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dna
IIP, CPI weak, India Inc bats for immediate policy measures"The fall in manufacturing index is worrisome as it is spread across key sector
IIP, CPI weak, India Inc bats for immediate policy measures
dna / Posted 6 hours ago
"The fall in manufacturing index is worrisome as it is spread across key sectors like capital goods. As the outlook for Indian economy looks positive, we are hopeful of sustained recovery in manufacturing in the next few months," Ficci President... Read more
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asianage
Factory output dips, inflation upIndia’s industrial production contracted for the second straight month in Decem
Factory output dips, inflation up
asianage / Posted 11 hours ago
India’s industrial production contracted for the second straight month in December, while retail inflation unexpectedly edged up to a 16-month high in January throwing a challenge to the Narendra Modi government before the forthcoming Union... Read more
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Business Standard India
Retail inflation at 17-month high of 5.69% in JanuaryThe inflation rate in January, however, was more favourable than RBI's comfort-
Retail inflation at 17-month high of 5.69% in January
Business Standard India / Posted 15 hours ago
The inflation rate in January, however, was more favourable than RBI's comfort-zone target of 5.8 per cent for the monthThe inflation rate in January, however, was more favourable than RBI's... Read more
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The Economic Times
IIP stays soft, India Inc presses for quick policy actionNEW DELHI: Worried over the industrial production contracting for the second co
IIP stays soft, India Inc presses for quick policy action
The Economic Times / Posted 16 hours ago
NEW DELHI: Worried over the industrial production contracting for the second consecutive month, India Inc today urged the government to take immediate policy measures to arrest the decline. "The fall in manufacturing index is worrisome as it is... Read more
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New Kerala
December factory output falls again, January inflation up 5.69 percentNew Delhi, Feb 12 : India's factory output declined again in December by minus
December factory output falls again, January inflation up 5.69 percent
New Kerala / Posted 18 hours ago
New Delhi, Feb 12 : India's factory output declined again in December by minus 1.3 percent while retail inflation climbed to 5.69 percent in January from 5.61 percent in the month before, official data showed on Friday. There was a growth of 3.6... Read more
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dna
India Inc urges for quick policy action as industrial output declines for 2nd-straight monthWorried over the industrial production contracting for the second consecutive m
India Inc urges for quick policy action as industrial output declines for 2nd-straight month
dna / Posted 18 hours ago
Worried over the industrial production contracting for the second consecutive month, India Inc on Friday urged the government to take immediate policy measures to arrest the decline. "The fall in manufacturing index is worrisome as it is spread... Read more
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dna
Industrial output dips to 1.3% in December; Retail inflation hits 16-month high in JanuaryRemaining in the negative zone for the second month, industrial output in Decem
Industrial output dips to 1.3% in December; Retail inflation hits 16-month high in January
dna / Posted 19 hours ago
Remaining in the negative zone for the second month, industrial output in December shrank 1.3% while retail inflation in January edged up to a 16-month high, prompting the industry to call for urgent policy action in the forthcoming Budget to spur... Read more
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New Kerala
India's factory output declines again in DecemberNew Delhi, Feb 12 : India's factory output declined again in December by (-)1.3
India's factory output declines again in December
New Kerala / Posted 20 hours ago
New Delhi, Feb 12 : India's factory output declined again in December by (-)1.3 percent but was somewhat better than the (-)3.42 percent dip registered in the month before, official data showed on Friday. There was a growth of 3.6 percent in December... Read more
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dna
Retail inflation hits 16-month high at 5.69% in January as food price increasesRising for the sixth straight month, retail inflation touched a 16-month high o
Retail inflation hits 16-month high at 5.69% in January as food price increases
dna / Posted 20 hours ago
Rising for the sixth straight month, retail inflation touched a 16-month high of 5.69% in January, mainly due to costlier food prices. Retail inflation, as measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI), stood at 5.61% in December 2015 and 5.19% in... Read more
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dna
Industrial output declines for 2nd month, dips 1.3% in DecemberIndustrial production declined for the second month in a row, registering negat
Industrial output declines for 2nd month, dips 1.3% in December
dna / Posted 20 hours ago
Industrial production declined for the second month in a row, registering negative growth of 1.3% in December, mainly due to drop in manufacturing and capital goods sector. Factory output measured in terms of Index of Industrial Production (IIP)... Read more
