Business Standard

Covid-19 impact: India's GDP to contract 6.1% in FY21, says Nomura

Nomura said the June quarter will be the 'nadir' from a growth perspective and the economy will contract by 15.2 per cent

loss, economy, shares, stocks, market, investment, savings, gdp, growth, revenue
Premium

Nomura predicts RBI is likely to pause at the upcoming policy review in August and cut rates by 25 basis points each in the October and December reviews

Press Trust of India Mumbai
Economic activity continues to remain weak and will lead to a 6.1 per cent contraction in India's GDP in the current fiscal, a foreign brokerage said on Tuesday.

The Reserve Bank is likely to pause at the upcoming policy review in August and cut rates by 25 basis points each in the October and December reviews, Japanese brokerage Nomura said in a report.

All the analysts expect a contraction in the GDP due to the Covid-19 pandemic, which has impacted both supply and demand forces in the economy since March. Official data also suggests a surge in inflation, which will

Don't miss the most important news and views of the day. Get them on our Telegram channel

First Published: Jul 22 2020 | 12:24 AM IST

Explore News

To read the full story, subscribe to BS Premium now, at just Rs 249/ month.

Key stories on business-standard.com are available only to BS Premium subscribers.

Register to read more on Business-Standard.com