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Fast Comment Norway — Preview: Registered unemployment in April; LFS unemployment in February

  1. Registered unemployment has been a little higher than Norges Bank expected; will the "gap" close?
  2. Survey unemployment has been little changed since August last year...
  3. ...and we expect an unchanged reading again this time

Marius Gonsholt Hov, Senior Economist |

UK Comment — Labour market numbers leave BoE on track for May hike

  1. Unemployment rate down to 4.2%, beating the consensus
  2. Total pay unchanged at 2.8% (consensus: 3.0%); regular pay up to 2.8% from 2.6% (consensus: 2.8%)
  3. In line with BoE expectations

Kari Due-Andresen, Chief Economist Norway |

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 |

Fast Comment Denmark — Solid growth in Q4, but overall picture still murky

  1. Despite a small downward revision, GDP growth ended 2017 on a strong note
  2. One-off payment from abroad still clouds the picture
  3. Labour market in good health with new drop in unemployment in February

Jes Asmussen, Chief Economist Denmark |

Danish Comment — Reviderede væksttal er pæne men også stadig noget rod

  1. Trods lille nedrevidering viser BNP-tallene fortsat en stærk afslutning på 2017
  2. Enkeltstående betaling fra udlandet forstyrrer fortsat vækstbilledet
  3. Arbejdsmarkedet er dog i fin form med et nyt fald i ledigheden i februar

Jes Asmussen, Chief Economist Denmark |

Fast Comment Sweden — March sentiment indicators and new NIER macro forecast

  1. Economic sentiment still elevated, supporting further strenghtening of business cycle in 2018
  2. Employment plans did not fall further - we will revise down our unemployment forecast
  3. The NIER remain more pessimistic than us on inflation, and revise down its Riksbank outlook

Johan Löf, Senior Economist |