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Fast Comment Sweden — No signs of confidence for labour market developments; June sentiment survey and May unemployment report

  1. Broad deterioration in sentiment, as manufacturing follows global climate downward
  2. Weakening leading indicators for employment
  3. Unemployment may already have bottomed out, trending above our forecast for 2019

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se

UK Comment — UK PMIs continue to signal stagnation

  1. Services sentiment pulled up by slight improvement in new orders
  2. Overall sentiment pulled down by manufacturing and construction weakness

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

Fast Comment Sweden — Sentiment surveys in May

  1. Economic sentiment is now merely average after a significant drop
  2. Behind the headline indicators, growth signals are deteriorating even faster
  3. Will the Swedish economy be hit by a double blow this year already?

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment Sweden — Week ahead: GDP recoils after the growth spurt toward the end of last year

  1. GDP growth cooling, but Q1 in isolation expected to be an overstatement of this trend
  2. For the near-term GDP outlook, housing investment is key - more hard data tomorrow!
  3. In other news, retail sales and economic sentiment indicators are also easing, we expect

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se

EMU Comment — Euro Area and Germany still weighed down by manufacturing, six-month highs in France

  1. Eurozone Composite PMI nudges up slightly to 51.6
  2. No expected uptick in subdued German Manufacturing PMI, France boosted by services

Erik Meyersson, Senior Economist | erme03@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment Sweden — Three charts the Riksbank had wanted to see before the monetary policy decision announced today

  1. April sentiment surveys: headline indicators roughly in line with expectations
  2. More interestingly, construction sector medium-term expectations stay depressed...
  3. ...while overall resource utilisation and firms' inflation expectations remain quite high

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se