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Consumer confidence collapses, economy may contract by 1.5 per cent in FY21: RBI surveys
Consumer confidence has collapsed amid the coronavirus pandemic, survey by the RBI said.
GDP growth at 3.1% in Q4 drags full year FY20 growth to 4.2 per cent
The govt has revised growth for the first three quarters of FY20 to 5.2%...
India’s GDP growth in Q4 & FY20 sinks to 11-year low
The core sector contracted by a record 38% in April as the lockdown hit all eight infras...
FDI at USD 34.90 bn till Nov of FY'20: Govt
Speaking during the Question Hour in Rajya Sabha, Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur said in spite of a global contraction in FDI inflows, FDI into India have significantly improved over the past decade to USD 62 billion, which accounts for 2.37 per cent of GDP in 2018-19 fiscal.
View: Govt's booster dose is simulation, not stimulation
The government needed to announce large infrastructure investment, say a brand new, enhanced healthcare system, not just some wellness centres at the block level. If India were to build a healthcare system large enough to treat those likely to require hospitalisation when the next pandemic strikes, India can confront it without locking down.
GDP growth slows further to 4.7 per cent in December quarter
The GDP growth was below a revised - and greatly increased - 5.1% growth rate for the previous quarter.
GDP data coming today: Five things to look out for in Q3 growth numbers
Although there are expectations of a rebound happening in the third quarter, most data points unequivocally suggest that the Indian economy is still not out of the woods. There are enough signs that India's troubles may have persisted well into the third quarter. A few forecasts, however, predict that growth will pick up marginally to 4.7% in Q3.
Questions for 2020: India Inc starts investing?
Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) December Monetary Policy Statement says that capacity utilisation by India Inc, whether seasonally adjusted or otherwise, is well below 70%. Unless they feel that their ability to meet demand is constrained by capacity, or they see demand picking up very fast, industry has no reason to add to fresh capacity.
Corporate tax cut: Investment en route as FM soups up engine
Private manufacturing investment has remained muted due to tepid demand.
RBI's downgrading of FY20 growth means the $5 trillion GDP goal may have to wait longer
RBI has revised growth forecasts to 4.9-5.5% for H2 of this fiscal and 5.9-6.3% for H1 2020-21.
GDP growth slips to 4.5% in September quarter, slowest expansion in 26 quarters
The slump was mainly on account of a weak manufacturing and a drop in exports.
Fitch Solutions cuts India's economic growth forecast to 4.9% for FY20
India's real GDP growth decelerated to 4.7 per cent in the third quarter (October-December) from an upwardly revised 5.1 per cent in the second quarter owing to slower government consumption.
View: Accommodative monetary policy and less stingy bankers can help India at this point
The annualised real GDP growth rate for April-June 2018 was 8%. That fell to 7% in July-September 2018. Fell further to 6.6% in October-December 2018.
Small and microcaps could outperform next year: Vinod Karki, ICICI Sec
Among metals, Tata Steel and infrastructure related stocks like L&T, Engineers India are our top picks.
ET View: Its private investment, stupid
The bankruptcy code is working, but has to work far better for banks to be nursed back to health and start lending again.
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