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January 20, 2022
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Norway: all eyes back on inflation

  • The Norges Bank continues to signal further policy tightening as soon as March. Pandemic concerns have eased to a degree, replaced by surprise inflation. Growing capacity constraints and wage increases are pushing the tightening agenda. Further adverse pandemic developments remain the single-largest downside risk.

By James Pressler


January 10, 2022
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FLASH: Norway inflation in December-21

NO CPI 5.31 % (vs 4.80 %)


December 16, 2021
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Norway: a solid stick to rate hikes

  • Despite an expected pandemic hit to Q1 GDP, the Norges bank continues to signal further policy tightening as soon as March. The NB points to growing capacity constraints as driving further policy normalisation. We believe risks still skew to less tightening amid the potential for prolonged pandemic disruption around Europe.

By Ian Kernohan