Research


Choose type:


Oil investment estimates weaker in Norway

and weakness in sentiment in Sweden

  • Norways investment survey for oil and gas activity weaker than expected
  • Both 2016 and 2017 revised lower
  • Slightly on the weak side of Norges Bank's expectations

 Read why here

  • Weakening of Swedish manufacturing sentiment continues
  • Consumer confidence weakens to lowest reading since the end of 2012
  • Overall sentiment at its weakest since October 2013

Read why here

Latest from Speakers´ corner

Brexit politikern Nigel Farage stöttar Trump

USA: Nigel Farage, huvudperson i den brittiska Brexit-kampanjen, ger sitt uttryckliga stöd till Trump inför höstens presidentval, enligt Reuters. Representerar samma ”anti-etablissemangsrörelse” enligt Farage.

0 comments

Keywords: Politics, UK, USA

The chart of the day

Calendar

Mon, Aug 22
      Graph Period Cons. fc Our fc Previous Actual
Europe Brexit meeting - Germany, France and Italy
14:30 US Chicago Fed National Activity Index July 0.1 0.3
Tue, Aug 23
      Graph Period Cons. fc Our fc Previous Actual
04:00 Japan Markit PMI Manufacturing August 49.3 49.6
06:30 Norway Consumer Expectations, sa Q3 -12.6 -4.1
08:00 Finland Unemployment Rate July 9.3 7.8
09:00 Denmark Consumer Confidence August 4.5 3.1 4.8
09:00 France Markit PMI Manufacturing August 49.0 48.6 48.5
09:30 Germany Markit PMI Manufacturing August 53.7 53.8 53.6
09:30 Germany Markit PMI Composite August 55.3 55.3 54.4
10:00 Eurozone Markit PMI Composite August 53.3 53.2 53.2 53.3
10:00 Eurozone Markit PMI Manufacturing August 52.0 52.0 52 51.8
10:00 Eurozone Markit PMI Services August 53.0 52.9 53.1
15:45 US Markit PMI Manufacturing August 53.0 52.9 52.1
16:00 Eurozone Consumer Confidence advance August -7.7 -7.9 -8.5
16:00 US New Home Sales July 575K 582K 654K
16:00 US Richmond Fed Man. Activity Index August 6 10 -11
Wed, Aug 24
      Graph Period Cons. fc Our fc Previous Actual
00:00 Norway Oil and gas investment survey
08:00 Germany GDP, sa Q2 0.4/ 0.7 / 1.8 0.4 / 1.7
10:00 Norway Unemployment Rate (LFS) June 4.7 4.7 4.8
16:00 US Existing Home Sales July 5.55M 5.6M 5.4M
Thu, Aug 25
      Graph Period Cons. fc Our fc Previous Actual
08:00 Finland Retail Trade ex auto July 0.8 -1.5
08:45 France Business Confidence Indicator August 103 102.7 100.9
09:00 Denmark Retail Sales July -1.0/ 0.7 -0.7
09:00 Sweden Economic Tendency Survey August 101.7 102.3 100
09:00 Sweden Consumer Confidence (CCI) August 97.2 95.2 93.9
09:00 Sweden Manufacturing Confidence August 102.7 102.9 97.7
09:30 Sweden Unemployment Rate, sa July 5.9 6.6 7
09:30 Sweden Unemployment Rate July 6.7 7.6 6.3
09:30 Sweden Household Lending July / 7.6 / 7.5
10:00 Germany IFO - Business Climate August 108.5 108.3 106.2
10:00 Germany IFO - Expectations August 102.5 102.1 100.1
10:00 Germany IFO - Current Assessment August 115.0 114.8 112.8
14:30 US Durable Goods Orders July 3.5/ -4.2 / -6.6 4.4 / -3.3
14:30 US Initial Jobless Claims W33 262K 261K
14:30 US Capital Goods Shipment Nondef ex Air July -0.5 -0.4
15:45 US Markit PMI Services Biz Act August 52.1 51.4 50.9
Fri, Aug 26
      Graph Period Cons. fc Our fc Previous Actual
00:00 US Fed´s Yellen to speak in Jackson Hole
01:30 Japan CPI July 0.1 / -0.3
08:00 Germany GfK Consumer Confidence Survey August 10.0 10
08:45 France GDP Q2 0.0/1.4 0 / 1.4
10:30 UK GDP April 0.6/2.2 0.6 / 2.2
14:30 US GDP annualized, Q2 1.1 1.2
16:00 US U. of Mich. Sentiment 90.6 90.4
Mon, Aug 22|
Tue, Aug 23|
Wed, Aug 24|
Thu, Aug 25|
Fri, Aug 26
View the complete calendar

Latest publications in

Fast Comment Sweden — July unemployment rate higher than expected

  1. July unemployment rate higher than expected
  2. Is the trend decrease for unemployment rate decelerating?

Anders Brunstedt, Economist | anbr42@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment Sweden — Unexpected weakness in Swedish sentiment

  1. Weakening of manufacturing sentiment continues
  2. Consumer confidence weakens to lowest reading since the end of 2012
  3. Overall sentiment at its weakest since October 2013

Anders Brunstedt, Economist | anbr42@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment Norway — LFS unemployment slightly above expectations in June

  1. LFS unemployment at 4.8 percent in June, 0.1 percentage point higher than expectations
  2. First month of positive employment and labour force growth in 2016
  3. Labour market trends broadly in line with Norges Bank

Marius Gonsholt Hov, Economist | maho60@handelsbanken.no

Fast Comment Norway — LFS unemployment at 4.8 percent in June, 0.1 percentage point above expectations

  1. LFS unemployment increased from 4.7 percent to 4.8 percent in June, 0.1 percentage point above our forecast
  2. Employment growth and labour force growth positive
  3. All told, labour market developments in line with Norges Bank's expectations

Fast Comment Norway — Downward adjustment of investment estimates

  1. Investment survey for oil and gas activity somewhat weaker than expected
  2. Both 2016 and 2017 revised lower
  3. Slightly on the weak side of Norges Bank's expectations

Marius Gonsholt Hov, Economist | maho60@handelsbanken.no

Monthly Macro Update — The fog of uncertainty persists

US: A new Fed pace of 25bp per year
Eurozone: Brexit cements modest growth further ahead
Sweden: Rapid growth deceleration expected to end
Featured themes: Brexit in motion and European banks

Jimmy Boumediene, Head of Forecasting | jibo01@handelsbanken.se