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Results: listing 7 - 12 of 293 for “Consumer Surveys”

Fast Comment Sweden — Week ahead: GDP recoils after the growth spurt toward the end of last year

  1. GDP growth cooling, but Q1 in isolation expected to be an overstatement of this trend
  2. For the near-term GDP outlook, housing investment is key - more hard data tomorrow!
  3. In other news, retail sales and economic sentiment indicators are also easing, we expect

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment Sweden — Three charts the Riksbank had wanted to see before the monetary policy decision announced today

  1. April sentiment surveys: headline indicators roughly in line with expectations
  2. More interestingly, construction sector medium-term expectations stay depressed...
  3. ...while overall resource utilisation and firms' inflation expectations remain quite high

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment Finland — Consumer confidence showing signs of stabilising

  1. Consumer confidence increased slightly in March
  2. More pessimistic about the Finnish unemployment situation in 12 months time
  3. Optimism toward consumers’ own economy does not carry over to spending

Janne Ronkanen, Senior Economist | jaro06@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment Sweden — Mixed signals from March sentiment indicators

  1. As expected, manufacturing confidence fell, but the move was sharper
  2. The signal has been visible in new orders for quite some time
  3. Overall, we see the outcome as neutral to our GDP forecast and stick to our Riksbank call

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment Finland — Consumer confidence fell to its lowest level since September 2016, but still above the long-term average

  1. Consumer confidence weakened to 15.5 in February
  2. Expectations about Finland’s economy have deteriorated significantly y-o-y
  3. Despite a favourable current financial situation, household spending intentions remain subdued

Janne Ronkanen, Senior Economist | jaro06@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment Sweden — February surveys show mixed signals

  1. ETI shows continued strength in the economy
  2. Mainly driven by a strong manufacturing sector
  3. However, households stay surprisingly pessimistic

Helena Bornevall (parental leave), Senior Economist | hebo12@handelsbanken.se