fiscal deficit


Higher MSP may have inflation, fiscal costs: Report

Jul 08 2018

Govt's decision to hike MSP for kharif crops is expected to impact GDP by 0.1-0.2% besides adding to inflationary pressures, says a DBS report.

Sensex snaps 2-day winning run on trade turbulence; Infosys, RIL tumble

Jul 05 2018

Benchmarks reversed a two-session winning run to finish modestly lower today, reflecting losses across Asian peers ahead of imposition of additional US tariffs on Chinese exports.

Govt must limit populist spending before 2019 polls: UBS

Jul 03 2018

UBS said the Centre should stay away from populist spending ahead of the 2019 general elections to adhere to fiscal deficit targets.

CAD at 2.5% of GDP not worrisome: FinMin

Jun 19 2018

CAD at 2.5% of GDP won't be a worry as the govt has the required instruments to deal with any imbalance created due to foreign fund outflow, Economic Affairs Secretary Subhash Chandra Garg said.

India may cut expenditure to stick to 3.3% fiscal deficit: Moodys

Jun 07 2018

Moody's Investors Service today said it expects India to stick to the estimated fiscal deficit of 3.3 per cent of GDP and even cut capital expenditure to offset any slippage from the budgeted target.

To hike rate or not? RBI panel to brainstorm for 3 days

Jun 03 2018

Rising inflation and high crude oil prices will weigh on the minds of the six Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) members at their three-day meeting beginning here tomorrow to decide the key policy rate.

'Hand of government' lifts Mar-qtr GDP growth: HSBC

Jun 03 2018

The "hand of government" was the main driver behind the rise in January-March GDP growth to 7.7 percent, the fastest pace in seven quarters as exports and private consumption disappointed.

UK finance minister beats target for cutting budget deficit

Apr 24 2018

Hammond met his target for cutting the country’s budget deficit in the recently ended 2017/18 financial year, according to official data.

Argentina first-quarter deficit just 0.3 percent of GDP, beats goal

Apr 13 2018

Argentina’s primary fiscal deficit of 14.7 billion pesos in March put the first-quarter primary deficit at just 0.3 percent of gross domestic product (GDP).

Inflation targeting has zero impact on price situation: Bhalla

Apr 13 2018

Making a case for doing away with inflation targeting by the RBI, EAC-PM member Surjit Bhalla today said it has made zero impact on prices.

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