Market Information Wednesday 28 August 2019

The S&P CoreLogic Case Shiller index shows that the prices of owner-occupied properties in the United States increased by a fraction (0.04%) in June compared to a month earlier. This index shows the house price development of twenty major American cities. Compared to June 2018, the prices of owner-occupied properties increased with 2.1%.

The German economy shrank in the second quarter of 2019 compared to the first quarter. This is confirmed by definitive figures from the German Federal Statistical Office yesterday. The economy decreased with 0.1%, compared to an increase of 0.4% in the first quarter of 2019.

The Greek government eliminated the last remaining restrictions on capital flows. These restrictions on capital movements were introduced in 2015 to prevent the Greek financial system from collapsing. This elimination was immediately noticeable on the financial markets, the Greek 10-year government bond yield fell below 1.8%.

The 6M Euribor decreased with 1 basis point to -0.42% compared to previous business day. The 10Y Swap decreased with 5 basis points to -0.27% 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.