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Fast Comment Norway — Preview: Credit indicator growth (C2), survey and registered unemployment

  1. We expect a slight decline in household debt growth in January
  2. Further labour market improvements are expected...
  3. ...as we expect a slight decline in both survey and registered unemployment

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

Fast Comment Sweden — Unemployment in February

  1. Unemployment way below expectations...
  2. ...but there are several caveats to today's reading
  3. Riksbank will get March unemployment data at a very late stage in decision making process

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment US — Stellar employment but wage growth declines

  1. Payrolls increased 313,000 in February - markedly above expectations
  2. Unemployment rate was unchanged at 4.1 percent due to an increase in the participation rate
  3. Wage growth declined from 2.8 percent to 2.6 percent, which will take the edge off rate hike fears and support equity markets

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

Fast Comment Sweden — Preview of next week's macro data

  1. No distinct rebound after last month's inflation drop... yet
  2. Unemployment estimated to remain below our January forecast
  3. Inflation expectations survey due Thursday and housing price data due Wednesday

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment Norway — Modest decline in registered unemployment, as expected

  1. Modest decline in registered unemployment in February, as expected by the market
  2. Still lower than anticipated by Norges Bank
  3. On the other hand, survey unemployment has been higher than anticipated by Norges Bank

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

Fast Comment Sweden — GDP growth picking up, but not a sigh of relief for the Riksbank as labour costs remain sluggish

  1. GDP growth accelerates from an already healthy pace
  2. The late-cyclical labour cost rise is stubbornly slow, the drag on inflation easing only gradually
  3. Retail sales off to poor start for the new year

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se