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Results: listing 1 - 6 of 536 for “Monetary Policy”

EMU Comment — ECB: "Continuous confidence with increasing caution"

  1. The end of asset purchases is a fact
  2. Risks are still broadly balanced
  3. ECB delivered a vague dovish signal

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

Fast Comment Norway — Norges Bank keeps policy rate at 0.75 percent, as expected, and lowers policy rate trajectory slightly

  1. The two planned interest rate hikes in 2019 intact, while one hike is removed from the period 2020-21
  2. International factors pull down, while domestic factors pull slightly up
  3. We believe all hikes after 2019 eventually will be postponed

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

Fast Comment Norway — Housing prices down 0.5 percent in November; somewhat weaker than expected but too early to call the start of a down trend

  1. Housing prices at -0.5 percent m-o-m in November, seasonally adjusted
  2. Oslo a touch weaker: -0.6 percent, seasonally adjusted
  3. Too early to conclude that the trend has shifted downwards

Halfdan Grangård, Senior Economist | hagr11@handelsbanken.no

Danish Comment — Danske nøgletal - uge 49: Ingen intervention, lejligheder under pres og fald i industriproduktion

  1. Der er stadig ikke tegn på at Nationalbanken har interveneret, så valutareserven ses uændret i november
  2. Torsdagens og fredagens boligstatistik ventes at vise færre handler, større udbud og lavere prisvækst for lejlighedsmarkedet
  3. Fredagens tal for industriproduktionen ventes at vise et nyt fald på 1,0% m/m i oktober

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

UK Comment — BoE kept policy rate and guiding unchanged - expects Brexit fog to clear soon

  1. Policy rate kept unchanged at 0.75%, vote was unanimous; QE programme also unchanged
  2. Forecast mostly unchanged
  3. Brexit uncertainty takes centre stage - the BoE chooses to be optimistic

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

UK Comment — Preview Bank of England: The MPC to wait and see

  1. Monetary policy to be left unchanged
  2. New data since August somewhat on the strong side
  3. Downside risks warrant cautiousness

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