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Fast Comment Norway — LFS unemployment down to 3.9 percent in February, somewhat better than expected

  1. LFS unemployment at 3.9 percent in February, down from 4.0 percent in January
  2. We and consensus expected 4.0 percent in February
  3. Registered figures more important to Norges Bank; April figures due tomorrow

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

Fast Comment Sweden — Unemployment in March

  1. Unemployment rebounds after unusual February drop
  2. Employment growth is slowing somewhat
  3. But the labour market stays strong throughout 2018

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment Norway — Preview: Registered unemployment in April; LFS unemployment in February

  1. Registered unemployment has been a little higher than Norges Bank expected; will the "gap" close?
  2. Survey unemployment has been little changed since August last year...
  3. ...and we expect an unchanged reading again this time

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

UK Comment — Labour market numbers leave BoE on track for May hike

  1. Unemployment rate down to 4.2%, beating the consensus
  2. Total pay unchanged at 2.8% (consensus: 3.0%); regular pay up to 2.8% from 2.6% (consensus: 2.8%)
  3. In line with BoE expectations

Kari Due-Andresen, Chief Economist Norway | kadu01@handelsbanken.no

Fast Comment US — Employment disappoints

  1. Payrolls rise by 103,000 people in March; weaker than expected
  2. Unempoyment rate unchanged at 4.1%; wage growth picks up to 2.7% (2.6%)
  3. Weak report does not alter our outlook for three more Fed hikes this year

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

Fast Comment Denmark — Solid growth in Q4, but overall picture still murky

  1. Despite a small downward revision, GDP growth ended 2017 on a strong note
  2. One-off payment from abroad still clouds the picture
  3. Labour market in good health with new drop in unemployment in February

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