French Gov Budget Balance

MeasuresDifference in value between the central government's income and spending for the year-to-date;
Usual Effect'Actual' greater than 'Forecast' is good for currency;
FrequencyReleased monthly, about 30 days after the month ends;
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FF NotesA positive number indicates a budget surplus, a negative number indicates a deficit. Due to the year-to-date format, the data released in Feb covers the entire preceding year's budget, while the Mar release only covers the first month of the current year;
Also CalledGeneral Budget Outcome;