Consumer confidence in the US economy rose faster than expected in September, according to final figures from the University of Michigan, released on Friday. The consumer confidence index rose from 70.3 at the end of August to 72.8 in September. The respondents were also positive about the current state of the economy. This sub-index rose from 78.5 to 80.1.
The growth of economic activity in manufacturing in the United States was slightly lower in September than a month earlier, according to final figures from Markit Economics, published on Friday. The purchasing managers index fell to 60.7. In August, the Purchasing Managers Index was at 61.1 and in July at 63.4.
British industry grew at a lower rate in September than in August, according to final figures published on Friday by Markit. The index measuring industry activity came in at 57.1 in September, compared to 60.3 in August.
The 6M Euribor decreased with 1 basis point to -0.53% compared to previous business day. The 10Y Swap decreased with 1 basis point to 0.15% compared to previous business day.
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