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The Hindu
Retail inflation hits 16-month high in January at 5.69%The pace of retail price rise in January 2016 is the highest since 6.46 per cen
Retail inflation hits 16-month high in January at 5.69%
The Hindu / Posted 20 hours ago
The pace of retail price rise in January 2016 is the highest since 6.46 per cent in September 2014. Rising for the sixth straight month, retail inflation touched a 16-month high of 5.69 per cent in January, mainly due to costlier food... Read more
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New Kerala
India's factory output declines again in DecemberNew Delhi, Feb 12 : India's factory output declined again in December by (-)1.3
India's factory output declines again in December
New Kerala / Posted 22 hours ago
New Delhi, Feb 12 : India's factory output declined again in December by (-)1.3 percent but was somewhat better than the (-)3.42 percent dip registered in the month before, official data showed on Friday. There was a growth of 3.6 percent in December... Read more
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Morningstar
Eurozone Economy Grows Steadily -- 3rd UpdateGross domestic product grew at a quarterly rate of 0.3% in the final three mont
Eurozone Economy Grows Steadily -- 3rd Update
Morningstar / Posted 22 hours ago
Gross domestic product grew at a quarterly rate of 0.3% in the final three months of 2015, the European Union's official statistics agency said Friday, as resilience in Germany, the bloc's largest economy, helped offset weaker-than-expected growth in... Read more
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The Hindu
Why 7.6% growth is hard to squareQuestionable changes in methodology and databases have enlarged the size of the
Why 7.6% growth is hard to square
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
Questionable changes in methodology and databases have enlarged the size of the private corporate sector and contracted the size of the household sector in the new GDP calculations, rendering the growth projection unreliable This year, the gross... Read more
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The Hindu
Interest rate on small savings may come down: Shaktikanta DasInterest rates for small savings schemes, such as Post Office Savings Account,
Interest rate on small savings may come down: Shaktikanta Das
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
Interest rates for small savings schemes, such as Post Office Savings Account, Public Provident Fund and Post office Fixed Deposit Scheme, may be reduced by the government to align them more closely with the market rates, Economic Affairs Secretary... Read more
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SiliconIndia
Indian Stock Markets Better Off than many Others: Shaktikanta DasNEW DELHI: Trying to calm jittery investors, Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktik
Indian Stock Markets Better Off than many Others: Shaktikanta Das
SiliconIndia / Posted yesterday
NEW DELHI: Trying to calm jittery investors, Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das today said the decline in stock markets in India is not as bad as in some other countries and the government is prepared to deal with challenges emanating from... Read more
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Business Standard India
Gradual cyclical recovery to continue; FY17 GDP at 7.7%: CitiAccording to Citigroup report, economy is expected to grow at a five-year high
Gradual cyclical recovery to continue; FY17 GDP at 7.7%: Citi
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
According to Citigroup report, economy is expected to grow at a five-year high of 7.6% in the current fiscalAccording to Citigroup report, economy is expected to grow at a five-year high of... Read more
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The Economic Times
Gradual cyclical recovery to continue; FY17 GDP at 7.7 per cent: CitigroupAccording to the global financial services major, the gradual recovery process
Gradual cyclical recovery to continue; FY17 GDP at 7.7 per cent: Citigroup
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
According to the global financial services major, the gradual recovery process would continue going forward with consumption edging investment (supported by the implementation of the seventh pay commission). "A period of consolidation would see GDP... Read more
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dna
Economy to witness gradual cyclical recovery, GDP to grow at 7.7% in FY17: CitigroupThe Indian economy is likely to witness gradual cyclical recovery, mainly drive
Economy to witness gradual cyclical recovery, GDP to grow at 7.7% in FY17: Citigroup
dna / Posted yesterday
The Indian economy is likely to witness gradual cyclical recovery, mainly driven by consumption led demand and is likely to clock a GDP growth of 7.7% in the next financial year, says a Citigroup report. According to the global financial services... Read more
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Business Standard India
Indian stock markets better off than many others: Shaktikanta DasHe further added that the govt is prepared to deal with challenges emanating fr
Indian stock markets better off than many others: Shaktikanta Das
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
He further added that the govt is prepared to deal with challenges emanating from global developmentsHe further added that the govt is prepared to deal with challenges emanating from... Read more
