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Govt may miss fiscal deficit target: Survey

BS Reporter  |  New Delhi 

A majority of the respondents in a survey said they did not believe the Centre would be able to rein in its at 4.1 per cent of the gross domestic product (GDP) in 2014-15, as projected in the

"A majority of the respondents expect the government to exceed its target for FY15," said about the results of its survey, which had a sample size of 88 professionals, derived from various segments such as banks, non-finance services sectors, industry and others.

As many as 56 per cent of the respondents pegged the between 4.1 and 4.5 per cent of the Only 15 per cent believed the government would be able contain the deficit at 4.1 per cent. About 9 per cent also projected the deficit to exceed 4.5 per cent.

First Published: Wed, October 29 2014. 00:24 IST