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Fast Comment Norway — Core inflation far below Norges Bank’s estimates

  1. CPI-ATE at 1.2 percent, vs. Norges Bank 1.6 percent
  2. We still believe Norges Bank will hike its policy rate in September...
  3. ...but the isolated effect of softer inflation is for a lowering of the rate path

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

Fast Comment Norway — Preview: Core inflation (May) and Norges Bank’s Regional Network (Q2)

  1. Core inflation closer to Norges Bank's estimate
  2. Regional Network pointing to still-solid GDP growth, in our view...
  3. ...but the key question is: have we been too optimistic about growth in 2018?

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

Fast Comment Norway — House prices well above Norges Bank's short-term estimates

  1. House prices rose by 1.1 percent in May (S.A)
  2. Well above central bank's short-term estimates
  3. Norges Bank will see this as further reason to raise the policy rate in September, in our view

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

Fast Comment Norway — Registered unemployment fell in line with expectations in May

  1. Registered unemployment at 2.2 percent in May, as expected by us and consensus
  2. Still somewhat higher than anticipated by Norges Bank...
  3. ...but the deviation has narrowed, supporting a rate hike in September

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

Fast Comment Norway — Preview: Housing prices in May, manufacturing output in April

  1. Housing prices trending higher
  2. But the supply/demand balance and higher interest rates will have a dampening effect
  3. Manufacturing output probably rose in April

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

Fast Comment Norway — Credit indicator growth in line with market expectations; stable household debt growth

  1. Credit indicator growth at 6.3 percent in April, as expected
  2. Stable household debt growth
  3. Household debt growth lower than expected by Norges Bank, but housing prices on the strong side

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