Goldman’s Hatzius Sees Further Fed Bond-Buying, Sonntag Reports

Jan Hatzius, chief economist for Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS), expects the U.S. Federal Reserve to initiate an additional program to buy bonds in order to help stabilize real-estate prices, Euro am Sonntag reported, citing an interview.

The central bank will probably purchase $70 billion to $100 billion worth of bonds, including mortgage-backed obligations, in several stages, the newspaper said, citing Hatzius.

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