World's biggest banks see global economy slowing more in 2023, with likely U.S. recession



Nov 21 (Reuters) - The world's largest investment banks expect global economic growth to slow further in 2023 following a year roiled by a war and soaring inflation, which triggered one of the fastest monetary policy tightening cycles in recent times.

The U.S. Federal Reserve has increased interest rates by 375 basis points this year since rolling out its first hike in March. This has sparked worries about a recession, even as the central bank is expected to temper its pace of hikes. Real GDP (annual Y/Y) forecasts for 2023:

Bank

Global

U.S.

China Morgan Stanley

2.20%

0.50%

5% Goldman Sachs

1.80%

1.1%

4.50% Barclays

1.70%

-0.1%

3.80% JPMorgan

1.6%

1%

4% BNP Paribas

2.3%

-0.10%

4.50% UBS

2.1%

0.1%

4.5% U.S. inflation forecast for 2023 and Fed terminal rate forecast: Bank

U.S. Inflation

Fed Terminal Rate

(annual Y/Y for

2023)

Morgan Stanley Headline CPI: 3.3% 4.625%

Core PCE: 3.8%

(by Jan '23) Goldman Sachs Headline CPI: 3.2% 5 - 5.25%

Core CPI: 3.2%

(by May '23)

Core PCE: 2.9%

Barclays

Headline CPI: 3.70% 5% - 5.25%

(by March '23) JPM

Headline CPI: 4.1% 5%

Core CPI: 4.2%

(by Jan '23) BNP Paribas

Headline CPI: 4.40% 5% - 5.25%

(by Q1 '23) UBS

Headline CPI: 3.6% 5%

Morgan Stanley sees the Fed delivering its first rate cut by December 2023, taking the benchmark rate to 4.375% by the end of that year. Barclays sees the rate between 4.25% and 4.5% by the end of next year, following a rate cut.

UBS expects U.S. inflation to be "close enough" to the Fed's 2% target by the end of 2023 for the central bank to consider rate cuts. Forecasts for currency pairs, yields on U.S. 10-year Treasuries, S&P 500 target by the end of 2023: Bank/Metric

EUR/U USD/C USD/J S&P 500

U.S.

SD

NY

PY

Target

10-year

yield Morgan Stanley 1.08

6.8

140

3,900

3.50% Goldman Sachs

1.05

6.9

140

4,000

Barclays

1.05

7.3

131

3.75% JPM

1

7.2

133

3.4% Deutsche Bank

1.1

125

BNP Paribas

1.06

6.9

128

3,400

3.50% UBS

1.04

6.9

135

3%

3,700

(by June 2023)

UBS sees the euro falling below parity to the dollar by March 2023 before clawing back by September.

As of 1207 GMT on Nov. 23, 2022:

EUR/USD EUR= : 1.03

USD/CNY CNY= : 7.16

USD/JPY JPY= : 141.44

10-year U.S. Treasury yield: 3.77%

S&P 500 level (as of close on Nov. 22): 4,003.58


Reporting by Susan Mathew in Bengaluru; Editing by Sriraj Kalluvila and Anil D'Silva

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