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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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |