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It’ll be tough for govt to meet deficit target

If prices are down and inflation is under control, the Reserve Bank will have to think of cutting interest rates in its next monetary policy.

29 Nov 2018 12:00 AM

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.

26 Nov 2018 2:16 PM

Govt determined to 'capture' RBI's Rs 9 lakh crore reserves: P Chidambaram

'November 19 will be a day of reckoning for central bank independence and the Indian economy,' Chidamabram said.

18 Nov 2018 12:33 PM

Govt not seeking Rs 3.6 lakh cr from RBI: DEA Secretary

Fiscal deficit target of 3.3 per cent for the current financial year ending March 31, 2019.

09 Nov 2018 2:02 PM


Why PM Modi wants to increase control over the RBI

Govt has made repeated calls for RBI to hand over more money from the RBI’s reserves to help fund its fiscal deficit.

02 Nov 2018 10:42 AM

Market cap, GDP to reach USD 6 trillion in 10 years: Morgan Stanley

India's GDP is up 10-fold and equity market cap is up 22 times in the last 25 years.

01 Nov 2018 10:42 AM

Govt looking for ways to stabilise FPI inflow: Garg

During April-September period, the Centre's fiscal deficit has widened to 95.3 per cent.

30 Oct 2018 2:02 PM

Fuel excise duty cut credit negative: Moody’s

Excise duty cuts on auto fuel reduce govt revenue and increase fiscal deficit by 0.1 pc to 3.4 pc of GDP in FY19.

10 Oct 2018 12:55 PM

India ideal investment destination: Narendra Modi

The middle class is growing and the country is full of demographic dividend.

07 Oct 2018 7:04 PM


Fiscal slippages to have adverse bearing on inflation, markets: RBI

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has, however, assured that the government will stick to the fiscal deficit target.

05 Oct 2018 5:22 PM

Govt likely to announce lower borrowing programme next week: sources

Investors were also worried whether govt will be able to stick to its fiscal deficit target of 3.3 per cent of gdp.

22 Sep 2018 11:42 AM

Confident of strictly maintaining fiscal deficit at 3.3 per cent: Jaitley

Finance Minister also expressed the government's confidence in maintaining a growth rate higher.

17 Sep 2018 10:58 AM

Confident of strictly maintaining fiscal deficit at 3.3 per cent: Jaitley

The Finance Minister also expressed the government's confidence in maintaining a growth rate higher than what was projected.

16 Sep 2018 4:06 PM

Govt will stick to 3.3 per cent fiscal deficit target, says Arun Jaitley

Inflation under control, confident of higher growth, says Arun Jaitley.

16 Sep 2018 4:11 AM


Govt determined to contain fiscal deficit at 3.3 per cent

The official said a depreciating rupee and high crude import bill would definitely put pressure on the country's current account deficit.

13 Sep 2018 12:49 PM

GDP growth surges over 8 per cent, boost for Modi before election

Economic affairs secretary, told reporters the govt will stick to the fiscal deficit target of 3.3 pc of GDP this fiscal year.

01 Sep 2018 10:55 AM

India may breach 3.3 pc fiscal deficit target as oil prices rise: Moody's

Moody's expects the current account deficit to widen to 2.5 per cent of GDP.

29 Aug 2018 2:58 PM

Economy seen growing at steady 7.6 per cent pace in April-June: report

Retail inflation rate slowed in July to a four-month low of 4.17 pc, slightly above the central bank’s 4 per cent medium-term target.

29 Aug 2018 10:44 AM

Fiscal deficit shows improvement in Q1 on higher revenue

The fiscal deficit target for the current financial year is Rs 6.24 lakh crore.

31 Jul 2018 5:18 PM