'GDP a reflection of ravages of COVID-19': RBI Guv Shaktikanta Das says economic recovery likely to be gradual
The RBI governor said the Indian central bank stands battle-ready to take whatever steps that are needed to be taken for the economy
Economy on course for full-year contraction this fiscal; recovery from COVID-19 disruptions remain clouded: DBS Bank
According to DBS, consumer discretionary sectors, production and services are likely to take longer to recover.
India reports 7,466 COVID-19 cases, 175 deaths in 24 hours; Jan-March GDP figures paint a gloomy picture ahead
The number of COVID-19 cases in India climbed to 1,65,799 while toll reached 4,706 with the country registering over 7,000 new cases on Friday
COVID-19 Impact: GDP growth dips to 3.1% in Jan-Mar quarter, slowest growth in 8 years; economy grows at 4.2% in FY20
The gross domestic product (GDP) had expanded by 5.7 percent in the corresponding quarter of 2018-19, according to data released by the National Statistical Office (NSO) on Friday.
Markets open weak: Sensex drops over 300 points, Nifty tests 9,400-level in early trade ahead of GDP data; Rupee up
Sensex tumbled over 300 points in early trade on Friday dragged by losses in HDFC Bank, Infosys, TCS and Reliance Industries amid weak cues from global markets.
In Q3, non-government GDP actually grew by just 3.9%; economy is in ICU, needs an urgent booster shot
The highlight of the December quarter GDP data is not just the GDP numbers alone, but the massive revisions of the past data
Ahead of Budget 2020, Narendra Modi, Amit Shah meet economists, experts at NITI Aayog; discuss steps to revive growth
The meeting assumes importance as the government is in the process of formulating Budget proposals for 2020-21
Sensex tumbles 336 points to close at 40,794 ahead of GDP data, Nifty down 95 points; Yes Bank, HUL among top losers
Snapping its two-day record-setting streak, market benchmark BSE Sensex tumbled 336 points on Friday as investors turned jittery ahead of GDP data release
Sensex, Nifty open on volatile note in early trade on weak domestic macroeconomic data concerns; Bharti Airtel, SBI, Tata Motors shed over 3%
After opening on a positive note, the Sensex turned choppy to trade 54.61 points, or 0.14 percent, lower at 40,061.45
Sensex jumps over 200 points, Nifty reclaims 11,000-mark ahead of GDP announcement; Tata Steel, Vedanta up by 3%
Top gainers in the Sensex pack in early trade on Friday included Tata Steel, Vedanta, TCS, Yes Bank, among others rising up to 3%
Viral Acharya resigns from RBI: Why deputy governor’s untimely exit will be watched for implications on monetary policy
Acharya entered the scene at RBI as a low profile candidate. Unlike Rajan, not many knew him prior to this post. But for sure, Acharya isn’t exiting as a low key
Monetary Policy Committee meeting minutes reveal change in RBI's policy stance to deliver more rate cuts: Nomura
Governor Shaktikanta Das had limited himself to say that the shift in stance of the policy to "accommodative" must be seen as there being no rate hikes in future
GDP overestimation claim: Govt must address data pessimism by enlisting independent experts to end confusion
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman may do well to call a bunch of former economic advisors and academicians in a special pre-budget session of extended consultations to put an end to the row
Govt defends methodology to measure GDP, rubbishes former CEA Arvind Subramanian's growth overestimation claim
MoSPI said its projections of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth are broadly in line with estimates of various national and international agencies
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Corporate Affairs Ministry database fairly reliable, not a black box, says secretary Injeti Srinivas
The corporate affairs ministry maintains a fairly reliable database that is not a "black box", a senior official said on Thursday and emphasised that it is up to statistical authorities to decide on which data is representative for GDP calculation
NSSO report: GDP data was bound to be questioned due to methodological issues; it's time CSO redefines sample
As other variables like employment, tax collections etc. are linked with GDP numbers, the data set will always be examined more than closely for faults
No introspection into the likely lapses in the GDP data calculation process was initiated by the CSO, the topmost government agency in charge of official data handling.
Arvind Panagariya says India can explore possibility of free trade agreement with US in services sector
India currently has FTAs with over dozen countries including Japan, South Korea, Singapore and ASEAN nations.
Expressing concerns over "political interference" in influencing statistical data in India, as many as 108 economists and social scientists Thursday called for restoration of "institutional independence" and integrity to the statistical organisations