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moody's cuts 2020 gdp growth forecast to 5.4% from 6.6%

Monday, Feb 17 2020 10:35AM

Moody's Investors Service has cut India’s 2020 Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth forecast to 5.4 percent from 6.6 percent. At the same time, it has cut the 2021 GDP growth forecast to 5.8 percent from 6.7 percent.

Weakness across global economy due to the impact of the novel coronavirus outbreak could hurt India’s recovery, Moody's said. Any recovery in the country may be slower than expected, it added.

The business and financial services company has said citing 'high frequency data' that India's economy may have stabilised.


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