Market Information Thursday 23 January 2020

The Japanese Ministry of Finance has reported that exports fell in December 2019 by 6.3% on an annual basis. This is the thirteenth month in a row that exports decreased. Exports of cars and car parts, among other things, fell sharply. Exports towards the United States (-14.9%) and Europe (-5.6%) in particular fell sharply.

The American National Association of Realtors has announced that sales of existing homes in the United States increased by 3.6% in December 2019 compared to the previous month. The increase is stronger than expected by economists. In November 2019, sales increased by a revised 1.7%.

The Dutch State Treasury Agency (DSTA) has announced that the Dutch State wants to issue a new ten-year bond. With the issuance of the bond, the Dutch State aims to raise 4 billion to 6 billion euros. The new loan will mature at 15 July 2030 and will be auctioned on 10 March.

The 6M Euribor is unchanged at -0.33% compared to previous business day. The 10Y Swap decreased with 1 basis point to 0.10% 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.