Market Information Thursday 5 January 2023

The Netherlands plans to raise up to 4 billion euros with the reopening of two short loans on Monday, January 9. The Finance Ministry’s Agency announced this on Wednesday. A loan maturing on March 30, under which 5.64 billion has been issued, will be reopened, as will a loan maturing on May 30, under which 1.82 billion euros are outstanding. Each of the two reopenings should generate 1 to 2 billion euros.

The number of job openings in the United States showed a very small decline in November. This was revealed Wednesday by figures from the US Department of Labor. In November, the number of job openings was 10.46 million, down from 10.51 million in October. A year ago, in November 2021, there were 10.92 million unfilled vacancies.

Japanese consumer confidence rose markedly in December. Japanese government figures showed this on Thursday. The confidence index rose to 30.3 in December from 28.6 in November. All sub-indices rose, with the one for employment showing the largest increase. It was precisely this sub-index that fell the hardest in November.

The 6M Euribor increased with 1 basis point to 2.74% compared to previous business day. The 10Y Swap decreased with 10 basis points to 2.89% 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.