V-shaped recession

The Economic Times  Mar 8  Comment 
Economic Affairs Secretary Subhash Chandra Garg said that, having bottomed out in the first quarter of FY18, the economy will continue to exhibit "a very strong V-shaped recovery".
The Economic Times  Mar 15  Comment 
Repayment had dropped in the first two months after note ban announcement for most loan classes, except the housing loan segment.
The Economic Times  Mar 1  Comment 
Whether it will be a sharp or a more gradual rebound, most economists are confident India will retain its crown as one of the fastest-growing major economies.
The Economic Times  Dec 9  Comment 
People who are wailing the most are the ones whose businesses are predicated on tax evasion and that cannot be the viable proposition now, said Sobti.
Motley Fool  Apr 24  Comment 
Oil-field service company Core Labs offers a very bullish take on the oil market.
Financial Times  Mar 31  Comment 
Supportive monetary policy and weaker dollar spurs rebound on commodities and equities
The Hindu Business Line  Jan 24  Comment 
Given the slow-growth global environment, we should not expect a V-shaped recovery, says Roshi Jain, Vice-President and Portfolio Manager - Franklin Equity, Franklin Templeton Investments – India. Ex...
The Economic Times  Jul 22  Comment 
According to experts, after today's breakout, Nifty is poised to reclaim its next crucial level of 8800 in the near term.


A V-Shaped economic recession describes the shape of the market's performance. It begins with a steep fall but then quickly find a bottom, turn back around and move immediately higher [1]. It is used to measure employment, GDP and industrial output. Many economists use the V-Shape to forecast and analyze a country's health [2]. A V-shaped recession is always mentioned as the best-case scenario. The recession of 1990 to 1991 and the recession of 2001---both of which only lasted eight months---are considered to be V-shaped recessions.

Check out this video describing V-Shaped recessions to learn more.

Other shapes of recession


  1. "Understanding V, U, W, and L-Shaped Recessions" article from Learning Markets
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