Research
Tip: To personalise the research list, click the gear symbol above.


Choose type:


All Research

UK Comment — Mixed monthly data from the UK

    Industrial production down by 1.3% in December, but manufacturing up by 0.3%UK industrial production fell by 1.3 percent in December, after growing by 0.3 percent in November (revised from 0.4 percent). The consensus expectation for December was -0.9 percent. The monthly fall was the first since March 2017 and the largest fall since September 2012. However, the only downward contribution came from mining and quarrying, which decreased by 19.

    Kari Due-Andresen, Chief Economist Norway | kadu01@handelsbanken.no

Fast Comment Finland — Industrial output rose by 3.3 percent in 2017

  1. Industrial production increased by 4.2 percent y-o-y in December
  2. New manufacturing orders fell by 4.3 percent y-o-y in December
  3. Strong year in 2017, but goods exports showed some signs of softening toward year end

Janne Ronkanen, Senior Economist | jaro06@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment Norway — Mainland GDP growth still stronger than trend

  1. Mainland GDP growth at 0.6% in Q4 after 0.7% in Q3 (revised from 0.6%)
  2. Growth pulled down by oil-related activities in Q4, but should be temporary
  3. Development well in line with Norges Bank's forecast

Kari Due-Andresen, Chief Economist Norway | kadu01@handelsbanken.no

Morgenrapport Norge —

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

CPI-ATE clearly undershoots expectations in January —

  1. CPI-ATE at 1.1 percent in January, down from 1.4 percent in December
  2. Clearly weaker than Norges Bank's estimate of 1.4 percent
  3. Air fares and clothing and shoes pulled down the y-o-y rate

Halfdan Grangård, Senior Economist | hagr11@handelsbanken.no