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Data presentation - Summary description

A yield curve is a representation of the relationship between market remuneration rates and the remaining time to maturity of debt securities. A yield curve can also be described as the term structure of interest rates.

Data presentation - Detailed description

Selection criteria and outlier detection are applied to raw data before the estimation. The estimation follows the Svensson methodology. More information available from the Technical Notes here:

Methodological information
Source data type

Prices and yields of government bonds are provided on a daily basis by EuroMTS, ratings are provided by Fitch Ratings.

Time period

Data is published daily

Base period

Previous day

Statistical concepts and definitions

For information about the naming convention (series key dimensions and metadata), refer to the YC underlying DSD (ECB_FMD2) maintained by the ECB.

Statistical processing
Data validation

Done within ECB with automated quality assessment checks

Administrative Information

Financial markets data - Yield Curve (YC)

Data source

European Central Bank (ECB)

Release policy

Simultaneously to all parties in the ESCB and the public via:

Technical Information

Download the series catalogue containing a full list of series and associated metadata of the dataset YC in CSV format (zipped)

Dataset last update
19 June 2024 16:32 CEST
Metadata last update
7 September 2022 12:17 CEST