The eurozone economy grew slightly in the fourth quarter. This was revealed on Tuesday by figures from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. Gross domestic product grew by 0.1% on a quarterly basis, as expected. In the third quarter, the economy grew by 0.3%. The Dutch economy grew by 0.6% after contracting 0.2% in the third quarter.
British unemployment rose in the last quarter. This was revealed on Tuesday by figures from the British Office of National Statistics ONS. For this period, the unemployment rate was 3.7%. That is 0.1 percentage point higher than the quarter before, but 0.2 percentage points below the level of before the corona pandemic outbreak.
Consumer prices in the United States rose on a monthly basis in January. On an annual basis, inflation declined. This was revealed on Tuesday by figures from the US Department of Labor. Consumer prices rose with 0.5% on a monthly basis last month, following a 0.1% increase in December. On an annual basis, prices rose 6.4%, while in December prices were up 6.5% compared to the year before.
The 6M Euribor increased with 2 basis points to 3.10% compared to previous business day. The 10Y Swap increased with 8 basis points to 2.99% 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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