Final figures from Markit’s Industry Purchasing Managers’ Indices showed a slowdown in growth in the Eurozone. The index fell to 58.3 in October, where it was 58.6 in September. If the index reading is greater than 50 it indicates growth, if it is less than 50 it indicates contraction. China’s services sector rose faster in October than in the previous month. The purchasing managers index rose to 53.8 in October, compared to 53.4 in September.
Last Tuesday, most European stock markets (Stoxx600, DAX, CAC) closed with an increase, with the exception of the British FTSE, which fell. U.S. stock markets closed at new record highs. The S&P500 rose to 4,630.65 points, and the Dow Jones index rose to the 36,052.63 mark. The latest quarterly corporate earnings figures partially contributed to this.
Oil prices closed lower, Brent oil fell to USD 84.47. The OPEC-plus meeting is next Thursday. So far it has been agreed by OPEC countries that production will go up by 400,000 barrels per month.
The 6M Euribor is unchanged at -0.53% compared to previous business day. The 10Y Swap decreased with 7 basis points to 0.21% 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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