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UK Comment — UK inflation weaker than expected in March

  1. CPI inflation down to 2.5 percent and core CPI inflation down to 2.3 percent in March - weaker than expected
  2. Cost pressure still high, but trending downward
  3. Inflation not weak enough to prevent rate hike in May

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

Fast Comment Sweden — Inflation in March: Riksbank to delay rate hike

  1. Inflation back in line with Riksbank forecast
  2. Driven by surprisingly high energy prices; underlying inflation also looks decent
  3. Riksbank to delay rate hike, as core inflation disappointment tips the balance

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment Norway — CPI-ATE continues to run below central bank estimates

  1. CPI-ATE was 1.2 percent in March, down from 1.4 percent in February and well below expectations
  2. HCMe and Norges Bank forecast was 1.5 percent in March; consensus was 1.4 percent
  3. Deviation explained by prices for imported consumer goods

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

Fast Comment US — Employment disappoints

  1. Payrolls rise by 103,000 people in March; weaker than expected
  2. Unempoyment rate unchanged at 4.1%; wage growth picks up to 2.7% (2.6%)
  3. Weak report does not alter our outlook for three more Fed hikes this year

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

Fast Comment Sweden — Preview of March inflation

  1. Expect a surge in inflation...
  2. ...but the spike is temporary, as the CPI is once again riding the airfares rollercoaster
  3. Underlying inflation on an upward trend, giving the Riksbank an opportunity to stay the course at April meeting

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment Norway — Preview: Core inflation in March (Tuesday) and manufacturing output in February (Monday)

  1. CPI-ATE probably rose to 1.5 percent in March from 1.4 percent in February
  2. In line with central bank estimates
  3. Manufacturing output likely returned to growth in February

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