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Fast Comment Norway — Retail spending fell by 0.4 percent in June, significantly weaker than expected

  1. Retail sales fell by 0.4 percent in June, well below expectations...
  2. ...we and consensus expected +0.7 and +0.5 percent, respectively
  3. Still a rebound in Q2, due to a sharp increase in April; outcome still more modest than expected

Marius Gonsholt Hov, Senior Economist |

Fast Comment Norway — Preview: Retail spending and registered unemployment

  1. Small changes to the near-term unemployment rate (registered)
  2. Solid rebound in retail spending in Q2
  3. For the moment, the Norwegian economy is escaping the global slowdown

Marius Gonsholt Hov, Senior Economist |

Fast Comment Sweden — Retail sales plunged in May but year-to-date trend remains healthy; Riksbank policy announcement and May business sector production in week ahead

  1. After a buoyant outcome in April, retail sales plummeted in May, but 2019 so far gives some boost to GDP
  2. Riksbank on hold next week but tweaks forward guidance, as solid inflation provides breathing space
  3. Cooling off on the economy continues and in May we think manufacturing has dragged down overall production

Johan Löf, Senior Economist |

Fast Comment Norway — Downward correction in retail spending; trend still positive

  1. Retail spending down 1.3 percent in May, largely as expected
  2. But given the solid increase in April, the outlook for Q2 as a whole remains positive
  3. Spending supported by growth in real disposable incomes (employment growth as well as real wage gains)

Marius Gonsholt Hov, Senior Economist |

Fast Comment Norway — Preview: Labour market figures and retail spending

  1. Unemployment trending lower on the back of still-solid employment growth
  2. Retail sales probably declined in May...
  3. ...but owing to a solid gain in April, the trend is still positive

Marius Gonsholt Hov, Senior Economist |

Fast Comment Sweden — Was poor household consumption in Q1 a temporary slump? April retail sales skyrocketed this morning

  1. Easter boost to food sales not cancelled by fall in durables, as we had expected
  2. But base case is recoil in May - Easter effect vanishes, indicators mixed and underlying weakness in overall Q1 household consumption
  3. Bottom line: we see decent consumption and retail outlook this year on the back of a strong labour market and income increases

Johan Löf, Senior Economist |