Market Information Monday 7 October 2019

China appears to be less willing to achieve a broader trade deal with the US. Chinese and American negotiators have had several meetings in the last weeks in Beijing. The number of subjects that the Chinese are willing to negotiate has, according to press bureau Bloomberg, decreased. The negotiations will continue in Washington on Thursday.

The Federal Reserve still intervenes in the US market for short-term loans in October. The US central bank extended the interventions by a month. The market for repurchase agreements faced liquidity shortages last month.

In the US the employment in September has increased less than expected. According to figures from the US ministry of Labor, employment increased with 136,000 new jobs in the last month.

Economists expected approximately 145,000 new jobs on the labour market. Despite the lower growth, the unemployment rate in the US has decreased to 3.5 percent, the lowest level since 1969.

The 6M Euribor decreased with 1 basis point to -0.39% compared to previous business day. The 10Y Swap is unchanged at -0.17% compared to previous business day.