Goldman Sachs sees five more Fed rate hikes through end of 2019

Goldman Sachs sees five more Fed rate hikes through end of 2019

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Reuters
19/10/18, 08:11 am

(Oct 19): Goldman Sachs economists on Thursday said the firm remained “comfortable” with its call for five more interest rate hikes — two more than priced in financial markets — through the end of 2019.

In a note to clients, Goldman said it feels the Federal Reserve needs to generate a significant tightening in financial conditions to slow the economy to its potential growth pace sooner rather than later, and “that this will require delivering significantly more hikes than priced in the curve.”

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