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The Financial Express
Indian stock markets better off than many others: Shaktikanta DasTrying to calm jittery investors, Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das on
Indian stock markets better off than many others: Shaktikanta Das
The Financial Express / Posted 2 days ago
Trying to calm jittery investors, Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das on Thursday said the decline in stock markets in India is not as bad as in some other countries and the government is prepared to deal with challenges emanating from global... Read more
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dna
Indian stock markets better off than many others: Economic Affairs SecretaryTrying to calm jittery investors, Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das on
Indian stock markets better off than many others: Economic Affairs Secretary
dna / Posted 2 days ago
Trying to calm jittery investors, Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das on Thursday said the decline in stock markets in India is not as bad as in some other countries and the government is prepared to deal with challenges emanating from global... Read more
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dna
#dnaEdit: Budget 2016- India's growth also brings challenges with itDifferences continue to simmer over the accuracy of the Gross Domestic Product
#dnaEdit: Budget 2016- India's growth also brings challenges with it
dna / Posted 2 days ago
Differences continue to simmer over the accuracy of the Gross Domestic Product Value Added (GVA) figures with the new base of 2011-12 prices. It will take a little more time before the distinction becomes clear between GDP at cost factor prices and... Read more
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The Hindu
Growth data send conflicting signalsThe latest GDP data released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) raise more
Growth data send conflicting signals
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
The latest GDP data released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) raise more questions than they answer. While on the face of it, the projection of 7.6 per cent growth at constant prices for the fiscal year ending March 31 sounds both attainable... Read more
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Business Standard India
Q&A: Pronab Sen, Chairman, National Statistical Commission'People are simply unable to get that GDP is a measure of income, not of output'GDP is a measure of income, not of output: Pronab SenInterview with Chairman, N
Q&A: Pronab Sen, Chairman, National Statistical Commission'People are simply unable to get that GDP is a measure of income, not of output'
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
GDP is a measure of income, not of output: Pronab SenInterview with Chairman, National Statistical CommissionInterview with Chairman, National Statistical CommissionThe wide differential in the base years of the national accounts and index of... Read more
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The Financial Express
India’s growth well below trend: Deutsche BankIndia continues to report over 7 per cent GDP growth, but its momentum has weak
India’s growth well below trend: Deutsche Bank
The Financial Express / Posted 2 days ago
India continues to report over 7 per cent GDP growth, but its momentum has weakened and the country’s growth is well “below trend”, says a Deutsche Bank report. According to the global financial services major, India’s GDP and gross value added... Read more
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Business Standard India
India's growth well below trend: Deutsche BankAccording to the global financial services major, India's GDP and gross value a
India's growth well below trend: Deutsche Bank
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
According to the global financial services major, India's GDP and gross value added (GVA) grew by 7.3% and 7.1%, respectively in October-December 2015, reflecting a slowing growth momentum from the first half of this fiscal. Read our full coverage... Read more
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The Economic Times
India's growth well below trend: Deutsche BankNEW DELHI: India continues to report over 7 per cent GDP growth, but its moment
India's growth well below trend: Deutsche Bank
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
NEW DELHI: India continues to report over 7 per cent GDP growth, but its momentum has weakened and the country's growth is well "below trend", says a Deutsche Bank report. According to the global financial services major, India's GDP and gross value... Read more
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Business Standard India
RBI to cut repo rate by 25 bps after Budget in April: NomuraThe brokerage firm expects RBI to shift focus to policy transmissionThe brokera
RBI to cut repo rate by 25 bps after Budget in April: Nomura
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
The brokerage firm expects RBI to shift focus to policy transmissionThe brokerage firm expects RBI to shift focus to policy transmission The Reserve Bank is likely to cut the repo rate by 25... Read more
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dna
RBI likely to cut repo rate by 25 basis points in April: NomuraThe Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is likely to cut the repo rate by 25 basis poin
RBI likely to cut repo rate by 25 basis points in April: Nomura
dna / Posted 2 days ago
