Market Information Tuesday 14 December 2021

Yesterday, CBS announced that the production of Dutch industry increased by 9.9% year-on-year in October. This was slower than in the previous month, as it increased by 11.6% in September. More than 80% of all business classes produced more in October than in the same month a year ago.

On a monthly basis, Japanese industry produced more in October than indicated in earlier figures from Japan’s Ministry of Trade and Industry. On a monthly basis, the increase in output was 1.8%, rather than the 1.1% increase previously stated. This is a significant increase compared to the previous month, as in that month production still decreased by 5.4% on a monthly basis.

In addition, an economic survey by the Bank of Japan revealed that the sentiment of the Japanese manufacturing industry has remained stable. Indeed, the sentiment index came in at 18 in December, the same as in previous month. The index indicates the percentage of companies optimistic about developments in the manufacturing industry, minus the percentage of companies that are not optimistic about this.

The 6M Euribor increased with 1 basis point to -0.54% compared to previous business day. The 10Y Swap decreased with 3 basis points to 0.08% 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.