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Fast Comment Norway — Norges Bank hikes the policy rate and pulls the next hike forward

  1. Policy rate hiked to 1.25% in June, Norges Bank sees next hike by December
  2. Domestic factors pulled up short-term, while global risks pulled down longer-term
  3. Norges Bank’s sees 1-2 more hikes, we believe the June hike was the last

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

Fast Comment Norway — Preview Norges Bank - no change in May

    Policy rate to be kept unchanged at 1.0%Norges Bank’s Executive Board will meet on Thursday, May 9 to decide on monetary policy. There is no press conference after the May meeting; the central bank’s policy rate decision will be followed by a brief press release and a short assessment from the board about economic developments since March. It is as good as certain that the policy rate will be kept unchanged, at 1.

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

UK Comment — BoE in wait-and-see mode

  1. No change to policy; the votes were unanimous
  2. Forecast revisions mixed
  3. Brexit will prevent further hikes from the BoE, in our view

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

Fast Comment Norway — Norges Bank serves up a well-signalled rate hike and brings the next one forward

  1. Norges Bank hikes the policy rate to 1,00 percent and brings next hike forward
  2. Domestic activity and NOK pulling up while international factors and wage growth pulling down
  3. Norges Bank moves closer to our expectation

Halfdan Grangård, Senior Economist | hagr11@handelsbanken.no

Fast Comment Norway — Housing prices sideways in February (S.A.), Oslo recorded a second consecutive month of positive growth

  1. Housing prices sideways in February; Oslo up 0.3 percent (seasonally adjusted)
  2. Prices have risen faster than assumed by Norges Bank over the last few months
  3. Supports our case for a rate hike in March

Halfdan Grangård, Senior Economist | hagr11@handelsbanken.no

Danish Comment — Danske nøgletal - uge 6: Nationalbanken ventes at have interveneret (lidt) igen

  1. Valutareserven ventes at være faldet med ca. 4 mia. kr. i januar som følge af fortsat - om end mere begrænset - intervention fra Nationalbanken
  2. Industriproduktionen ventes at være faldet med 1,5% m/m i december
  3. Vareeksporten ventes at være faldet med 2% m/m i december, mens vi venter en lille stigning i importen

Jes Asmussen, Chief Economist Denmark | jeas01@handelsbanken.dk