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States fail to meet fiscal targets for third year: RBI

Decline in states’ tax revenues is essentially associated with pending accounting issues related to GST implementation.

13 Jul 2018 9:06 AM

Govt says April-May fiscal deficit at 55.3 per cent of full-year target

India expects to trim the deficit to 3.3 per cent of GDP in this fiscal year.

30 Jun 2018 11:26 AM

Government will meet fiscal deficit target of 3 per cent: Piyush Goyal

Fiscal deficit stood at 53 per cent of the GDP, broadly in line with the government's revised estimates for 2017-18.

18 Jun 2018 1:16 PM

Govt committed to meet fiscal deficit target this year, says Goyal

The government will maintain stability in the economy and meet all economic parameters.

18 Jun 2018 12:24 PM

Oil, MSP may derail fiscal deficit plans

Niti Aayog estimates, the cost of 1.5 times MSP for 24 crops could be around Rs 1.15 lakh crore.

05 Jun 2018 9:00 AM


Govt meets fiscal deficit target of 3.5 per cent for FY 2018

According to the data released by the Controller General of Accounts, the revenue deficit was 2.65 per cent of the GDP.

31 May 2018 7:17 PM

Fiscal deficit to be lower than revised estimates for 2017-18: Garg

India revised its fiscal deficit target to 3.5 per cent of GDP from an earlier 3.2 per cent of GDP for 2017-18 fiscal year.

03 Apr 2018 8:43 AM

Fiscal deficit at 120 per cent of revised estimates at Feb-end

Fiscal deficit or gap between total expenditure and revenues has been pegged at 3.3 per cent for 2018-19.

28 Mar 2018 5:03 PM

Once hot favourite, India bonds lose their charm for foreign investors

Foreign investors have sold a net $1.12 billion in Indian debt, the strongest monthly outflow since December 2016.

26 Mar 2018 12:25 PM

RBI may hike repo rate by 0.25 per cent in 2018: report

The key repo rate at which it lends to the system stands at 6 per cent currently.

09 Mar 2018 5:22 PM


Finance Ministry pitches for ratings upgrade with Fitch

Govt will follow fiscal consolidation roadmap and will lower the fiscal deficit to 3 per cent of GDP by 2020-21.

07 Mar 2018 4:00 PM

'No expenditure cut in FY'18 to meet fiscal deficit target'

Govt had revised upwards the fiscal deficit at Rs 5.95 lakh crore or 3.5 per cent of GDP in the recent Union Budget.

01 Mar 2018 1:52 PM

To fill gap in labour force, Canada’s new budget pushes women participation

The gender gap in Canada's labour market has already seen a dramatic shift in the last 40 years.

28 Feb 2018 5:09 PM

Finance Commission invites suggestions from stakeholders by June 30

New panel will also look into impact of GST, including payment of compensation for possible loss of revenues for 5 years.

22 Feb 2018 6:08 PM

Fiscal situation should be comfortable next financial year: Jaitley

Finance minister in Budget 2018-19 projected a higher fiscal deficit of 3.5 per cent of GDP for current fiscal.

12 Feb 2018 11:02 AM


Fiscal situation should be comfortable next financial year: Jaitley

Fiscal deficit or gap between total expenditure and revenues has been pegged at 3.3 per cent for the next fiscal.

10 Feb 2018 3:59 PM

Rupee crumbles to fresh 2-week low on fiscal deficit woes

Rupee suffered an intense plunge and closed at a near two-week low of 64.06 against the US dollar.

03 Feb 2018 5:12 PM

Rs 80,000 crore divestment, 3.3 per cent deficit target achievable: UKIBC

Imposition of a 25 per cent corporate tax on MSMEs with turnover of less than Rs 250 crore is yet another step in the right direction.

02 Feb 2018 5:38 PM

Fiscal deficit will overshoot to 3.5 per cent, says Arun Jaitley

The difference between total revenue and total expenditure of the government is termed fiscal deficit.

02 Feb 2018 2:15 AM

Rupee crumbles 44 paise on LTCG tax, fiscal deficit woes

Rupee is trading at 64.02 against US dollar after govt announced long-term capital gains tax on equities.

01 Feb 2018 7:37 PM