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Fast Comment Sweden — May unemployment and preview of June sentiment indicators

  1. Unemployment trending down - we consider revising down forecast once again
  2. June sentiment indicators expected to support our forecast for an orderly cooling down of GDP
  3. Inflation expectations among consumers will continue to rise

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se

UK Comment — Labour market numbers broadly as expected

  1. Unemployment rate unchanged at 4.2 percent; regular pay growth down to 2.8 percent; total pay growth stays flat
  2. Year-on-year wage growth appears to have peaked and should decelerate further as base effect dissipates
  3. So far, numbers are fairly in line with the Bank of England's estimates

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

Fast Comment Norway — Registered unemployment fell in line with expectations in May

  1. Registered unemployment at 2.2 percent in May, as expected by us and consensus
  2. Still somewhat higher than anticipated by Norges Bank...
  3. ...but the deviation has narrowed, supporting a rate hike in September

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

EMU Comment — Inflation back in line with the ECB's target

  1. Inflation surprised on the upside, as hinted by recent price data
  2. Inflation surging above the ECB's forecast
  3. Unemployment gap is now closed

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

Fast Comment Sweden — Swedish economy in full swing...for now; preview of this week's key macro data

  1. Economy at full speed, GDP outcome is expected show (Wednesday)
  2. But leading indicators will continue to signal a dampening ahead (Tuesday)
  3. Wage increases keep rising in the latter phase of the global cycle (Wednesday)

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment Norway — LFS unemployment in line with our and market expectations

  1. LFS unemployment unchanged at 3.9 percent in March
  2. Outcome in line with our and market expectations
  3. No deviation compared to Norges Bank, but registered unemployment has been running higher

Halfdan Grangård, Senior Economist | hagr11@handelsbanken.no