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In one line: Still resilient.
In one line: Better than expected but still a gloomy start to the year.
In one line: Core inflation was still rising by the end of 2021, but it will fall in January.
- Retail sales data had a decent November, but online sales can't offset falling services spending.
- Germany is on track to meet our expectations for Q4 growth, but we're reducing our forecasts in France.
- EZ inflation has peaked; a strong rebound in the core will be a headache for the ECB in Q2 and Q3.
In one line: Goods spending rebounds but industrial production still in the doldrums.
In one line: Still hot, but also old news; both the headline and core will fall in January.
- The December PMIs indicate that EZ manufacturing production is now outpacing services output.
- German GDP growth underperformed in Q4, according to the PMIs; Spain did relatively well.
- French consumer sentiment remained resilient in Q4, but we look for a setback in Q1.
In one line: Solid, but it doesn’t fully reflect the recent deterioration in the virus numbers.
- Gas prices have further to rise in the short term boosting energy inflation into Q1.
- But easing demand and base effects will then bring gas inflation hurtling down.
- Political tensions with Russia, and Germany's plans to wind down nuclear energy, present upside risks.
In one line: Omicron puts a damper on Christmas cheer.
- The ECB’s data continue to paint a less dramatic picture of trade in goods than Eurostat's numbers.
- Net services exports likely will jump in Q4, but this will be offset in part by a fall in IP capex.
- The euro glut has expanded during the pandemic, due mainly to a rise in EZ foreign equity holdings.
In one line: Hit by surging virus cases, and worse is coming.
- Supply bottlenecks are now easing, but likely will remain a challenge at the start of next year.
- Rising energy costs and new virus restrictions are the key risks to manufacturing in the near term.
- The virus might also drive more long-lasting distortions between supply and demand.
Ms. Lagarde will stick to the signal that PEPP is likely to end in March, but Omicron is a big risk to this call.
The ECB's inflation forecasts will increase today; how close to 2% will they be for 2023 and 2024?
No rate hikes in 2022, but speculation about lift-off will intensify in the next six-to-12 months.
- German core inflation will fall sharply in January, but then rebound; the HICP rate will stay sticky in 2022.
- Spanish and Italian industrial production both fell at the start of Q4, in contrast to increases in the core...
- ...We think industry will be a drag on GDP growth in Q4, just when risks to services activity are rising.
- Factory orders in Germany crashed in October, pegged back by a plunge in large orders…
- …But turnover jumped, by 3.6% on the month, pointing to a consensus-beating production report today.
- German manufacturing likely will do well in Q4, but the virus is now a severe risk for services.
- Eurozone house prices are rising at their fastest pace since before the global financial crisis..
- ...Indicative signs point to further upside ahead, supporting consumer spending...
- ...But the virus remains a threat in the near term, weighing on consumer confidence.
- Lending growth has accelerated in the EZ, thanks to a pick-up in lending to firms...
- ...This is positive for the outlook for EZ investment, but will the new virus wave nip it in the bud?
- The decline in the ESI suggests GDP growth took a leg down in Q4; it will drop further in December.
- B.1.1.529 could be a grim game-changer in the pandemic, but it is too soon to say.
- The slowdown in real M1 growth indicates that the composite EZ PMI will fall to 53 in Q1.
- French consumer sentiment data indicate that unemployment is now below 7%.
In one line: Stable, for now.