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Budget 2018: Govt misses fiscal deficit target; higher at 3.5 pc in FY'18

Fiscal deficit has a bearing on sovereign rating of the country as well as the debt market.

01 Feb 2018 1:21 PM

Expectations from India's 2018-19 budget

Government is widely expected to increase spending to ensure growth recaptures momentum.

30 Jan 2018 12:51 PM

Go slow on deficit cap: Survey

Cautions FM against setting ambitious targets for fiscal consolidation on optimistic forecasts ahead of polls

30 Jan 2018 12:40 AM

GDP growth to pick up to 7-7.5 pc in 2018-19: Key highlights of Economic Survey

Arun Jaitley's annual budget forecast that economic management will be challenging in the coming year.

29 Jan 2018 5:06 PM

Rs 80,000 crore PSB recap bonds won't impact fiscal deficit: Finance Ministry

Government has pegged the fiscal deficit target at 3.2 per cent of the GDP for the current fiscal.

24 Jan 2018 5:35 PM


India's fiscal deficit may widen to 3.5 pc in FY19: report

Indian economy is expected to remain on a recovery path, and is likely to improve to 7.5 per cent in 2018-19.

22 Jan 2018 10:57 AM

India Ratings projects economic growth at 7.1 pc next fiscal

Ind-Ra expects retail and wholesale inflation to come in at 4.6 per cent and 4.4 per cent.

18 Jan 2018 3:40 PM

'Govt may not alter fiscal consolidation targets in budget'

Govt will try to get fiscal deficit number down to 3.4 per cent as against consensus estimate of 3.5 per cent.

15 Jan 2018 4:14 PM

Govt to opt for wider fiscal deficit target of 3.2 pc in FY19: DBS

Opting for a fiscal deficit target of 3.2-3.4 pc will lead to a surge in Govt borrowings to Rs 4.8-5.2 lakh cr.

04 Jan 2018 5:40 PM

High fiscal deficit not good news

India, according to the International Monetary Fund has a fiscal deficit that is among the highest in the G-20 countries.

31 Dec 2017 12:42 AM


Fiscal deficit breaches FY18 target at November-end

During the same period of 2016-17, the deficit stood at 85.8 per cent of that year's target.

29 Dec 2017 4:01 PM

FPIs' net outflow from equities at Rs 7,300 cr in Dec so far

Fiscal deficit data overshadowed a strong GDP growth of 6.3 per cent for September quarter.

25 Dec 2017 11:10 AM

Q2 growth marks reversal of declining trend: Jaitley

Indian economy bounced back from a 3 year low to expand by 6.3 pc in July-Sept compared to 5.7 pc in April-June.

12 Dec 2017 9:51 AM

'GDP growth in FY'19 likely to see marginal pick up at 7.2 per cent'

Public investment is also constrained by a strict 3.2 per cent of GDP center's fiscal deficit target in FY18-19.

06 Dec 2017 4:18 PM

Intend to move on track on fiscal deficit glide path: Jaitley

Government has budgeted to bring down fiscal deficit to 3.2 per cent of GDP in 2017-18.

30 Nov 2017 5:40 PM


Fiscal deficit hits 96 per cent of India's total budget estimate in October

India's fiscal deficit at the end of October hit 96.1 per cent of the budget estimate for 2017- 18. (Photo: PTI/Representational)

30 Nov 2017 3:27 PM

Divestment plan, GST to reduce government's fiscal woes

The report said the government's divestment strategy has a potential to generate Rs 1 trillion.

27 Nov 2017 7:34 PM

Recapitalisation plan positive for banks' ratings: Fitch

Govt recently announced to infuse Rs 2.1 trillion in state-run lenders over a two-year period.

26 Oct 2017 11:13 AM

GST have been biggest growth contributors: Subhash Garg

Government is unlikely to overshoot its target of 3.2 per cent fiscal deficit at the end of the current fiscal year.

24 Oct 2017 7:53 PM

Fiscal deficit of 3.2 per cent seems not difficult in FY18: SBI report

The report also noted that the government will able to meet the disinvestment target for the first time since 2009-10.

23 Oct 2017 11:10 AM