According to the European Commission, confidence in the eurozone economy increased slightly in May compared to April. The index used by the Commission to measure confidence increased from an adjusted level of 103.9 in April to 105.1 in May. Economists expected a level of 104.
Market researcher Conference Board announced that American consumers’ confidence in the economy increased in May. The indicator scored 134.1 in May compared to 129.2 in April. Economists expected a level of 130.0.
According to the IMD World Competitiveness Index, the Netherlands’ international competitive position has weakened over the past year. The Netherlands dropped from fourth to sixth place. In particular, the economic uncertainty had an impact on the competitive position of countries in Europe and elsewhere. This was partly due to the international political landscape and the trade war.
The 6M Euribor is unchanged at -0.24% compared to previous business day. The 10Y Swap decreased with 2 basis points to 0.37% 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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