Indian economy grows 7.7 percent in March quarter


By Neha DasguptaNEW DELHI (Reuters) - The Indian economy grew 7.7 percent during the period from January to March, topping the pace of the previous quarter for India to retain its position as the fastest growing major economy.India surpassed China's growth of 6.8 percent in the January to March quarter.

Growth for Asia's third-largest economy, reported by the Ministry of Statistics, trumped forecasts in a Reuters poll for annual growth of 7.3 percent.The ministry revised the October-December annual pace to 7.0 percent from the provisional 7.2.....

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