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UK Comment — Preview Bank of England

  1. We expect no change to monetary policy or guidance tomorrow
  2. Economic developments broadly in line with BoE forecast

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

UK Comment — UK labour market numbers mixed

  1. Employment growth weaker, but wage growth a little stronger than expected
  2. Surveys suggest employment growth could strengthen ahead
  3. Labour market numbers broadly in line with the BoE forecast

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

UK Comment — CPI at 3.1 percent in November, in line with the BoE’s forecast

  1. CPI inflation up to 3.1 percent in November, lifted by volatile air fares
  2. Core inflation in line with consensus at 2.7 percent y-o-y
  3. PPIs and GBP exchange rate suggest CPI close to peaking

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

UK Comment — Dovish hike from the Bank of England

  1. The MPC voted 7-2 to increase the bank rate to 0.5 percent, the vote to leave QE unchanged was unanimous
  2. Outlook little changed, hawkish language toned down
  3. 'One and done', we argue

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

UK Comment — Close call for the Bank of England

  1. Surprisingly hawkish signals from the BoE has made the market expect a hike next week
  2. A bad decision, in our view, but some members will probably want to hike
  3. Close, but we believe the majority of the MPC will prefer to wait for more proof

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

UK Comment — UK GDP growth stronger than expected in Q3 at +0.4% q-o-q

  1. GDP growth at +0.4% in Q3, up from 0.3% in Q2
  2. Growth buoyed by services and manufacturing, while construction output fell for the second quarter in a row
  3. Figures should not weigh too heavily on the BoE’s decision next week

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