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Fast Comment Norway — Retail spending contracted by 0.6 percent in February; well below expectations

  1. Retail spending contracted by 0.6 percent in February, the third consecutive month of decline
  2. The outcome was well below expectations
  3. It has become harder to claim the trend is pointing upward

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

Fast Comment Norway — Preview: Housing prices in March and credit indicator growth in February (due Thursday, April 5)

  1. Housing prices in March and C2 in February, due Thursday April 5
  2. We reiterate our assessment: soft landing
  3. Credit indicator growth probably picked up due to non-financial corporations

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

Fast Comment Norway — Preview of retail sales in February (due next Wednesday)

  1. We estimate retail sales rose by 0.7 percent in Feb, following -0.4 percent in Jan
  2. January was a negative surprise, but retail spending has posted a net gain over the past 3 months
  3. Retail spending is backed by solid employment growth and rising real wages

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

Fast Comment Norway — Registered unemployment a touch higher than expected, but small changes over the past months

  1. Registered unemployment at 2.5 percent in March, unchanged from February
  2. A touch above market expectations at 2.4 percent
  3. Also a touch above NB, but deviation not significant

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

Fast Comment Norway — Survey unemployment a touch lower in January; as widely expected

  1. LFS unemployment at 4.0 percent in January, down from 4.1 percent in December
  2. The outcome was as we and consensus expected
  3. Also well in line with Norges Bank

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

Fast Comment Norway — Credit indicator growth fell a bit more than expected in January

  1. C2 down to 6.1 percent in Jan, following 6.4 percent in Dec
  2. A bit below market expectations (6.2 percent in Jan)
  3. Lower debt growth for both households and non-financial corporations

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