Market Information Thursday 29 July 2021

The Federal Reserve (Fed) decided to leave its key interest rate unchanged, as expected. This was announced by the US central bank on Wednesday evening. The federal funds rate thus remained at 0.00%-0.25%. The discount rate was maintained at 0.25%. According to the Fed, the economy has made progress since the conditions for the reduction were announced in December. Substantial progress should be made towards the objectives of price stability and maximum employment.

Consumer confidence in Germany remained unchanged in August. This was reported on Wednesday by recent measurements of research agency GfK. The consumer confidence index was 0.3 points negative.

Producer confidence in the Dutch manufacturing industry increased further in July, according to figures reported by the Statistics Netherlands. The producer confidence increased from 11.5 in June to 12.3 in July.

The average over the past twenty years is 0.4.The 6M Euribor is unchanged at -0.52% compared to previous business day. The 10Y Swap is unchanged at -0.06% 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.