deficit
In the balance of payments, or in any category of international transactions within it, the deficit is the sum of debits minus the sum of credits, or the negative of the surplus. In the government budget, the deficit is the excess of government expenditures over receipts from taxes.
Browse by Subjects
adverse balance
sterilized intervention
loss
unbalanced
See All Related Terms »

return on net assets
quarter day
depreciate
average directional index (ADX)
contra entry