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FM hints at shift to spur growth

Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee hinted at a shift in policy focus to handle “near-term” concerns including a fall in private demand

Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday hinted at a shift in policy focus to handle “near-term” concerns including a fall in private demand. Mukherjee,speaking at the Delhi Economics Conclave said: “The present indicators show that both private consumption and investment sentiments have weakened and this weakening of sentiment makes it necessary to shift some of our focus back to near term issues.”