Interest level

This page should give you a feeling about the current interest and price situation to evaluate the relations between current stock prices, dividend yields, bond rates and key interest rates.

01.09.13 01.10.13 01.11.13 01.12.13 01.01.14 01.02.14 01.03.14 01.04.14
US key rate 0 – 0.25 0 – 0.25 0 – 0.25 0 – 0.25 0 – 0.25 0 – 0.25 0 – 0.25  0 – 0.25
EU key rate 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.25 0.25 0.25 0.25 0.25
UK key rate 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5  0.5 0.5 0.5
Japan key rate 0 – 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Brazil key rate 9.0 9.0 9.5 10.0 10.0 10.5  10.75 10.75
China key rate 6.0 6.0 6.0 6.0 6.0  6.0 6.0 6.0
Russia key rate 8.25 8.25 8.25 8.25 8.25 8.25  8.25  7.0
India key rate 7.5 7.5 7.75 7.75 7.75 8.0 8.0 8.0
US treasury (10y) 2.4 2.6 2.6 2.7 2.9  2.7 2.7 2.7
German Staatsanleihen (10y) 1.9 1.8 1.7 1.7 1.9  1.6  1.6 1.6
Spain government bonds (10y) 4.4 4.3 4.1 4.2 4.2 3.7  3.4 3.2
Greece government bonds (10y) 9.8 9.5 8.1 8.8 8.5  8.6  7.0 6.6
UK government bonds (10y) 2.7 2.7 2.6 2.7 3.0  2.7  2.7 2.7
Japan government bonds (10y) 0.8 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.6  0.6
Brazil government bonds (10y) 12.0 11.7 11.8 13.0 13.2  13.4 12.7  12.8
China government bonds (10y) 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.7 4.6 4.6 4.6
Russia government bonds (10y) 7.6 7.3 7.2 7.8 7.7 8.4 8.6  9.0
India government bonds (10y) 8.6 8.8 8.6 9.0 8.8  8.8 8.8 8.8
Aaa corporate bonds (Micorsoft) 3.5 3.4 3.4 3.4  3.3  3.2 3.2
Aaa corporate bonds (Deutsche Bank) 1.9 1.9 1.9 1.9 1.8  1.6 1.5
Baa3 corporate bonds (Ford Motor) 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.3  4.2 3.9 4.0
Baa3 corporate bonds (Telecom Italia) 6.7 6.6 6.6 6.5  6.5  5.6 5.6
Caa1 corporate bonds (DPB) 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 6.1  7.5 7.4
CC corporate bonds (United Rentals) 6.7 6.6 6.5 6.5 6.4  6.4  6.4
DJIA Dividend yield 2.3 2.1 2.2 2.2 2.4 2.3  2.3
S&P 500 Dividend yield 2.4 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.4  2.3  2.3
DAX Dividend yield 2.9 2.9 2.7 2.6 2.7  2.6  2.6
IBEX Dividend yield 4.4 4.4 4.0 4.0  4.4 3.9  2.8
ASE Dividend yield 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.7  0.7 0.5 0.6
FTSE Dividend yield 3.3 3.1 3.2 3.1 3.2  3.1 3.3
Nikkei Dividend yield 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.6  1.7  1.7 1.8
IBOV Dividend yield 3.8 3.6 3.6 3.7 4.4 4.5  4.1
HSI (Hong kong) Dividend yield 2.9 2.9 2.8 2.8 3.0  2.9 2.9
Micex Dividend yield 3.4 3.3 3.4 3.3  3.3  3.4 3.6
Sensex Dividend yield 1.8 1.7 1.7 1.7  1.9  1.9 1.8
DJIA P/E 16.8 16.1 16.6 17.1  15.4 16.1  15.9
S&P 500 P/E 19.3 18.0 18.2 19.0 17.3  18.0  18.0
IBEX P/E (Spain) 17.7 19.3 18.9 19.3  16.8 19.4 19.4
ASE P/E (Greece) 4.3 5.8 5.8 2.0 2.1  2.9 3.0
FTSE P/E 14.4 15.1 14.2 14.1  14.0  15.3 15.0
Nikkei P/E 17.0 17.0 16.6 16.8 15.8 14.9 14.6
IBOV P/E (Brazil) 15.7 16.3 14.8 14.5  12.8 12.8  13.4
HSI (Hong kong) P/E 11.7 11.9 12.0 12.0 11.5 12.0 11.6
Micex P/E (Russia) 5.9 6.1 5.7 5.7  5.7  5.7 5.3
Sensex P/E (India) 14.0 15.1 14.8 15.3 14.5  14.8 15.8
Dax P/E 13.7 13.7 16.1 16.0  15.6  16.0  16.3

Sources: Bloomberg.com; tradingeconomics.com for China and Russia

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