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JPMorgan Chase (JPM), the largest US financial institution, has dramatically modified its financial forecast for the subsequent 12 months. And it is bleak.
There is not doubt that the longest world enlargement on file will finish this quarter,” Bruce Kasman, the financial institution’s head of financial analysis, informed shoppers on Wednesday.
“The key outlook issue now is gauging the depth and the duration of the 2020 recession,” he added.
JPMorgan now believes that China’s economic system will shrink by 40% in comparison with the earlier quarter between January and March, the largest contraction recorded over the previous 50 years at the very least. That will reverberate throughout Asia.
The shock to the United States and Europe, in the meantime, is predicted to be concentrated between April and June as every day life grinds to a standstill.
The financial institution thinks US GDP will shrink an annualized fee of 14% within the second quarter, far worse than within the fourth quarter of 2008, which yielded the steepest contraction of the Great Recession.