Indian manufacturing picked up in November

12/2/2013 | Hindu (India), The · Economic Times (India), The

An influx of orders and higher factory output helped lift India's manufacturing sector in November for its first gain since July. The HSBC India Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index registered 51.3 last month, up from 49.6 in October. Separately, lower gold imports and an increase in exports helped narrow the current-account deficit for the fiscal second quarter to US$5.2 billion from US$21 billion in Q2 of 2012.

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