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Fast Comment Sweden — Anticlimax in the making? Riksbank October decision due next week

  1. Main Riksbank scenario is unchanged repo forecast and communication
  2. We see first policy rate hike in February, but will we be forced to revert to our previous December call?
  3. Week ahead: key quarterly sentiment data to set tone for business cycle outlook

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment Sweden — A sigh of relief for the Riksbank; September CPI data mostly strong

  1. Key inflation indicators somewhat stronger than expected...
  2. ...as signals on underlying inflation strengthen
  3. Highly determined Riksbank can tick another box on the route to its rate hike

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment Sweden — Slightly later rate hike but stronger conviction; follow up after Riksbank policy rate decision

  1. Somewhat dovish compared to our expectations, hawkish compared to market
  2. We forecast a hike in February 2019, considering the inflation outlook
  3. Upward pressure on short-term interest rates, stronger krona

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment Sweden — Riksbank monetary policy decision

  1. Conflicting signals in a decision that surprised somewhat on the dovish side
  2. Will upcoming inflation prints be sufficient for the Riksbank to hike?
  3. Need to assess the Riksbank outlook

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment Sweden — Week ahead: Business sector production weak and Riksbank on hold

  1. Production slump in July, but decent outlook going forward
  2. The Riksbank will stay on course for December hike, we expect
  3. Leaving no stone unturned: Are service prices about to become less of a worry for the Riksbank?

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment Sweden — Inflation in July: better in line with the Riksbank after last month's miss

  1. Above the Riksbank's target
  2. Question marks surrounding CPIF excluding energy
  3. But underlying inflation holds up OK - we keep our Riksbank call

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se