• Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said headline inflation would continue around seven percent till March.
  • "I am happy that headline inflation has come down from perilously close to the double digit figure from 9.7 percent to 7.47 in the month of December (2011). And I would believe that it would continue till March," Mukherjee said at a FICCI programme here.
  • On the country's GDP growth rate, he said it would be at seven percent by the end of the current fiscal March 31.
  • "We need not to be disappointed over the growth performance of our economy. In the first two quarters (of the current fiscal) it was 7.3 percent...," he added.