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Fast Comment Norway — The unemployment rate continues to level out

  1. Small changes in registered unemployment, as expected
  2. Outcome perfectly in line with Norges Bank; neutral to the key policy rate path
  3. The labour market is not as tight as might be expected; no need for further rate hikes, in our view

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

Fast Comment Norway — LFS unemployment higher than expected at 3.8% in July

  1. Unemployment rate rises after strong growth in labour force
  2. Labour market less tight than Norges Bank previously thought

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

Fast Comment Finland — A good and a bad side to August labour market data

  1. Unemployment rate (SA) ticked up a notch during the summer months
  2. Employment rate (SA) increased slightly, to 72.5 percent
  3. Mixed signs, but a labour market weakening is likely to follow

Janne Ronkanen, Senior Economist | jaro06@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment Norway — Preview: Survey and registered unemployment

  1. Unemployment has levelled out this year, even though employment growth has remained solid
  2. This because labour force participation has picked up as well
  3. Labour market is not as tight as one might think; fairly moderate wage growth ahead

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

Fast Comment Sweden — Another labour market shock - unemployment now a concern for Riksbank and government

  1. Contrary to expectations and other signals from the labour market, unemployment rises after last month's shock
  2. Unemployment is trending uncomfortably high compared to Riksbank and government forecasts
  3. Adds to our view that the Riksbank will ultimately call off planned rate rises

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se

UK Comment — Resilient UK labour market, but weakness starting to show

  1. Unemployment rate down, as labour force growth weaker than employment
  2. Wage growth could have reached its peak
  3. With Brexit unresolved, the BoE will likely sit still next week

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