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Fast Comment Sweden — Calm down! Inflation is "low" but March reading offered little news

  1. Inflation remains far below Riksbank path, but no new surprises today
  2. Cases for both sides of the argument about hiking the policy rate or not
  3. Our main scenario is still a Riksbank hike in September

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment Sweden — Week ahead: Inflation and production both slowing, but 2019 outlook differs between the two

  1. Inflation expected well below Riksbank's forecast in last reading ahead of policy meeting
  2. Harder to disentangle the signal from the noise, but we forecast near-term rise in underlying inflation
  3. Worsening outlook for business sector output

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment Norway — Core inflation expected to have eased slightly in March

  1. We expect the CPI-ATE at 2.5 percent in March, slightly down from 2.6 percent in February
  2. Norges Bank is expecting 2.6 percent
  3. Deviation not significant; we continue to expect the next rate hike to come in September

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

Fast Comment Sweden — February CPI shows no inflation rebound after last month's lower-than-expected reading

  1. Inflation eased marginally and underlying inflation appears to have remained muted
  2. Mopping up the package tour mess, part II: As expected, no rebound in travel prices
  3. Diminishing probability of Riksbank hike this year, but we maintain our forecast of a September move

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment Norway — Core inflation in February: significantly higher than expected

  1. The CPI-ATE rose sharply to 2.6 percent in February, well above expectations
  2. We and consensus had 2.1 percent, Norges Bank 2.0 percent
  3. Important factor in the call for a rate hike at the upcoming policy rate meeting

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

Fast Comment Sweden — Preview of February CPI: no immediate rebound after lower-than-expected inflation last month

  1. Inflation expected sideways at 2 percent, while underlying inflation stays muted
  2. Unusually large risks to February estimate, after broad range of downside surprises last month
  3. Mopping up the package tour mess, part II?

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se