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Fast Comment Norway — Labour force survey shows unemployment stabilising

  1. LFS unemployment at 4.1 percent in December, unchanged from November
  2. In line with market expectations, but higher than anticipated by Norges Bank
  3. However, registered unemployment was lower than expected; in all, neutral to the key policy rate

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

Fast Comment Norway — Preview: Labour force survey and investment survey oil and gas

  1. Survey unemployment probably declined in December, to 4.0 percent
  2. Investment survey probably revised sharply upward
  3. But Norges Bank has already taken this into account

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

Fast Comment Norway — Mainland GDP growth still stronger than trend

  1. Mainland GDP growth at 0.6% in Q4 after 0.7% in Q3 (revised from 0.6%)
  2. Growth pulled down by oil-related activities in Q4, but should be temporary
  3. Development well in line with Norges Bank's forecast

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

CPI-ATE clearly undershoots expectations in January —

  1. CPI-ATE at 1.1 percent in January, down from 1.4 percent in December
  2. Clearly weaker than Norges Bank's estimate of 1.4 percent
  3. Air fares and clothing and shoes pulled down the y-o-y rate

Halfdan Grangård, Senior Economist | hagr11@handelsbanken.no

Fast Comment Norway — Preview: Manufacturing output, core inflation and Mainland GDP

  1. Manufacturing output trending upwards
  2. Core inflation expected at 1.3 percent in January, slightly down from 1.4 percent in December
  3. 4Q mainland GDP growth estimated at 0.7 percent q-o-q, up from 0.6 percent in Q3

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

Fast Comment Norway — Significant decline in registered unemployment

  1. Registered unemployment at 2.6 percent (unadjusted) vs. market expectations of 2.7 percent
  2. Seasonally adjusted rate declined to 2.37 percent, down from 2.49 percent in December
  3. Significantly below Norges Bank's short-term estimate

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