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Latest Articles in fiscal deficit

Privatisation Holds Key To Budget

If the current fiscal deficit of 3.4 per cent of GDP is to be maintained despite lower tax collections (including GST) and higher subsidy outlays, a serious effort at privatisation is necessary. The fiscal deficit in 2019-20 is likely to be around Rs 7.5 lakh crore

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Current Account Deficit Inches Up To 2.1% But More Than Halves In Q4

Overall trade performance was prime influencer for both contraction in CAD for March quarter as well as a widening for the full year.

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India Likely To Let Budget Deficit Rise As Tax Receipts Fall Short

Slipping fiscal discipline would hurt the "credibility" of the budget and in turn hit investment, the bond market and the rupee

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India's April-November Fiscal Deficit Touches Nearly 115 Per Cent Of FY Target

Net tax receipts in the first eight months of the fiscal year that ends in March 2019 were 7.32 trillion rupees, data showed

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India Set To Miss 2018-19 Fiscal Deficit Target: India Ratings

The country’s 2019 fiscal deficit target has been pegged at 3.3 percent of its gross domestic product (GDP) or 6.24 trillion rupees ($88.45 billion). But the credit rating agency estimated fiscal deficit at 6.67 trillion - or 3.5 percent of GDP

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Dip In Revenues May Widen Fiscal Gap To 3.5 Per Cent In FY19: Report

Total revenues and expenditure of the govt, will come at Rs 6.67 lakh cr as against the budgeted Rs 6.24 lakh cr

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India's Debt Lower Than Best, Emerging Market Economies: IMF

Vitor Gasper, International Monetary Fund (IMF) Director of Fiscal Affairs Department, said India's debt was substantially less than the global debt as percentage of world Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

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Govt Dismisses Excise Duty Cut As Petrol, Diesel Prices Hit Fresh High

Government has ruled out the excise duty cut in petrol and diesel prices on account of limited fiscal space available

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8.2 Per cent GDP Growth In April-June Quarter Due to Low-Base Effect: Chidambaram

Former Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram said the increase in GDP growth rate of 8.2 per cent is because of lowest base of 5.6 per cent in last 8 quarters and shall decline going further

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India On Course To Meet 2017/18 Fiscal Deficit Target: Finance Ministry Official

India reported a fiscal deficit of 7.2 trillion rupees ($110.42 billion) for April-February, which was 120.3 percent of the budgeted target for the current fiscal year

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India's Growth To Touch 7.3% Next Fiscal, 7.5% In 2019-20: Fitch

The pick up in growth is likely as "the influence of one-off policy-related factor which was dragging growth has now waned

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India Committed To Lowering Fiscal Deficit In Medium Term: Finance Ministry

The government also expects Asia's third largest economy to grow at 8 percent in the next couple of years

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Live To Fight Another Day

Even though the prices of oil have risen appreciably to pave the way for the Aramco offering, billed as the biggest IPO ever, the event itself will be an overhang on the markets

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No Material Impact Of Slippage In Fiscal Deficit: Moody's

The revised fiscal consolidation path is modestly shallower than the previous roadmap, but does not fundamentally alter India's overall fiscal strength

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A Well-Balanced Budget To Spur Growth

Strongly feel that we are in the cusp of the next growth cycle and India would continue to be the fastest growing global economy/ market

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