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is likely to cut the repo rate by 25 basis points (bps) after the Budget 2016, at its policy meeting in April, beyond which the central bank is expected to stay on hold, says a Nomura report. According to the Japanese... Read more
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asianage
RBI to cut repo rate by 25 bps in April: NomuraThe CSO data showed that the economy grew at 7.6 per cent in the first quarter,
RBI to cut repo rate by 25 bps in April: Nomura
asianage / Posted 3 days ago
The CSO data showed that the economy grew at 7.6 per cent in the first quarter, 7.7 per cent in second and 7.3 per cent in third. New Delhi: The Reserve Bank is likely to cut the repo rate by 25 basis points (bps) after the Budget, in its policy... Read more
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asianage
RBI to cut repo rate by 25 bps in April NomuraThe CSO data showed that the economy grew at 7.6 per cent in the first quarter,
RBI to cut repo rate by 25 bps in April Nomura
asianage / Posted 3 days ago
The CSO data showed that the economy grew at 7.6 per cent in the first quarter, 7.7 per cent in second and 7.3 per cent in third. New Delhi: The Reserve Bank is likely to cut the repo rate by 25 basis points (bps) after the Budget, in its policy... Read more
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The Economic Times
RBI to cut repo rate by 25 bps in April: Nomura reportNEW DELHI: The Reserve Bank is likely to cut the repo rate by 25 basis points (
RBI to cut repo rate by 25 bps in April: Nomura report
The Economic Times / Posted 3 days ago
NEW DELHI: The Reserve Bank is likely to cut the repo rate by 25 basis points (bps) after the Budget, in its policy meeting in April, beyond which the central bank is expected to stay on hold, says a Nomura report. According to the Japanese... Read more
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dna
7.6% GDP growth significant amid global turmoil, no need to be sceptical: Shaktikanta DasEconomic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das on Tuesday said the 7.6% Gross Domes
7.6% GDP growth significant amid global turmoil, no need to be sceptical: Shaktikanta Das
dna / Posted 3 days ago
Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das on Tuesday said the 7.6% Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth is "significant" amid the global turmoil and there is no need to be "sceptical". At the same time, he underscored the importance of... Read more
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asianage
Growth hopes too high?It’s too early to rejoice over the Central Statistics Office projecting GDP gro
Growth hopes too high?
asianage / Posted 3 days ago
It’s too early to rejoice over the Central Statistics Office projecting GDP growth at 7.6 per cent for fiscal 2015-16 despite low growth in the December quarter at 7.3 per cent — a four-quarter low. If the CSO’s projection is to become reality,... Read more
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Business Standard India
Industrial activity slowed in FY14Annual Survey of Industries says gross capital formation also saw contractionAn
Industrial activity slowed in FY14
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
Annual Survey of Industries says gross capital formation also saw contractionAnnual Survey of Industries says gross capital formation also saw contraction Growth in gross value added in nominal terms by industry... Read more
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The Financial Express
7.6% growth significant, no need to be sceptical: Shaktikanta DasEconomic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das today said the 7.6 per cent GDP grow
7.6% growth significant, no need to be sceptical: Shaktikanta Das
The Financial Express / Posted 3 days ago
Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das today said the 7.6 per cent GDP growth is “significant” amid the global turmoil and there is no need to be “sceptical”. At the same time, he underscored the importance of reforms. According to data of the... Read more
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The Economic Times
7.6% growth significant, no need to be sceptical: Shaktikanta DasNEW DELHI: Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das today said the 7.6 per ce
7.6% growth significant, no need to be sceptical: Shaktikanta Das
The Economic Times / Posted 3 days ago
NEW DELHI: Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das today said the 7.6 per cent GDP growth is "significant" amid the global turmoil and there is no need to be "sceptical". At the same time, he underscored the importance of reforms. According to... Read more
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The Economic Times
Indian economy likely to grow at 7.9% in FY17: CrisilNEW DELHI: Indian economy is expected to grow at 7.9 per cent in the fiscal sta
Indian economy likely to grow at 7.9% in FY17: Crisil
The Economic Times / Posted 3 days ago
NEW DELHI: Indian economy is expected to grow at 7.9 per cent in the fiscal starting April, lower than earlier forecast of 8.1 per cent, due to intensifying global headwinds, Crisil Research said today. "So far, the economy's modest recovery has... Read more
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International Business Times
India surpasses China to become fastest growing economy in the world India's economy grew faster than China in 2015, official Gross Domestic Product
India surpasses China to become fastest growing economy in the world
International Business Times / Posted 4 days ago
