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Fast Comment Norway — Policy rate kept on hold; outlook for the policy rate is mostly unchanged since December

  1. Norges Bank keeps its policy rate kept on hold, as widely expected
  2. Outlook for the policy rate is mostly unchanged since December
  3. We maintain our view that the policy rate will be hiked twice this year (March and September).

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

Fast Comment Norway — Strong labour market points to some further tightening from Norges Bank

  1. Survey unemployment down to 3.8 percent in November; expected 4.0 percent
  2. We continue to see scope for lower unemployment in 2019
  3. The data sits well with our outlook for some further tightening by Norges Bank

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

Fast Comment Norway — Preview: Policy rate on hold; neutral statement

  1. The policy rate is expected to remain unchanged at 0.75 percent; we also expect a neutral statement
  2. We maintain our call that NB will hike again in March
  3. Other upcoming data: We expect unemployment to continue to level out; still solid manufacturing signals

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

Fast Comment Norway — Norges Bank’s lending survey: higher lending rates, but unchanged demand

  1. Household credit demand mostly unchanged; as expected
  2. Credit standards for households mostly unchanged as well
  3. Our expectations for the housing market remain unchanged; modest rise in 2019

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

Fast Comment Norway — Inflation data continues to point to a rate hike in March

  1. CPI-ATE slightly down to 2.1 percent in Dec, following 2.2 percent in Nov
  2. A touch higher than expected: We and consensus had forecast 2.0 percent
  3. Norges Bank expected 1.9 percent, although signalled risks to the upside

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

Central bank calendar — 2019

• Federal Reserve
• European Central Bank
• Bank of England
• Riksbank
• Norges Bank
• Bank of Japan
• Swiss National Bank
• Reserve Bank of Australia
• Reserve Bank of New Zealand
• Bank of Canada

Kiran Sakaria, Junior Strategist | kisa02@handelsbanken.se