GDP Data

GDP slumps to 4.5% in Q2 FY20; things will improve in second half of current fiscal, says FICCI

India's economic growth has slowed to 4.5 per cent in the July to September quarter from 7.1 per cent in the corresponding period of last year, said the government data on Friday (November 29). The slowdown in Q2 FY20 was largely due to a sharp dip in the manufacturing sector and agriculture output, said the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation in a statement.

Nov 29, 2019, 22:19 PM IST

State of Indian economy 'deeply worrying': Ex-PM Manmohan Singh

Reacting to the ''freefall in the national economy,'', Singh's party Congress too launched a blistering attack on the Narendra Modi government at the Centre for failing to wrest the decline in the economy.

Nov 29, 2019, 18:58 PM IST

GDP plummets to 4.5% in Q2 FY20; here are some quick reactions

Chief Economic Advisor KV Subramanian on Gross Domestic Product (GDP) data said "We are saying again that the fundamentals of the Indian economy continue to be strong. GDP is expected to pick in Quarter 3." 

Nov 29, 2019, 18:46 PM IST

India's July-September quarter GDP growth rate at 4.5%; lowest in 6 years

According to the data released by the government, India's GDP grew at a measly 4.5 per cent in the July-September quarter of this fiscal. 

Nov 29, 2019, 17:50 PM IST

Sensex, Nifty end slightly lower ahead of GDP data

The benchmark indices ended marginally lower on Tuesday ahead of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) to be released on Wednesday.

Feb 27, 2018, 16:00 PM IST

Retail inflation hits 17-month high of 5.21%, IIP grows to grows 8.4%

The CPI-based retail inflation jumped to 5.21 percent in December on annual basis, as compared to 4.88 percent in the preceding month.

Jan 12, 2018, 18:02 PM IST

Sensex recovers 140 points on positive GDP data

All the sectoral indices led by realty, auto and healthcare were trading in the positive zone with gains up to 1.29 percent.

Dec 01, 2017, 09:53 AM IST

GDP data for Q1 of 2017 to be out today

The economy clocked a 6.1 per cent growth rate in the January–March period — its lowest pace of growth in the past nine quarters, mainly due to demonetisation.

Aug 31, 2017, 12:09 PM IST

Deceptively quick, India's economy seen staying course as global pacesetter

India is set to hang onto its status as the world`s fastest growing major economy thanks to stronger consumer demand, if data due out later on Wednesday matches economists expectations for a 7.1 percent year-on-year expansion in the March quarter.

May 31, 2017, 14:03 PM IST

India's Q2 GDP growth improves to 7.3% vs 7.1% in Q1

Showing signs of recovery, India's economic growth rate improved to 7.3 percent in July-September compared to 7.1 percent in April-June.


Nov 30, 2016, 17:35 PM IST

HSBC says GDP data concerns stay, India to grow slower at 7.4%

India's economy may grow at a slightly slower pace of 7.4 percent this fiscal amid weaker global demand and risk aversion, says an HSBC report, flagging "methodological concerns" in computation of official GDP data.

Jul 07, 2016, 15:09 PM IST

'GDP growth slowing; official data counter-intuitive'

Indian economy has been losing momentum since middle of financial year 2014-15, a new study says, citing corporate results and 'real economic indicators', while questioning the 'counter-intuitive' official GDP data.

May 08, 2016, 12:25 PM IST

India's GDP for December quarter grows at 7.3%

The government, however, expressed confidence and forecast the annual economic growth to accelerate to 7.6 percent in the fiscal year ending March 2016.

Feb 08, 2016, 18:00 PM IST

Sensex takes 330-point hit on global woes ahead of GDP data

Equities snapped a two-day rally as the market benchmark Sensex plunged by 330 points to 24,287.42 ahead of the release of GDP numbers for the third quarter as selling pressure intensified in the second half of the session on bearish European cues.

Feb 08, 2016, 17:20 PM IST

RBI policy, GDP data to set tone for market this week

RBI monetary policy review on Tuesday, outcome of September quarter GDP data and developments related to GST Bill in the ongoing Winter Session of Parliament would drive the market sentiment this week, say experts.

Nov 29, 2015, 11:02 AM IST

Post GDP data, India Inc presses for cheaper capital

With economic growth slowing to 7 percent in the April-June quarter, India Inc said on Monday the subdued performance indicates that the cost of capital needs to come down, demanding a rate cut by RBI.

Aug 31, 2015, 22:55 PM IST

Eight core sector growth slows to 3-month low of 1.1% in July

Growth of the eight core industries slowed to 1.1 percent in July as compared to the 3.1 percent in the same period a year ago, government showed Monday.

Aug 31, 2015, 17:24 PM IST

Sensex trips 109 points ahead of GDP data; Nifty down 31 points

In a highly volatile trade, market benchmark Sensex Monday dropped over 109 points and the Nifty slipped below the 8,000-mark due to selling by funds and retail investors ahead of the release of June quarter GDP data and weakness in domestic currency.

Aug 31, 2015, 16:42 PM IST

Govt to release first quarter GDP data on Aug 31

The ministry in its statement on May 29, 2015 had said that the June quarter GDP data will be released on August 28.

Aug 20, 2015, 17:56 PM IST

India's economy seen rising through fog of data

Prior to Modi`s election in May, the economy had endured its weakest phase of growth since the mid-1980s.

Feb 09, 2015, 08:48 AM IST