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Globala megatrender som kommer att förändra världsekonomin

Globala megatrender är stora samhällsförändringar som bidrar till att rita om spelplanen för branscher, länder och världsekonomin i stort. I denna artikel tittar vi på fyra megatrender som kommer att förändra världsekonomin de närmaste decennierna: Färre försörjer fler, artificiell intelligens och digitalisering, hållbar tillväxt samt inkluderande tillväxt.

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Anders Bergvall

Anders Bergvall

Senior Economist

Thematic analysis and USA

anbe83@handelsbanken.se

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Fast Comment Norway — Preview: Housing prices in September

  1. Housing prices somewhat weaker than anticipated by NB so far
  2. But the monthly trajectory ahead is little changed
  3. Moderately positive outlook

Marius Gonsholt Hov, Senior Economist | maho60@handelsbanken.no

Fast Comment Denmark — Weak GDP growth, but the labour market is still performing well

  1. Muted GDP growth of 0.2 percent q-o-q in Q2 was confirmed in the revised figures
  2. We maintain our GDP growth estimate of 0.8% for this year
  3. Labour market still performing strongly with a new albeit small drop in unemployment in August

Jes Asmussen, Chief Economist Denmark | jeas01@handelsbanken.dk

Fast Comment Norway — A muted rebound in retail sales for the second month running

  1. Retail sales up by 0.6 percent in August, following 0.5 percent in July
  2. Close to market expectations
  3. Retail sales have disappointed over the summer, but we expect the rebound to continue in the coming months

Halfdan Grangård, Senior Economist | hagr11@handelsbanken.no

Fast Comment Finland — Consumer confidence still high, but on a gradually weakening trend

  1. Consumer confidence weakened to 20.2 in September
  2. Expectations concerning Finland’s economy weakened the most
  3. Consumer and business confidence still well above long-term averages

Janne Ronkanen, Senior Economist | jaro06@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment Sweden — September sentiment indicators

  1. Strong sentiment underscores that economic boom will go on
  2. Construction sector staying surprisingly positive - will that add to our forecast for 2019 GDP growth?
  3. Retail sector staying the course on autumn prices hikes, despite tough summer

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment Denmark — Industry lost its shine

  1. The business barometer for industry fell from 5 to -1 in September as expected
  2. Service and construction barometers were unchanged at 10 and 0 respectively
  3. Barometers still indicate growth but at a subdued pace

Jes Asmussen, Chief Economist Denmark | jeas01@handelsbanken.dk