Market Information Thursday 18 July 2019

According to housing platform Pararius, the increase in rents for houses in the Dutch private rental sector is slowing down. In the second quarter of 2019, the rental prices increased with 3.1% on a yearly basis. This is the lowest increase since the first quarter of 2015. In Amsterdam, according to Pararius an indicator for the national rental market, rents increased with 2.8% on a yearly basis in the second quarter of 2019.

Eurostat reports that inflation in June in the Eurozone has increased to 1.3% on an annual basis. In May, the inflation was 1.2%. The core inflation increased to 1.1% on an annual basis, compared to 0.8% in May.

The US Department of Commerce reports that construction of new houses decreased 0.9% in June compared to the month before. Economists expected a decrease of 0.7%. In May, the construction of new houses decreased with 0.4%.

The 6M Euribor decreased with 1 basis point to -0.35% compared to previous business day. The 10Y Swap decreased with 4 basis points to 0.14% 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.