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Weekly Commentary and Economic Update

July 2
Overseas events are generating significant day-to-day volatility in interest rates. Nonetheless, the week-to-week impact on most rates was modest – the 30-year mortgage rate increased just 6 bps, to 4.08 percent. The MBA composite index of mortgage applications fell 4.7 percent in response to what is now three consecutive weeks of mortgage rates over 4 percent. Other measures, however, confirmed continued strength in housing – pending home sales rose 0.9 percent, exceeding expectations, and the Case-Shiller house price index recorded another solid increase.

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