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EMU Comment — Inflation weaker than expected; but seasonal distortions

  1. Core inflation surprisingly weak
  2. Might delay next exit step from the ECB

Rasmus Gudum-Sessingø, Senior Economist | ragu02@handelsbanken.dk

Fast Comment Sweden — Last week's data digest and preview of March business sector production

  1. Retail sales catching up with the sector's relatively optimistic sentiment
  2. Cost pressure firming, but last week sent mixed signals
  3. Production growth expected to have shone brightly in March, but clouds are forming on the horizon

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se

UK Comment — UK inflation weaker than expected in March

  1. CPI inflation down to 2.5 percent and core CPI inflation down to 2.3 percent in March - weaker than expected
  2. Cost pressure still high, but trending downward
  3. Inflation not weak enough to prevent rate hike in May

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

Fast Comment Sweden — Inflation in March: Riksbank to delay rate hike

  1. Inflation back in line with Riksbank forecast
  2. Driven by surprisingly high energy prices; underlying inflation also looks decent
  3. Riksbank to delay rate hike, as core inflation disappointment tips the balance

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment Norway — CPI-ATE continues to run below central bank estimates

  1. CPI-ATE was 1.2 percent in March, down from 1.4 percent in February and well below expectations
  2. HCMe and Norges Bank forecast was 1.5 percent in March; consensus was 1.4 percent
  3. Deviation explained by prices for imported consumer goods

Marius Gonsholt Hov, Senior Economist | maho60@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