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Fast Comment Norway — Registered unemployment fell somewhat further in June; as expected

  1. Registered unemployment at 2.2 percent in June, as expected
  2. The seasonally adjusted rate edged down to 2.31 percent, following 2.34 percent in May
  3. Well in line with Norges Bank's short-term estimates

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

Fast Comment Norway — LFS unemployment fell more than anticipated in April

  1. LFS unemployment at 3.7 percent in April, down from 3.9 percent in March
  2. Lower than expected; we and consensus expected 3.8 percent, Norges Bank 3.84 percent
  3. Figures for registered unemployment are due this Friday

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

Fast Comment Finland — Labour market improvement continues more rapidly than expected

  1. Unemployment rate (S.A.) decreased to 7.6 percent in May
  2. Employment increased by 90,000 people y-o-y
  3. A positive surprise with strong employment gains

Janne Ronkanen, Senior Economist | jaro06@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment Norway — Broad set of key data coming up, confirming solid GDP growth

  1. The labour market continues to strengthen; survey and registered unemployment trending lower
  2. Overall credit growth mostly unchanged; retail spending trending upwards
  3. The data will confirm NB's expectations of solid growth in the mainland economy

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

Fast Comment Sweden — May unemployment and preview of June sentiment indicators

  1. Unemployment trending down - we consider revising down forecast once again
  2. June sentiment indicators expected to support our forecast for an orderly cooling down of GDP
  3. Inflation expectations among consumers will continue to rise

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se

UK Comment — Labour market numbers broadly as expected

  1. Unemployment rate unchanged at 4.2 percent; regular pay growth down to 2.8 percent; total pay growth stays flat
  2. Year-on-year wage growth appears to have peaked and should decelerate further as base effect dissipates
  3. So far, numbers are fairly in line with the Bank of England's estimates

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