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Fast Comment Sweden — Inflation in October

  1. Inflation roughly in line with expectations
  2. Core inflation holding up well - Riksbank will not be worried by this outcome

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se

Macro Comment Sweden — The EURSEK revisited

The Swedish krona has weakened lately, and as we do not see any near-term triggers for a marked decline in the EURSEK, we revise our forecast for Q4 to 9.60 (previously: 9.30). Moreover, we now expect the decline in the EURSEK in 2018 to be less pronounced, as the main driver, namely a turnaround in the Riksbank's policy, is not on the cards until the second half of the year.

Claes Måhlén, Chief Strategist | clma02@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment Sweden — Riksbank monetary policy decision: On hold and uneventful, as widely expected

  1. The Riksbank keeps rate at the lowest ever, -0.50 percent; refrains from changing QE
  2. Is the Riksbank close to ticking any boxes on to-do-list?
  3. Extension of FX intervention mandate for signalling purposes only

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment Sweden — Riksbank monetary policy decision

  1. The Riksbank on hold, as widely expected
  2. Cautious decision not to drive krona stronger
  3. Upward revision in medium-term inflation a sign of upcoming changes in policy stance

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment Norway — Labour market preview (Wednesday)

  1. LFS unemployment expected at 4.3 percent in June
  2. Unchanged from May, and well in line with Norges Bank's estimate
  3. Firmer employment pulling more people back into the labour force; slow downtrend in unemployment

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

Swedish Rate Wrap — Riksbank not rocking the boat, despite record high inflation

This summer has offered several pieces of evidence that Sweden's economy is performing strongly. Second-quarter GDP was significantly higher than seen during the first three months and the July rate of inflation exceeded 2 per cent. Regarding the latter, we are convinced that this is of a temporary nature. The extremely expansionary monetary policy is becoming more and more difficult to explain. On the other side of the scales are a stronger krona and the ECB. However, ahead of the Riksbank's September meeting, we think that any potential hawks on the Executive Board will keep a low profile, and we don't anticipate any news about the repo rate path or any other essential communication.  For more details, see page 3.