerce show that the growth of the US economy increased in the first quarter of 2019 compared to the last quarter of 2018. The US economy increased in the first quarter of 2019 by 3.1% on a year-on-year basis compared to 2.2% in the last quarter of the 2018. Economists expected a growth figure of 3.2% for the first quarter of 2019.

The National Association of Realtors has reported that the sale of homes in the United States increased by 1.1% in May compared to April. Economists predicted that home sales would increase by 1.0%. In April home sales decreased by 1.5%.

Statistics Netherlands stated that Dutch industry output prices in May 2019 were 2.0% higher compared to May 2018. The increase is less than a month earlier, when output prices where 3.3% higher compared to a year earlier. Industry output prices in May were 0.1% higher than in April.

The 6M Euribor is unchanged at -0.31% compared to previous business day. The 10Y Swap increased with 3 basis points to 0.21% 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.