Four-Way Tie For Bank Economists In Bloomberg 3Q FX Forecast Poll

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The number and influence of treasury economists are growing rapidly in the market, if reactions to Bloomberg LP's latest rankings of bank forecast accuracy are any guide. An editor at Bloomberg compiling the figures says that the fourth-quarter survey will include some 50 banks, instead of the 29 polled for the second-quarter. "We got so many calls saying we had left people out," he says.

The latest survey, published last week, is the second Bloomberg has done--but only one bank cited in the