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Our new US forecast

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23 February 2024: Our new US forecast

Interest rate-sensitive residential investment in the US is picking up again and US banks are slowing the tightening of lending standards. Together with the recent high pace of growth, this makes even a mild US recession less likely. We are significantly raising our forecasts for US growth and key interest rates and adjusting our financial market forecasts.