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Fast Comment Norway — Household consumption running below Norges Bank’s estimates

  1. Retail sales up 0.8 percent in July, we and consensus expected 0.6 and 0.4 percent respectively
  2. The trend is still tame and goods consumption was down sharply in July
  3. Household consumption running below Norges Bank's estimates

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

Fast Comment Sweden — Household spending so far resisting the drag from global worries; July retail sales above our estimate

  1. Retail sales in line with consensus, but better than our estimate
  2. Retail sector confidence: Talk is cheap? Or, will sales actually start to deteriorate this autumn?
  3. Our GDP forecast for 2020 is below consensus, but hinges on household consumption staying robust

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment Norway — Preview: GDP, retail sales and registered unemployment

  1. Mainland GDP growth bouncing back from a temporary slowdown
  2. Retail spending supported by solid fundamentals
  3. The downtrend in unemployment has slowed a bit, probably due to increased supply

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

Fast Comment Norway — Retail spending fell by 0.4 percent in June, significantly weaker than expected

  1. Retail sales fell by 0.4 percent in June, well below expectations...
  2. ...we and consensus expected +0.7 and +0.5 percent, respectively
  3. Still a rebound in Q2, due to a sharp increase in April; outcome still more modest than expected

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

Fast Comment Norway — Preview: Retail spending and registered unemployment

  1. Small changes to the near-term unemployment rate (registered)
  2. Solid rebound in retail spending in Q2
  3. For the moment, the Norwegian economy is escaping the global slowdown

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

Fast Comment Sweden — Retail sales plunged in May but year-to-date trend remains healthy; Riksbank policy announcement and May business sector production in week ahead

  1. After a buoyant outcome in April, retail sales plummeted in May, but 2019 so far gives some boost to GDP
  2. Riksbank on hold next week but tweaks forward guidance, as solid inflation provides breathing space
  3. Cooling off on the economy continues and in May we think manufacturing has dragged down overall production

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se