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Fast Comment Sweden — January inflation in line with expectations

  1. January CPIF inflation down to 1.6 percent (1.9 percent in December)
  2. January CPI inflation down to 1.4 percent (1.7 percent in December)
  3. We overestimated food prices; potential upside for February reading

Anders Brunstedt, Economist | anbr42@handelsbanken.se

UK Comment — UK inflation somewhat lower than expected in January, but cost pressure is building faster

  1. CPI inflation 1.8% y-o-y in January, up from 1.6% in December (consensus: 1.9%)
  2. Core inflation unchanged at 1.6% in January (consensus: 1.7%); PPI input inflation highest since 2008
  3. Inflation probably not high enough for the BoE to lift rates, we believe

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

Fast Comment Norway — Core inflation substantially below Norges Bank's estimate; downside risk to the policy rate path

  1. Core inflation at 2.1 percent y-o-y in January, following 2.5 percent in December
  2. Significantly below expectations; we estimated 2.4 percent, consensus at 2.6 percent
  3. Even greater deviation from Norges Bank's estimate at 2.9 percent; downside risk to the policy rate path

Marius Gonsholt Hov, Economist | maho60@handelsbanken.no

EMU Comment — Higher growth and inflation; lower unemployment

  1. Growth in 2016 was higher than expected
  2. Inflation spiked and unemployment fell
  3. Inflation close to the ECB's target

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

UK Comment — UK consumer prices increase faster than expected in December; CPI up 1.6% y-o-y

  1. CPI inflation 1.6% y-o-y in December, strongest rate since July 2014
  2. Building price pressures are increasingly passed on
  3. Inflation increasing somewhat faster than the BoE expected; although too early to conclude

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

Fast Comment Sweden — Highest CPIF inflation reading since December 2010

  1. CPIF inflation: 1.9 percent in December (1.6 in November)
  2. CPI inflation: 1.7 percent in December (1.4 in November)
  3. Highest CPIF reading since December 2010

Anders Brunstedt, Economist | anbr42@handelsbanken.se