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Fast Comment Sweden — Unemployment in August

  1. Unemployment surprises on the downside and falls below the trend
  2. Positive employment trend is waning; unemployment moving sideways
  3. Growth data helps explain lower labour market momentum

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se

UK Comment — UK unemployment rate lowest since 1979; wage growth stubbornly weak

  1. Unemployment rate falls to 4.3 percent, but wage growth unchanged at 2.1 percent
  2. Domestic cost pressure weak; BoE majority should be in no hurry to raise rates

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

Fast Comment Norway — Registered unemployment at 2.7 percent in August, as expected

  1. Unemployment rate at 2.7 percent in August, as expected
  2. Registered unemployment marginally below Norges Bank's forecast
  3. Further declines in the unemployment rate are likely to be limited

Halfdan Grangård, Senior Economist | hagr11@handelsbanken.no

Fast Comment Norway — Registered unemployment in August: a quick preview

  1. Registered unemployment expected at 2.7 percent in August, down from 2.8 percent in July
  2. Seasonally adjusted: 2.62 percent in August, following 2.66 percent in July
  3. Somewhat below Norges Bank's short-term estimates

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

Fast Comment Sweden — Unemployment in July

  1. Unemployment spikes above the recent trend
  2. Job openings bode for further disappointing unemployment readings ahead
  3. Lacklustre unemployment data less of a challenge for the Riksbank than the government?

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se

Sweden Comment — Preview of July unemployment (due Thursday morning)

  1. Unemployment in July expected to edge higher, back to recent trend
  2. Previously buoyant employment rate now plateauing at a high level
  3. Conflicting signals from leading indicators, but we still expect a turn for the worse in the coming year

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se