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Investment downturn signals growth slowdown

Investment downturn signals growth slowdown
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First Published: Thu, Apr 21 2011. 11 59 PM IST
Updated: Thu, Apr 21 2011. 11 59 PM IST
Any, which way you look, investment activity is slowing down in the economy, even as consumption demand continues to grow.
Also see | Investment Downturn Signals Growth Slowdown (PDF)
A detailed study by Crisil Ltd says that not only will Indian companies face a squeeze in their margins as the Reserve Bank of India progressively hikes policy rates, cut back in investments will force them to contend with a capacity constraint.
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First Published: Thu, Apr 21 2011. 11 59 PM IST