Market Information Thursday 3 September 2020

Figures reported by Eurostat show that producer prices in the eurozone increased by 0.6 percent in July 2020 compared to June 2020. In June 2020, prices also increased by 0.7 percent from May 2020. On an annual basis, there was a 3.3 percent decrease in producer prices in July 2020 compared to July 2019. In June 2020, the decrease was 3.7 percent compared to June 2019.

US factory orders increased by 6.4 percent in July 2020 compared to June 2020, according to figures from the US government on Thursday. Economists had anticipated an increase of 6.2 percent. In June 2020, the revised increase compared to May 2020 was 6.4 percent as well.

The purchasing managers index, which indicates activity in the Japanese services sector, decreased slightly in August 2020 to a level of 45.0, from 45.4 in July 2020. This follows from figures published by Markit Economics and Jibun Bank. The Japanese industry has contracted less sharply in August 2020 with an index of 47.2 compared to 45.2 in July 2020.

The 6M Euribor increased with 1 basis point to -0.44% compared to previous business day. The 10Y Swap decreased with 4 basis points to -0.20% 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.