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Weekly economic signals: Internet speeds hit highs, grocery visits rebound

Other indicators such as power generation and visits pharmacy stores also point to increased activity, though the overall picture suggests a return normalcy is still in process

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The median mobile download speed from global internet tracker Ookla shows a higher median download speed on mobile and fixed internet than before the lockdown.

Sachin P MampattaKrishna KantShine Jacob Mumbai
The average reader may find it easier to read this story and also access other online content, as numbers seem to suggest that internet speeds are now at levels last seen before the lockdown. Other indicators like power generation and visits to grocery and pharmacy stores also point to increased activity, though the overall picture suggests that a return normalcy is still in process.

India had a national lockdown from March end to contain the Covid-19 pandemic. A similar lockdown in China affected that country's economic activity. Many indicators to gauge the impact such as gross domestic product (GDP) numbers

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First Published: Jun 22 2020 | 1:56 PM IST

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