Satyam’s Nayyar Says Economic Uncertainty May Spur Outsourcing

Vineet Nayyar, chairman of Satyam Computer Services Ltd. (SCS), comments on the impact of the U.S. credit-rating downgrade on the information technology services industry.

He spoke in a conference call with reporters today.

“The impetus to send work to lower cost destinations will be even more. Still, these are uncertain times.

‘‘The U.S. has always run a deficit -- that is not new. The act of a downgrade doesn’t worry me at all. In the short term, there will be some negative sentiment because of this. But I would only worry if the fundamentals have changed, and that hasn’t happened.”

To contact the reporter on this story: Ketaki Gokhale in Mumbai at kgokhale@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Young-Sam Cho at ycho2@bloomberg.net

Press spacebar to pause and continue. Press esc to stop.

Bloomberg reserves the right to remove comments but is under no obligation to do so, or to explain individual moderation decisions.

Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.