On August 15, 2016 13:03 (IST)
Gold imports more than halved to $4.97 billion in the first four months of the current fiscal year, which is expected to keep a lid on the current account deficit.
On August 12, 2016 19:43 (IST)
Indian economy is showing "bright" near-term prospects, but reducing fiscal deficit to 3.5 per cent of GDP in 2016-17 is a challenge because of additional liabilities on account of pay revision, the government said on Friday.
On July 29, 2016 20:47 (IST)
The state of public finances showed some deterioration with the fiscal deficit crossing 61 per cent of the Budget Estimates in the first quarter of 2016-17, on higher expenditure and subdued realisation of non-tax revenues.
On July 29, 2016 18:03 (IST)
Even though the country reached 43 per cent of its fiscal deficit target in the first two months of 2016-17 itself, Singaporean brokerage DBS on Friday said it does not see a slippage for the full year.
On July 18, 2016 16:26 (IST)
Gold imports fell by about 48 per cent to $3.90 billion in the first quarter of the current fiscal year, which is expected to keep a lid on the current account deficit.
On July 01, 2016 10:37 (IST)
India's fiscal deficit during April-May was 228986 billion rupees ($33.92 billion), or 42.9 per cent of the budgeted target for the fiscal year ending in March 2017, government data showed on Thursday.
On June 29, 2016 22:33 (IST)
India's current account deficit may dip below 1 per cent this fiscal year owing to low global crude prices, while Brexit, or Britain's exit from the European Union, is likely to impact the economy as global economy will slow down, Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian said on Wednesday.
On June 29, 2016 18:56 (IST)
Government's decision to clear 7th Pay Commission recommendations will give a boost to the economy, but it may impact fiscal deficit target for fiscal 2017-18, says an SBI research report.
On June 29, 2016 14:25 (IST)
The Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojana (UDAY) meant for revival of debt-ridden discoms is unlikely to have a destabilising effect on fiscal consolidation at an aggregate level, says India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra).
On June 16, 2016 23:51 (IST)
FDI inflows in the current fiscal year will top a 15.3 per cent rise in 2015-16 on the back of reforms and liberalisation of norms, Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das said on Thursday.
On June 16, 2016 17:31 (IST)
India's current account deficit is likely to widen to 1.4 per cent of GDP in the current fiscal year from an estimated 0.9 per cent in 2015-16, says a Nomura report.
On June 12, 2016 15:26 (IST)
Government is planning to make the country energy surplus with a target of generating 1,178 billion units, leading to a 1.1 per cent overall electricity surplus this fiscal year.
On June 10, 2016 15:08 (IST)
The slump in oil price is one of the factors that has helped Indian economy notch up big gains by cutting its import bill and reining in inflation.
On May 31, 2016 20:28 (IST)
The government on Tuesday said it has achieved the fiscal deficit target of 3.9 per cent of GDP in 2015-16.
On May 31, 2016 18:49 (IST)
Fiscal deficit in April came in at Rs 1.37 lakh crore, which is 25.7 per cent of the Budget estimate for 2016-17.
On May 20, 2016 13:52 (IST)
Government's fiscal deficit target for next fiscal could be changed to a 'range' and set at 3-3.5 per cent of the GDP, rather than 3 per cent, says a Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofA-ML) report.
On May 19, 2016 15:32 (IST)
Government's fiscal deficit target of 3 per cent by next financial year could be changed to a "range" post a committee's recommendations on the country's fiscal roadmap, says a Nomura report.
On May 19, 2016 13:45 (IST)
The International Monetary Fund backed Saudi Arabia's sweeping economic reform plan on Thursday and said the kingdom was cutting spending at the right speed to cope with a huge state budget deficit caused by low oil prices.