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Goldman, Barclays See 'As Good As it Gets' 4% Global Growth

  • Most bullish economists predict fastest expansion since 2011
  • Gradual acceleration in price pressures seen instead of surge
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It’s looking like boom time in the world economy again.

As more economists publish their 2018 outlooks, those from Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Barclays Plc are proving the most bullish in predicting global growth will reach 4 percent next year. That would be the strongest since 2011 and up from the 3.7 percent that Goldman Sachs estimates for this year.