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Financial markets and interest rates

The Statistical Data Warehouse offers a wide range of data on financial markets and interest rates.

Bank interest rates consist of data on interest rates that resident monetary financial institutions (MFIs) except central banks and money market funds apply to the euro-denominated deposits of, and loans to, households and non-financial corporations resident in the euro area, as well as data on the volumes involved. The bank interest rate statistics are published in a monthly press release on the 23rd working day after the end of the reference month.

Long-term interest rate statistics relate to interest rates for long-term government bonds denominated in Euro for euro area Member States and in national currencies for Member States that have not adopted the Euro at the time of publication.  The long-term interest rate statistics are released monthly on the ECB website on the 8th working day of the month.

Securities issues statistics cover the issuance of securities other than shares (i.e. debt securities) and of listed shares by euro area residents. The statistics relate to outstanding amounts (stocks), transactions (gross issuance, redemptions and net issuance) and growth rates.

Securities Holdings Statistics provide information on securities held by euro area resident sectors, broken down by instrument type and selected issuer countries.

Short-term European Paper (STEP) statistics provide information on primary market volumes of, and yields on, short-term debt securities issued in the context of programmes that have received the STEP label from the STEP Market Committee. STEP statistics are published on the ECB website and in the Statistical Data Warehouse at weekly intervals.

Yield curves provide the results of the daily estimation of euro area and national government bond yield curves. It also derives forward and par yield curves for each estimated curve. The euro-area yield curves are published on a daily basis at noon on the ECB website.

Euro money market provide information on interbank transactions in the euro money market. As of 2016 the Money Market Survey is discontinued and replaced by the Money Market Statistical Reporting.

Financial integration in the euro area provide an overall assessment of the degree of financial integration in the main financial market segments of the euro area covering the money market, bond markets, equity markets and banking markets, including indicators related to market infrastructures. The indicators are updated biannually.