Yields on sovereign bonds of South-European countries increased because of the Greek debt crisis. For example, the Spanish 10-year bond yield increased by 7 basis points to 2.32%, the Portuguese equivalence by 12 basis points to 3.16%. The Greek 2-year bond increased by 251 basis points to 28.54% and the 10-year bond yield increased by 54 basis points to 12.29%. The 10-year yields on Dutch and German government bonds remained stable at respectively 1.06% and 0.81%.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) reports that economic growth for the Netherlands continues due to investments and export, increasing housing prices and stronger consumer spending. The weak euro increases the export and households have more to spend at a lower oil price.
Unrest remains on Wall Street due to the Greek debt crisis. The Dow Jones lost 0.6% to 17,791.17 points. The S&P 500 dropped 0.5% to 2,084.43 and the Nasdaq lost 0.4% to 5,029.97 points. The US oil price (WTI) dropped 0.5% to USD 59.64 and Brent oil deceased by 2% to USD 62.61.
The 6M Euribor remained unchanged at 0.05%. The 10Y Swap increased by 2 basis points to 1.17%.
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