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Fast Comment Norway — Housing prices continue to rise at a modest pace (and the same goes for Oslo)

  1. Housing prices up 0.5 percent in May, up 0.2 percent in Oslo
  2. Both supply and demand are currently boosted; hence, small changes to the price trend
  3. We stick to our outlook of modestly rising housing prices

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

Fast Comment Norway — Registered unemployment rate up from 2.2 percent to 2.3 percent in May; now in line with Norges Bank's projection

  1. Registered unemployment increased by 500 people (s.a.) in May
  2. That tipped the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate from 2.2 percent to 2.3 percent
  3. Overall labour market developments in line with Norges Bank's expectation

Halfdan Grangård, Senior Economist | hagr11@handelsbanken.no

Fast Comment Norway — Dagens morgenrapport kommer som Fast Comment (tekniske problemer)

  1. Trump innfører toll mot all vareimport fra Mexico, truer med videre opptrapping frem mot høsten
  2. Svake kinesiske nøkkeltall i natt, industrisentimentet er igjen nede i negativt territorium
  3. Her hjemme: Registrert arbeidsledighet (NAV) falt trolig videre i mai

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

Fast Comment Norway — Retail spending up 1.8 percent in April, well above expectations

  1. Retail spending up 1.8 percent in April, above consensus at 0.3 percent and our estimate at 0.8 percent
  2. Making up for a surprisingly weak trend earlier this year
  3. Rate hike in June, and we also stress an increased probability of a third hike during H2

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

Fast Comment Norway — Oil and gas investment survey: Sharp increase in petroleum investments in 2019

  1. Petroleum investments rising faster than expected by Norges Bank
  2. Implies a higher probability for a third rate hike during the second half of 2019
  3. Uncertain outlook for 2020, however, as the basis for comparison is weak

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

Fast Comment Norway — Preview: registered unemployment and retail spending

  1. Registered unemployment trending lower, although the decline in April was probably a bit exaggerated
  2. Retail spending probably rebounded a bit further in April, but overall trend still tame
  3. Overall, figures are supporting Norges Bank's arguments for a rate hike in June

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