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Fast Comment Sweden — September sentiment data continue to support our case that labour market has not collapsed

  1. Sentiment data weak, but not yet weak enough to derail Riksbank and government forecasts
  2. Unemployment scare dampens consumers' mood, but data say labour market will surprise on upside this autumn
  3. Forward-looking components of surveys point to weaker GDP growth ahead

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se

EMU Comment — Eurozone PMI stalls as manufacturing gloom deepens amid fears of cross-sector spillover risks

  1. Eurozone PMI stalls as manufacturing gloom deepens amid fears of cross-sector spillover risks
  2. Germany: Manufacturing drags PMIs to unexpected new lows
  3. France: Expansion eases as manufacturing slowdown continues

Erik Meyersson, Senior Economist | erme03@handelsbanken.se

UK Comment — PMIs suggest UK activity is stalling

  1. Composite PMI down to 50.2 in August from 50.7 in July
  2. All sectors indicate outlook is weakening
  3. New orders fall at fastest rate in many years

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

Fast Comment Sweden — August sentiment indicators

  1. Sentiment eases as economic slowdown continues like clockwork
  2. Broad-based weakness in the soft indicators, underscoring risk of deepening and widening cool-down
  3. Is this the canary in the coal mine? Likely, but not necessarily and we do not forecast recession in Sweden

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se

EMU Comment — Better than expected eurozone PMI as Germany lags

  1. Better than expected eurozone PMI
  2. Germany: Manufacturing PMI sluggish, but better than expected
  3. France: Solid performance in services complemented by return to manufacturing growth

Erik Meyersson, Senior Economist | erme03@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment Sweden — July sentiment survey and June unemployment report: Continued deterioration in sentiment and unemployment rate rises to 6.6 percent

  1. Weaker sentiment than normal in the economy
  2. Higher than expected unemployment and a decrease in the employment rate
  3. The economic slowdown will eventually force the Riksbank to cancel planned rate rises

Anders Bergvall, Senior Economist | anbe83@handelsbanken.se