On Monday, Markit published figures on the growth of various countries’ industries. Activity is measured by the purchasing managers index. The purchasing managers’ index is an economic indicator drawn up from monthly reports and surveys. An index above 50 indicates growth, and below 50 indicates contraction.
The purchasing managers’ index for industry in the entire euro zone fell from 58.4 to 58.0. This was equal to the forecast that had been made. German manufacturing growth remained stable in December. There was an expected increase from 57.4 to 57.9, but it didn’t materialize and the German purchasing managers’ index remained at 57.4.
In Germany, retail sales increased in November. On a monthly basis, sales rose 0.6% in November, adjusted for inflation. On an annual basis, retail sales fell 2.9% in November.
Turkish inflation rose to 36% in December. This is the highest inflation measured since 2002. In Turkey there has been an increase in consumer prices for seven consecutive months. Compared to November, consumer prices are 13.5% higher.
The 6M Euribor is unchanged at -0.55% compared to previous business day. The 10Y Swap increased with 4 basis points to 0.34% 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.
Managed by Sluijmer Multimedia and hosted by True.