India's economy grew faster than China in 2015, official Gross Domestic Product (GDP) data released by both countries has revealed. The Indian government reported that the country grew at an average of 7.5% in 2015, which is more than the 6.9% GDP... Read more
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Business Standard India
Experts question data quality, accuracyWhile CSO defends methodology, others say double-digit factory growth a bit har
Experts question data quality, accuracy
Business Standard India / Posted 4 days ago
While CSO defends methodology, others say double-digit factory growth a bit hard to digestWhile CSO defends methodology, others say double-digit factory growth a bit hard to digest Double-digit expansion in the... Read more
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The Telegraph
Growth holds out high five hopeNew Delhi, Feb. 8: The economy will grow at a five-year high of 7.6 per cent in
Growth holds out high five hope
The Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
New Delhi, Feb. 8: The economy will grow at a five-year high of 7.6 per cent in 2015-16, overtaking a slowing China, on the back of an improvement in the manufacturing and farm sectors. The gross domestic product (GDP) will expand 7.6 per cent in... Read more
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Deepika
Business News DetailClick here for detailed news of all itemsIndian economy to grow at 7.6% in FY16
Business News Detail
Deepika / Posted 4 days ago
Click here for detailed news of all itemsIndian economy to grow at 7.6% in FY16New Delhi, Feb 8 (PTI) Indian economy is expected to record a fiveyear high growth rate of 7.6 per cent in 201516 on improved performance in manufacturing and farm... Read more
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The Financial Express
FY16 growth seen higher at 7.6% but doubts lingerIndia’s economic growth is seen at 7.6% for the current fiscal, the highest sin
FY16 growth seen higher at 7.6% but doubts linger
The Financial Express / Posted 4 days ago
India’s economic growth is seen at 7.6% for the current fiscal, the highest since the current methodology was adopted to compute national income and compared with 7.2% a year earlier, according to the advance estimate released by the Central... Read more
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Business Standard India
FM's fiscal deficit math turns more difficultJaitley and other senior finance ministry officials have said time and again th
FM's fiscal deficit math turns more difficult
Business Standard India / Posted 4 days ago
Jaitley and other senior finance ministry officials have said time and again that this year's fiscal deficit target of 3.9% of GDP would be metJaitley and other senior finance ministry officials have said... Read more
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asianage
At 7.6 per cent, GDP is set for 5-year highIndia’s GDP grew at a slower pace in October-December 2015 (third quarter FY201
At 7.6 per cent, GDP is set for 5-year high
asianage / Posted 4 days ago
India’s GDP grew at a slower pace in October-December 2015 (third quarter FY2015-16) at 7.3 per cent due to the negative growth seen in the farm sector. GDP had grown by 7.7 per cent in July-September 2015 (second quarter). The Central Statistics... Read more
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Business Standard India
Per capita income might rise in FY16The better performance in the current fiscal ending March is being attributed t
Per capita income might rise in FY16
Business Standard India / Posted 4 days ago
The better performance in the current fiscal ending March is being attributed to improved manufacturing and farm growth India’s per capita income during 2015-16 is likely to grow by 6.2 per cent to Rs 6,452.58 per... Read more
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New Kerala
GDP growth for fiscal 2015-16 estimated to be 7.6 percent: CentreNew Delhi, Feb.8 : The NDA Government on Monday released data that forecasts GD
GDP growth for fiscal 2015-16 estimated to be 7.6 percent: Centre
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
New Delhi, Feb.8 : The NDA Government on Monday released data that forecasts GDP growth for fiscal 2015-16 to be an estimated 7.6 percent. It also said that it expected GDP growth in quarter three to be between 7.3 percent and 7.1 percent through to... Read more
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DW
India overtakes China, but data raises questions | Business |India's economy outpaced regional rival China in the last three months of 2015,
India overtakes China, but data raises questions | Business |
DW / Posted 4 days ago
India's economy outpaced regional rival China in the last three months of 2015, official data released Monday showed, as the South Asian nation remains on track as the world's fastest-growing major economy. The latest figures illustrate how one... Read more
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CTV News
India says its third quarter growth outpaced China's at 7.3 per centNEW DELHI -- India said its economy grew 7.3 per cent in the last three months
India says its third quarter growth outpaced China's at 7.3 per cent
CTV News / Posted 4 days ago
NEW DELHI -- India said its economy grew 7.3 per cent in the last three months of 2015, a rate of expansion that puts the South Asian nation ahead of China's 6.8 per cent growth during the same period. The data released Monday by the Indian Central... Read more
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