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UK Comment — GDP contracts in Q2

  1. GDP fell 0.2 percent in Q2 vs. expectations (market and BoE) of zero growth
  2. Falling activity in IP and construction, marked deceleration in services growth
  3. Increased risk of no-deal Brexit will weigh on activity ahead

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

UK Comment — BoE on hold as Brexit clouds outlook

  1. As expected, no change to monetary policy - policy rate kept at 0.75 percent
  2. Slower growth expected in the near term. Longer-term estimates affected by inconsistency due to Brexit
  3. We expect the BoE to remain on hold as it awaits Brexit... which will probably be postponed again

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

UK Comment — UK consumer price inflation eases in May

  1. CPI down to 2.0% and core CPI down to 1.7%
  2. Cost pressures also ease in May
  3. Inflation trend should not affect BoE’s decision – policy to be kept unchanged tomorrow

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

UK Comment — BoE in wait-and-see mode

  1. No change to policy; the votes were unanimous
  2. Forecast revisions mixed
  3. Brexit will prevent further hikes from the BoE, in our view

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

UK Comment — BOE's next rate decision could be in either direction

  1. The next move in interest rates is up to the politicians
  2. The economy is performing as expected
  3. Markets unaffected

Lars Henriksson, Strategist | lahe06@handelsbanken.se

UK Comment — Message from Bank of England overshadowed by Brexit developments

  1. Bank of England's hands are tied
  2. Labour market still very strong
  3. Market probability of a rate hike is down

Lars Henriksson, Strategist | lahe06@handelsbanken.se