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Fiscal slippage for two consecutive years credit negative: Moody's

Government announced slippage from its original fiscal deficit targets to 3.4 per cent of GDP both for the fiscal years

05 Feb 2019 12:14 PM

RBI likely to change stance, close on rate cut

A 25 basis point rate cut by mid-2019 is to be expected.

05 Feb 2019 10:53 AM

Difficult for govt to maintain 3.4 pc fiscal deficit in FY'20: Moody's

The govt has pegged the fiscal deficit for the next financial year at 3.4 per cent of GDP, as against the original target of 3.1 per cent.

03 Feb 2019 6:04 PM

Fiscal deficit to be 3.3 percent for FY 2018-19: DEA Secretary

Economic Affairs Secretary Subhash Chandra Garg stated that FY2018-19 will end with a fiscal deficit of 3.3 per cent of GDP.

02 Feb 2019 6:03 PM

India's sovereign rating profile to be evaluated based on post-election Budget: Fitch

The government's projections suggest a stabilisation of the central government deficit at 3.4 per cent of GDP next year.

02 Feb 2019 1:29 PM

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Interim Budget focused on rural and agriculture sector: DBS bank

Govt revised up the FY19 fiscal deficit at -3.4 per cent of the GDP vs -3.3 per cent in the budgeted estimate.

02 Feb 2019 12:17 PM

Budget 2019: Goyal lambasts opposition, highlights NDA's achievements in last 5 yrs

Government successfully reduced inflation rate to 4.5 per cent from 10 per cent.

01 Feb 2019 6:27 PM

Farmers, middle class-friendly Budget to boost economic growth: India Inc

Farmers and workers in unorganised sector leading to more disposable income in their hands, India Inc.

01 Feb 2019 4:39 PM

Union Budget: Here's what's good and bad

Goyal presented Budget in a last ditch bid to woo the electorate with several popular measures.

01 Feb 2019 12:39 PM

Govt broke the back of high inflation: Piyush Goyal

Goyal said during the previous UPA government (2009-14), inflation averaged as high as 10.1 per cent.

01 Feb 2019 12:12 PM

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Union Cabinet approves interim Budget 2019-20

A full-fledged Budget will be presented in Parliament once the new Central government is formed after the General Elections.

01 Feb 2019 11:20 AM

Interim Budget 2019: Highlights

Govt is set to step up rural welfare spending by 16 per cent for the fiscal year beginning April to 1.3 trillion rupees.

01 Feb 2019 9:33 AM

Here's what to expect from 2019-2020 interim budget

The government is expected to project economic growth of around 7.5 per cent for the next financial year.

31 Jan 2019 2:16 PM

Fitch warns of fiscal slippage if govt goes for populist interim budget

Government still aims to adhere to a debt ceiling of 60 per cent of GDP by March 2025.

31 Jan 2019 12:51 PM

Govt may hold back Q4 fertiliser subsidy to meet fiscal deficit goal

The subsidy payment through special banking arrangement attracts interest liability for the government.

31 Jan 2019 10:10 AM

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Centre likely to stick to FY20 fiscal target

“We expect a cut in capital expenditure by Rs 50,000 crore and postponing Rs 30,000 crore of revenue expenditure to the next year,” it said.

31 Jan 2019 7:27 AM

North Block finds ways to meet deficit target

As per 2018-19 budget projections, the Centre is likely to finance Rs 75,000 crore of fiscal deficit from small savings.

30 Jan 2019 10:30 AM

PM Modi to appease voters, put reforms aside in pre-election budget

Govt embarks on measures to stimulate the economy by additional spending and cutting taxes to woo voters.

29 Jan 2019 9:28 AM

RBI making u-turn, seen shifting to neutral in Feb, cutting rates by mid-year: report

The RBI’s mandate is to control price pressures, which historically have been difficult to tame in India.

24 Jan 2019 10:49 AM

Govt not seeking RBI reserves to meet fiscal deficit: Jaitley

The RBI was maintaining a reserve of 28 per cent.

31 Dec 2018 5:57 PM

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