Market information Monday January 11th 2016

In December, producer prices in China declined with 5.9% compared to December 2014. On a monthly basis, producer prices fell with 0,6%. Stock markets in China dropped again today. The CSI 300 Index, of which trading was stopped early twice last week, closed with a loss of 5%.

Last Friday, the price for Brent oil fell by more than 2,5% to USD 32.67. Last week, oil prices fell by approximately 12%. The decline also has an effect on stock prices of oil companies. Last week, Royal Dutch Shell fell by more than 11% to EUR 18.52. The decline of oil prices is mainly caused by the oversupply on the market. Oil-producing countries prefer market share over price.

The number of new jobs in the United States increased from 252,000 in November to 292,000 in December, well above the average of 200,000 in recent months. Despite this rise, the unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5%.

The 6M Euribor decreased with 1 bp to -0.05%. The 10Y Swap decreased with 1 bp to 0.89%.

In the attachment, today’s market data on money and capital market rates as well as other rates are presented. For more history of these rates or other rates feel free to ask: