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S&P Cuts India’s Growth Forecast to 9.5%

Global rating agency, S&P, has cut India’s growth forecast for fiscal year 2021-2022 to 9.5 per cent. Earlier, it was kept at 11 per cent. Highlights Rating agency has warned of risk to the growth rate from upcoming waves of COVID-19 pandemic. S&P lowered growth projecting because lockdown, induced as a result of severe second ..

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SBI revises FY22 GDP projection to 7.9%

Economic research department of State Bank of India has published “Ecowrap 2021” report and revised real GDP projection for Financial Year 2022 to 7.9 percent from 10.4 percent earlier. Report highlights disproportionately larger impact of second wave of Covid-19 pandemic on economy. Key Findings It says, GDP outlook will be impacted by trajectory of international ..

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Fiscal Deficit Estimated to be 9.5% of GDP for FY 2020-21

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman highlighted, while presenting the union budget for 2021-2022, that the fiscal deficit in the next financial year is estimated as 6.8 percent of the gross domestic product (GDP). Highlights The finance minister highlighted that the fiscal deficit is estimated to increase up to 9.5% in the Financial Year 2020-21. The rise ..

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RBI Monetary Policy Committee Meeting: Key Highlights

The RBI recently held its Monetary Policy Committee meet. During the meet, the Reserve Bank of India has kept the repo rate unchanged at 4%. Repo rate is the rate at which RBI lends to banks. The Reverse Repo Rate is to continue at 3.35%. Key Highlights of the MPC meet The meeting concluded that ..

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IMF: World Economic Outlook

On June 24, 2020, the International Monetary Fund projected a sharp decline in the growth of Indian Economy. According to the IMF, the Indian economy is to contract by 4.5%. Highlights According to IMF, though India’s growth is to decline, the country will bounce back in 2021 with a growth rate of 6%. Global Projections ..

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