7.7 percent decline in GDP

New Delhi: The country's gross domestic product (GDP) is projected to decline by 7.7 percent in FY 2020-21 due to the Covid 19 pandemic affecting the economy. The first advance estimate of national income was released by the National Statistics Office (NSO) on Thursday. It states that GDP will be...

India’s Q2FY21 GDP contracts 7.5%

The country's GDP (Gross Domestic Product) has fallen by 7.5 percent in the July-September quarter of the financial year 2020-21. This information has come out from the data released on Friday. The decline was 23.9 percent in the April-June quarter, the highest in the last 40 years. Even if the...

ICRA further downgraded India’s GDP projections

New Delhi: Domestic rating agency Icra (ICRA) on Monday further downgraded the country's GDP projections, saying that the Indian economy could decline by 11 per cent during the financial year 2020-21. The rating agency had earlier predicted a 9.5 percent contraction. Icra revised its estimates and said that the rate...

India’s Q1FY21 GDP contracts by 23.9pc

New Delhi: Pandemic Covid-19 induced economic turbulence along with measures to curb its outbreak, heavily dented India's economy and plunged the country's GDP to (-) 23.9 per cent during the first quarter (Q1) ended June 2020-21. Though not comparable, the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) had grown by 5.2 per cent...

Global economic recovery better than expected: Report

New Delhi: In a much-needed dose of good news, Deutsche Bank Research analysts in their August report “World outlook: Interim update and longer term projections” reported recovery in many countries has “progressed faster” than the team predicted in their previous report in May, “World Outlook Update: Turning Gloomier”. “Across most...