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Fast Comment US — Strong employment gains, but moderate wage growth

  1. Strong employment gains; continued strong labour market
  2. Moderate wage growth
  3. We expect job growth to slow down and the Fed’s next move will be to cut rates

Anders Bergvall, Senior Economist | anbe83@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment Norway — Registered unemployment fell further in March, as expected

  1. Registered unemployment down as expected; broadly in line with Norges Bank as well
  2. The adjusted unemployment rate now stands at 2.3 pct, as NB has expected for Q1 and Q2
  3. We stick to our call for the next rate hike to come in September

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

Fast Comment Norway — Survey unemployment rose to 3.9 percent in January, above expectations

  1. LFS unemployment at 3.9 percent in January, up from 3.7 percent in December
  2. We and consensus expected 3.6 and 3.7 percent
  3. The outcome was also weaker than anticipated by Norges Bank

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

Fast Comment Finland — Labour market still robust in February

  1. Unemployment rate (SA) 6.5 percent in February
  2. Employment increased by 34,000 people y-o-y
  3. We expect labour shortages to moderate employment growth further

Janne Ronkanen, Senior Economist | jaro06@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment Norway — Preview: Labour market figures and retail spending

  1. Scope for lower unemployment ahead
  2. Still a tame trend in retail spending, but probably some pickup in February
  3. We maintain our view that the next rate hike will come in September

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

Fast Comment Sweden — Labour market keeps on improving, a turn for the worse is still some way off

  1. February unemployment in line with expectations
  2. We see further downside to the jobless rate, despite spike in layoffs statistics
  3. Later this year, however, the cooling economy will take its toll on jobs

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se