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Fast Comment Sweden — Anticlimax in the making? Riksbank October decision due next week

  1. Main Riksbank scenario is unchanged repo forecast and communication
  2. We see first policy rate hike in February, but will we be forced to revert to our previous December call?
  3. Week ahead: key quarterly sentiment data to set tone for business cycle outlook

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se

UK Comment — Manufacturing PMI picks up somewhat at the end of Q3 - up to 53.8 in September

  1. Sentiment pulled higher by improvement in new orders and output
  2. Price pressure remains high
  3. Output index still points to further deceleration in manufacturing output growth

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

Fast Comment Finland — Consumer confidence still high, but on a gradually weakening trend

  1. Consumer confidence weakened to 20.2 in September
  2. Expectations concerning Finland’s economy weakened the most
  3. Consumer and business confidence still well above long-term averages

Janne Ronkanen, Senior Economist | jaro06@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment Sweden — September sentiment indicators

  1. Strong sentiment underscores that economic boom will go on
  2. Construction sector staying surprisingly positive - will that add to our forecast for 2019 GDP growth?
  3. Retail sector staying the course on autumn prices hikes, despite tough summer

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment Denmark — Industry lost its shine

  1. The business barometer for industry fell from 5 to -1 in September as expected
  2. Service and construction barometers were unchanged at 10 and 0 respectively
  3. Barometers still indicate growth but at a subdued pace

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

Danish Comment — Så gik den ikke længere for industrien

  1. Industriens konjunkturbaromer faldt som ventet fra 5 til -1 i september
  2. Servicesektorens og byggesektorens baromeeer holdt sig uændrede på hhv. 10 og 0
  3. Barometrene peger fortsat på vækst, men i et adstadigt tempo

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