Market Information Monday 31 May 2021

Chinese manufacturing grew at a fractionally slower pace in May, however, the services sector accelerated growth. The manufacturing purchasing managers index (PMI) decreased fractionally from 51.1 in April to 51.0 in May. The services sector showed an increase, from 54.9 to 55.2.

French consumer prices rose further in May, according to preliminary figures from the French statistical office. Prices rose 1.4% year-on-year, after an increase of 1.2% in April. On a monthly basis, prices rose 0.3% in May, after a 0.1% increase in April.

Dutch retail sales increased their turnover in April, according to Statistics Netherlands today. Last month, sales rose 9.6% year-on-year, sales volume was 8.8% higher. Online turnover increased by 18.6% for the retail sector. Compared to April 2019, retail sales were 8.5% higher in April 2021.

The 6M Euribor is unchanged at -0.51% compared to previous business day. The 10Y Swap decreased with 2 basis points to 0.12% 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.