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Results: listing 1 - 6 of 529 for “Monetary Policy”

Danish Comment — Danske nøgletal - uge 40: Nationalbanken holder krudtet tørt

  1. Valutareserven ventes omtrent uændret i september, når tallet offentliggøres tirsdag, trods den fortsat lidt svage krone over for EUR
  2. Onsdagens ejendomsstatistik for juli ventes at vise en fortsat tendens til en opbremsning i aktiviteten på lejlighedsmarkedet
  3. Fredagens tal for industriproduktionen ventes at vise en flad udvikling i august

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

Fast Comment Norway — A muted rebound in retail sales for the second month running

  1. Retail sales up by 0.6 percent in August, following 0.5 percent in July
  2. Close to market expectations
  3. Retail sales have disappointed over the summer, but we expect the rebound to continue in the coming months

Halfdan Grangård, Senior Economist | hagr11@handelsbanken.no

Fast Comment Norway — Dovish hike from Norges Bank

  1. Policy rate hiked by 25bp to 0.75%
  2. New policy rate path slightly lower, while we had expected it to be slightly higher
  3. Changes are small, though: still 6 hikes indicated by 2021 and next one seen in March 2019

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

EMU Comment — Growth outlook a little weaker; but acknowledges wage growth

  1. Little new information
  2. Growth outlook a little weaker, but rising wages noted
  3. December policy meeting possibly a bit more interesting

Rasmus Gudum-Sessingø, Senior Economist | ragu02@handelsbanken.dk

UK Comment — BoE: monetary policy unchanged, but tone slightly more dovish

  1. Policy rate unchanged at 0.75% - decision was unanimous
  2. Economic development broadly on track, but increased global risks and intensified Brexit uncertainty
  3. Brexit will force the BoE to stay on hold for the next two years, we believe

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

Fast Comment Norway — Stable growth signals from the Regional Network

  1. Regional Network signals stable growth outlook
  2. Taking the figures at face value, mainland GDP growth will land at 2.5 percent in 2018
  3. Norges Bank’s assessment of a rate rise in September remains intact

Halfdan Grangård, Senior Economist | hagr11@handelsbanken.no