On Wednesday the Amsterdam stock exchange closed at a new record. After the AEX index already closed on a record earlier this week, the main indicator increased by 0.8% again on Wednesday to a record of 766.24 points. Favorable business results in combination with low interest rates seem to be the cause of the rising stock markets.
The number of jobs at American companies increased less than expected in July. According to figures from the ADP Research Institute, 330,000 jobs were added in July, which is the lowest number since February. Economists had expected an increase of 690,000 jobs in advance.
Eurozone retail sales increased by 1.5% in June compared to May. In May, sales also increased by 4.1% on a monthly basis. This follows from figures published by the European statistical office Eurostat. On an annual basis, retail sales increased by 5.0% in June.
The 6M Euribor decreased with 1 basis point to -0.53% compared to previous business day. The 10Y Swap decreased with 1 basis point to -0.11% 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.
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