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UK Comment — Consumer price inflation surprises to the downside in September

  1. CPI and CPI core inflation down to 2.4% and 1.9% respectively
  2. Inflation pulled lower by the same volatile components that pulled up in August
  3. Inflation now in line with the BoE’s expectation

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

UK Comment — UK wage growth accelerates, while employment growth weakens

  1. Unemployment rate unchanged at 4.0 percent, regular pay growth up to 3.1 percent
  2. Wage growth stronger than the Bank of England's short-term expectation
  3. Weaker employment growth could temper wage growth ahead

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

UK Comment — BoE: monetary policy unchanged, but tone slightly more dovish

  1. Policy rate unchanged at 0.75% - decision was unanimous
  2. Economic development broadly on track, but increased global risks and intensified Brexit uncertainty
  3. Brexit will force the BoE to stay on hold for the next two years, we believe

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

UK Comment — Preview Bank of England: Policy on hold in September

  1. Inflation and GDP trends seem broadly on track with the BoE forecast
  2. Brexit uncertainty to prevent policy tightening ahead

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

UK Comment — UK CPI inflation increases to 2.5% in July, slightly lower than the BoE expected

  1. CPI inflation up to 2.5% in July from 2.4% in June; core CPI inflation unchanged at 1.9%
  2. Headline inflation buoyed by energy price inflation
  3. Inflation to decelerate ahead

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

UK Comment — UK labour market numbers mixed

  1. Unemployment down to 4.0%, total pay down to 2.4% and regular pay down to 2.7% in June
  2. Unemployment pulled down by drop in labour force
  3. Trend in line with BoE expectations so far

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