Market Information Wednesday 8 January 2020

According to the European Statistical Office Eurostat, inflation in the euro area increased to 1.3% year-on-year in December, from a 1% increase in November. Core inflation, excluding the impact of volatile energy and food prices, remained stable at 1.3%.

According to figures from the German Federal Statistics Office, factory orders in Germany decreased 1.3% in November compared to a month earlier. Economists expected an increase of 0.2%. On a year-on-year basis, German factory orders decreased 6.5% in November, following a decrease of a revised 5.6% a month earlier.

The Dutch Chamber of Commerce reports that the Netherlands had over two million enterprises on 1 January 2020. Never have there been so many companies. The number of companies increased by almost 100,000 last year, which represents a growth of 5%.

The 6M Euribor decreased with 1 basis point to -0.33% compared to previous business day. The 10Y Swap is unchanged at 0.11% 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.