Market Information Thursday 21 October 2021

Consumer prices in the eurozone increased in September, according to new Eurostat figures. The inflation rate was 3.4%. In August and July this was 3.0% and 2.2% respectively. The core inflation was 1.9% year-on-year in September. In August, the inflation excluding volatile prices for food, energy and alcohol was 1.6%.

According to the British statistical office ONS, British producer prices on a monthly basis increased less in September than in August. On a monthly basis prices increased by 0.5%, after an increase of 0.7% in August. On an annual basis producer prices in the United Kingdom increased by 6.7%. In August prices increased by 6.0%.

Japanese exports were higher than expected in September. Japanese government figures show a 13% increase in exports, while 11% was expected. Exports to China rose 10.3% and to Europe 12.1%. Exports to the United States fell by 3.3%. Imports rose by 38.6% in September.

The 6M Euribor increased with 1 basis point to -0.52% compared to previous business day. The 10Y Swap decreased with 3 basis points to 0.25% 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.