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UK Comment — Services PMI stronger than expected in May

  1. Services sentiment pulled up by current business activity
  2. Growth in new business in the services sector remains weak
  3. PMIs indicate modest rebound in GDP growth in Q2

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

Fast Comment Denmark — Spring mood in the industrial sector

  1. No sign of Italian crisis in industry (yet)
  2. Service sector disappoints slightly but construction picking up
  3. Barometers send overall positive signs of continued moderate growth

Jes Asmussen, Chief Economist Denmark | jeas01@handelsbanken.dk

Danish Comment — Forårsstemning i industrien

  1. Ingen tegn på italiensk krise i industrien (endnu) - konjunkturbarometret stiger fra -1 til 4 i maj
  2. Servicesektoren skuffer lidt med uændret barometer på 9 i maj, men byggeriet vejrer også forårsluft med stigning fra -4 til -1
  3. Samlet set positive signaler for dansk økonomi, der peger på fortsat økonomisk vækst

Jes Asmussen, Chief Economist Denmark | jeas01@handelsbanken.dk

Fast Comment Sweden — Sentiment indicators in May: Data digest shows increased dissonance among signals

  1. Buoyant overall sentiment, but subsector indicators a mixed bag
  2. No alarming threat to our GDP forecast, despite consumer confidence being weaker than expected
  3. Survey details reinforce our above-consensus forecast for inflation and expectation of a Riksbank rate hike

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment Sweden — Swedish economy in full swing...for now; preview of this week's key macro data

  1. Economy at full speed, GDP outcome is expected show (Wednesday)
  2. But leading indicators will continue to signal a dampening ahead (Tuesday)
  3. Wage increases keep rising in the latter phase of the global cycle (Wednesday)

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se

EMU Comment — PMI unexpectedly down to an 18-month low

  1. Business sentiment weakens further
  2. Weakness found within both services and manufacturing
  3. Growth expectations challenged further

Rasmus Gudum-Sessingø, Senior Economist | ragu02@handelsbanken.dk