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Goldman Sachs, BofA expect three more US Fed rate hikes this year

Both banks forecast Fed fund rates at 5.25%-5.5% range

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Goldman Sachs and Bank of America said they expect the US Federal Reserve to raise interest rates three more times this year, lifting their estimates after data pointed to persistent inflation and a resilient labor market.

Producer prices accelerated in January by the biggest margin in seven months, according to data on Thursday, while a Labor Department report showed the number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week.

"In light of the stronger growth and firmer inflation news, we are adding a 25bp (basis points) rate hike in June to our Fed forecast, for a

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First Published: Feb 17 2023 | 5:14 PM IST

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