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Fast Comment Sweden — March housing prices slightly up as the trend remains remarkably stable

  1. Housing prices up compared to a year ago, but start to 2019 not particularly strong
  2. Broad-based stabilisation in prices for existing homes, but concerns about new construction have not vanished
  3. Week ahead: plenty of interest in housing market developments (Riksbank, NIER Survey)

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment Sweden — Calm down! Inflation is "low" but March reading offered little news

  1. Inflation remains far below Riksbank path, but no new surprises today
  2. Cases for both sides of the argument about hiking the policy rate or not
  3. Our main scenario is still a Riksbank hike in September

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment Sweden — February CPI shows no inflation rebound after last month's lower-than-expected reading

  1. Inflation eased marginally and underlying inflation appears to have remained muted
  2. Mopping up the package tour mess, part II: As expected, no rebound in travel prices
  3. Diminishing probability of Riksbank hike this year, but we maintain our forecast of a September move

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment Sweden — Preview of January CPI: Setting the stage for 2019 inflation outlook

  1. Inflation to pick up, but less than Riksbank expects
  2. Is the yearly CPI basket change effect a risk to the Riksbank's 2019 outlook?
  3. Some January risks more temporary in nature, and overall we are positive on 2019 inflation

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment Sweden — Riksbank holds rates, repeats autumn rate-hike plans

  1. Riksbank holds rates, repeats autumn rate-hike plans
  2. Krona strengthens, rates a touch higher
  3. Autumn hike still our baseline scenario

Claes Måhlén, Chief Strategist | clma02@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment Sweden — Inflation still above target, but no policy change expected at Riksbank's February meeeting

  1. All is set for an uneventful policy meeting
  2. But upcoming repo rate rises also uncertain
  3. The Riksbank is not ready to end QE and will not be hasty in announcing its intentions, we believe

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se