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UK Comment — January CPI inflation in line with the Bank of England's expectation

    CPI inflation unchanged at 3.0 percent in January, CPI core inflation up to 2.7 percent from 2.5 percent in DecemberUK CPI inflation was unchanged at 3.0 percent y-o-y in January. This was in line with the Bank of England’s expectation, but slightly higher than the consensus expectation of 2.9 percent. Core inflation increased to 2.7 percent in January from 2.5 percent in December and beat the consensus expectation of 2.

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

UK Comment — A more hawkish tone from the Bank of England

  1. Policy rate unchanged at 0.5% and QE programme also unchanged. Decision was unanimous
  2. Forecast for real economy revised up
  3. MPC expects policy tightening sooner and to a greater extent

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

UK Comment — New signals from the BoE?

  1. We expect no change to monetary policy
  2. GDP has been stronger than expected, but labour market and inflation broadly in line
  3. BoE will offer new take on Brexit uncertainty

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

UK Comment — Still robust labour market

  1. Catch-up in both employment and labour force growth
  2. Claims increasing, but surveys indicate labour market is still robust
  3. We believe Brexit-related uncertainty will keep wage growth subdued

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

Global Konjunkturprognos - uppdatering — Mogen konjunktur förändrar riskbilden

• Stark inledning på 2018 - svagare avslutning
• Medvindar mojnar för tillgångsmarknader
• Uppåtrisk för inflation och räntor

Ann Öberg, Head of Economic Research | anob04@handelsbanken.se

Global Macro Forecast - update — Mature business cycle changes the risk profile

• Strong start to 2018, but a weaker ending
• Asset price tailwinds subsiding
• Upside risks to inflation and interest rates

Ann Öberg, Head of Economic Research | anob04@handelsbanken.se