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Fast Comment Norway — A busy macro week ahead: housing prices, Regional Network, manufacturing output and inflation

  1. Signs of improvements in the housing market
  2. Regional Network and manufacturing output point to robust growth
  3. Core inflation is expected to stay below Norges Bank’s short-term estimates

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

Fast Comment Finland — Finnish GDP grew by 3.0 percent in 2017

  1. GDP grew by 3.0 percent in 2017 – Q4 growth of 0.7/2.7 percent q-o-q/y-o-y
  2. Investments and net exports contributed the most to 2017 y-o-y GDP growth
  3. This is as good as it gets

Tiina Helenius, Chief Economist Finland | tihe01@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment Sweden — GDP growth picking up, but not a sigh of relief for the Riksbank as labour costs remain sluggish

  1. GDP growth accelerates from an already healthy pace
  2. The late-cyclical labour cost rise is stubbornly slow, the drag on inflation easing only gradually
  3. Retail sales off to poor start for the new year

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment Denmark — Strong finish to 2017, but a messy picture

  1. GDP grew 1.0 percent q-o-q in Q4 - stronger than expected
  2. Large inventory fluctuations have affected the outcome, and in H2 quarterly GDP growth averaged only 0.1 percent
  3. For 2017 growth ended at 2.1 percent, but without a one-off payment from abroad growth would only have been 1.7 percent

Jes Asmussen, Chief Economist Denmark | jeas01@handelsbanken.dk

Danish Comment — Stærk afslutning på 2017 - men et rodet billede

  1. Dansk økonomi voksede med 1,0% q-o-q i 4. kvartal og sluttede dermed året af med bravour
  2. Store lagerforskydninger har dog påvirket den økonomiske udvikling, og i 2. halvår var den gennemsnitlige kvartalsvækst kun på 0,1%
  3. Væksten endte på 2,1% i 2017, men uden en enkeltstående betaling fra udlandet ville væksten kun have været 1,7%

Jes Asmussen, Chief Economist Denmark | jeas01@handelsbanken.dk

Fast Comment Sweden — Thinking, fast and slow, in a week boasting a string of prominent macro indicators

  1. Crucial to dig deeper than headline indicators in Tuesday's sentiment surveys
  2. Will labour costs support the Riksbank's inflation target - Wednesday's National Acounts release not merely a GDP affair
  3. Will retail sales be revised down once more?

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se