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Fast Comment Norway — Retail sales rose far more than expected in May

  1. Retail sales rose by 1.8 percent in May, clearly overshooting market expectations
  2. Household spending is now trending clearly upward
  3. Supports Norges Bank's arguments for a rate hike in September

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

Fast Comment Norway — Broad set of key data coming up, confirming solid GDP growth

  1. The labour market continues to strengthen; survey and registered unemployment trending lower
  2. Overall credit growth mostly unchanged; retail spending trending upwards
  3. The data will confirm NB's expectations of solid growth in the mainland economy

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

UK Comment — UK retail sales grew strongly in May

  1. Retail sales up 1.3 percent in May on the heels of strong growth in April
  2. Some of the strength in May was due to one-off effects
  3. Underlying consumption growth has strengthened, but not as much as May numbers could suggest

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

Fast Comment Norway — Steady upward pace in retail spending; supports a rate hike

  1. Retail spending up 0.6 percent in April; we expected 0.5 percent (consensus 0.4 percent)
  2. Previous data revised to show a steady upward pace
  3. Supports the case for a rate hike in September

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

Fast Comment Sweden — Swedish economy in full swing...for now; preview of this week's key macro data

  1. Economy at full speed, GDP outcome is expected show (Wednesday)
  2. But leading indicators will continue to signal a dampening ahead (Tuesday)
  3. Wage increases keep rising in the latter phase of the global cycle (Wednesday)

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment Norway — Preview: Investment survey, retail sales, credit growth, registered unemployment

  1. Petroleum investment: fFirst point-estimate given for 2019
  2. Household debt growth cooling; retail spending probably increased further in April
  3. Further downtrend in registered unemployment

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