Market Information Wednesday 22 June 2022

The producer prices in the United Kingdom increased less sharply on a monthly basis in May 2022. This was revealed today by the British Bureau of Statistics ONS. On a monthly basis, the prices increased with 1.6% after an increase of 2.8% in April 2022. On an annual basis, producer prices increased by 15.7% in May. In April the prices increased with 14.7%. Economists had expected an increase of 1.5% on a monthly basis and 14.8% on an annual basis.

Dutch consumers spent 14.8% more in April 2022 than a year earlier. This was reported by the Central Bureau of Statistics today. In March consumption increased by 11.2% and in February with 13.4%. Last year there were still corona measures in April. Adjusted for price changes, consumers spent about 27.0% more on services in April.

Investments in the Netherlands decreased in April. This was shown today from figures from the Central Bureau of Statistics. The volume of investments decreased by 0.5% year-on-year in April. In March, there was a decline of 3.4%, but in February investment still increased by 5.3%. According to Statistics Netherlands, this decrease in April was caused by less investment in infrastructure. Statistics Netherlands indicates that the conditions for investments in June are expected to be the same as in April.

The 6M Euribor decreased with 2 basis points to 0.27% compared to previous business day. The 10Y Swap increased with 4 basis points to 2.56% 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.