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Fast Comment Finland — Consumer confidence showing signs of stabilising

  1. Consumer confidence increased slightly in March
  2. More pessimistic about the Finnish unemployment situation in 12 months time
  3. Optimism toward consumers’ own economy does not carry over to spending

Janne Ronkanen, Senior Economist | jaro06@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment Sweden — Mixed signals from March sentiment indicators

  1. As expected, manufacturing confidence fell, but the move was sharper
  2. The signal has been visible in new orders for quite some time
  3. Overall, we see the outcome as neutral to our GDP forecast and stick to our Riksbank call

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment Finland — Consumer confidence fell to its lowest level since September 2016, but still above the long-term average

  1. Consumer confidence weakened to 15.5 in February
  2. Expectations about Finland’s economy have deteriorated significantly y-o-y
  3. Despite a favourable current financial situation, household spending intentions remain subdued

Janne Ronkanen, Senior Economist | jaro06@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment Sweden — February surveys show mixed signals

  1. ETI shows continued strength in the economy
  2. Mainly driven by a strong manufacturing sector
  3. However, households stay surprisingly pessimistic

Helena Bornevall, Senior Economist | hebo12@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment Denmark — The year began with weak retail sales

  1. Retail sales fell 0.3 percent m-o-m in January - close to our expectation (-0.5 percent)
  2. Sales were revised down in both November and December
  3. Consumer confidence indicates continued cautious consumers ahead

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

Danish Comment — Sløj start på året for butikssalget

  1. Detailsalget faldt som ventet med 0,3% m/m i januar
  2. Salget blev samtidigt nedjusteret i både november og december
  3. Skidt begyndelse på året og forbrugertilliden peger på fortsat forsigtighed i forbruget

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