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Fast Comment Norway — A batch of data neutral to Norges Bank

  1. Regional Network: expectations little changed since February
  2. Registered unemployment at 2.8 percent (unadjusted) in April, in line with expectations
  3. Neutral to the key policy rate path

Marius Gonsholt Hov, Economist | maho60@handelsbanken.no

Fast Comment Finland — Consumer confidence remains high, but unemployment rate has stabilised

  1. Unemployment rate 8.7 percent in March
  2. Consumer confidence remains high
  3. Unemployment rate has stabilised despite optimism in employment surveys

Janne Ronkanen, Economist | jaro06@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment Norway — Survey unemployment increased a little in February; in line with expectations

  1. LFS unemployment at 4.3 percent in February, up from 4.2 percent in January
  2. Survey unemployment has trended lower since the summer of 2016

Halfdan Grangård, Economist | hagr11@handelsbanken.no

Fast Comment Sweden — Unexpected employment strength

  1. SA unemployment rate in March 6.4 percent (estimated 6.7 percent)
  2. Y-o-y drop in unemployment rate: 0.9 p.p. (SA and UNSA)

Anders Brunstedt, Economist | anbr42@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment Sweden — Slow decrease in unemployment likely to continue

  1. Forecast on March unemployment rate: 6.7/7.3 percent (SA, UNSA)
  2. Our outlook: unemployment rate not likely to fall below 6.5 percent

Anders Brunstedt, Economist | anbr42@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment US — March payrolls were much weaker than expected

  1. March unemployment rate declined to 4.5 percent, from 4.7 percent in February
  2. Hourly earnings were in line with expectations
  3. Our view: last hike in Q1 2018, first cut in H1 2019

Petter Lundvik, Economist | pelu16@handelsbanken.se