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Fast Comment Norway — Regional Network: Solid near-term momentum, rate hike from Norges Bank next week

  1. Regional Network: Solid near-term momentum, revised higher since the previous round
  2. Petroleum investments and public spending boosting growth
  3. Underlines Norges Bank's case for a rate hike next week

Marius Gonsholt Hov, Senior Economist | maho60@handelsbanken.no

Fast Comment Norway — Output growth rebounding again, rate hike in June

  1. Manufacturing output up 2.2 percent in April, mainland GDP growth of 0.3 percent m-o-m
  2. Growth is rebounding from a temporary setback in Q1
  3. Norges Bank to hike its policy rate at the upcoming June meeting

Marius Gonsholt Hov, Senior Economist | maho60@handelsbanken.no

Fast Comment Norway — Preview: Regional network and core inflation

  1. Probably too early to call a slowdown in the economy
  2. Core inflation to continue to run above Norges Bank’s short-term estimates
  3. Norges Bank to hike its policy rate in June

Marius Gonsholt Hov, Senior Economist | maho60@handelsbanken.no

Fast Comment Sweden — Was poor household consumption in Q1 a temporary slump? April retail sales skyrocketed this morning

  1. Easter boost to food sales not cancelled by fall in durables, as we had expected
  2. But base case is recoil in May - Easter effect vanishes, indicators mixed and underlying weakness in overall Q1 household consumption
  3. Bottom line: we see decent consumption and retail outlook this year on the back of a strong labour market and income increases

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment Finland — Finnish GDP growth decelerated more than expected in Q1

  1. GDP grew by 0.2 percent q-o-q and 1.2 percent y-o-y in Q1 2019
  2. Domestic demand weakened considerably
  3. Conclusion: a very weak GDP report

Janne Ronkanen, Senior Economist | jaro06@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment Sweden — Strong headline GDP growth masks underlying weakness

  1. Withering economic climate, despite today's upside surprise in GDP
  2. Current mixed signals likely temporary August mist rather than early arrival of lasting October damp
  3. We stick to our forecast of a gradual cooling-off of the economy; we repeat no more Riksbank hikes this cycle

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se