View: Go for growth! It's time to stop obsessing over fiscal deficit and deliver growth
Budget 2020 is not being framed in a business-as-usual scenario but at a time of sharply lower growth.
Budget can be pro-growth and still stick to fiscal discipline, & how!
The Budget should focus on reviving private investment, which has been ...
India likely to fund some $28 billion of 2020/21 expenditure via off-budget borrowings: Sources
Off-budget borrowings are a means by which th...
RBI to hold rates on inflation concerns, fiscal boost likely: Poll
All 42 economists said growth would gradually pick up in the next six months.
View: What's the biggest likely risk to Modi's $5 trillion GDP goal?
For perspective, it took us nearly a decade to go from about $1 trillion to $3 trillion.
Foreigners dump bonds fearing widening Budget deficit
The sell-off may be a sign of the start of prolonged pain for the nation’s bond markets.
What is government borrowing? How it impacts fiscal deficit?
In the current fiscal, the government has decided to stay with the borrowing programme as announced in the Budget 2019. This has cheered the markets and kept yields in check. In the Budget speech, the finance minister also announced borrowing from overseas market but later on dropped the plan owing to currency risks.
Fiscal deficit may widen to 3.7-4% of GDP: Ex-fin secy
He estimated that the real fiscal deficit would be around 4.5 per cent to 5 per cent of GDP.
How bad really is the fiscal situation?
At this point, it makes sense to bite the bullet. Govt can fret over deficit after growth has picked up.
FY20 deficit likely to be 4.5-5% of GDP: Ex-Fin Secy
Former finance secretary Subhash Garg has said India's real fiscal deficit in FY20 is likely to be higher at 4.5-5% of GDP due to an expected shortfall in revenue, and higher spending.
Budget 2020: Is it time for a more realistic disinvestment target?
India needs more realistic disinvestment targets so that the fiscal math is not affected towards the end.
Markets eye improved transparency in Budget: Report
The report noted that fiscal deficit in the first eight months of FY20, stood at 15 per cent above target.
Budget 2020: Can government afford to miss its fiscal deficit target?
A number of experts have revised their fiscal deficit target for current fiscal. Fitch has raised the fiscal deficit target to 3.6 per cent for FY20. The data released by the Controller General of Accounts showed that the government had reached 115 per cent of the target for the full year in the first eight months of the current fiscal.
Govt trying to address demand-side problem with supply-side measures: Madan Sabnavis, CARE Ratings
We really think the government will be able to stick to the fiscal deficit in 2021.
Budget 2020: Types of deficits & how they are calculated
A revenue deficit indicates that the government doesn't have sufficient revenue for the normal functioning of the government departments. In other words when the government starts spending more than it earns it results in Revenue Deficit.
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