Eurozone retail sales decreased by 6.1 percent, measured by volume, in November 2020 compared to October 2020. In October 2020 retail sales increased with 1.4 percent compared to September 2020. This follows from figures published by the European statistics agency Eurostat on Thursday. On an annual basis, sales decreased by 2.9 percent in November 2020.
The purchasing managers index for the services sector in the United States unexpectedly increased in December 2020 to 57.2, from 55.9 in November 2020. This was shown Thursday by figures from the Institute for Supply Management. Analysts had expected a decrease to 54.5.
Figures from statistics Netherlands on Friday show that the production in the Dutch industry decreased by 2.5 percent in November 2020 compared to November 2019. In October 2020 and September 2020, production also decreased by 3.6 percent and 6.6 percent respectively. On a monthly basis, production decreased by 0.2 percent in November 2020 compared to October 2020.
The 6M Euribor decreased with 1 basis point to -0.53% compared to previous business day. The 10Y Swap increased with 2 basis points to -0.23% 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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