Definition: This entry records total business spending on fixed assets, such as factories, machinery, equipment, dwellings, and inventories of raw materials, which provide the basis for future production. It is measured gross of the depreciation of the assets, i.e., it includes invesment that merely replaces worn-out or scrapped capital.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014See also: Investment (gross fixed) map
Worrying for growth: Gross capital formation contracts first time in seven years
Financial Express - 7/21/2016 4:33:16 AM
While the International Monetary Fund’s July World Economic Outlook shows India remains the fastest growing economy since last year, the investment cycle in the ... of companies also remains stressed. Gross fixed capital formation, an indicator of ...
Brexit Will Cut Global Economic Growth by 0.1 Percent in 2016, and 0.4 in 2017, IHS Markit Says
Inside Fidelity - 7/20/2016 9:06:28 AM
Impact on the nine largest countries or regions, as measured by gross domestic product (GDP), will be varied ... weaker global demand will suppress goods and service exports and fixed investment. The fallout from Brexit is likely to dampen the recovery ...
How The World's Sovereign Bonds Stack Up
Seeking Alpha - 7/22/2016 3:37:48 PM
We have turned more positive on most fixed income in a post-Brexit world ... fiscal austerity measures was the big driver. On top of the world So which sovereign bonds do we prefer from an investment point of view? We like U.S. Treasuries as a hedge ...
World Gasket & Seal Market
prnewswire.com - 7/22/2016 2:47:42 PM
LONDON, July 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Study coverage This report presents historical demand data (2004, 2009 and 2014) plus forecasts (2019 and 2024) by market, application and product for six world regions and 15 major countries. Total demand is given for ...
Pimco goes back to its fixed income roots with new CEO
The Trade News - 7/20/2016 9:56:34 AM
Pimco, the world’s largest bond player ... following the sensational departure of fixed income guru Bill Gross in September 2014. In this morning’s statement, Pimco referred to Roman’s “expertise in fixed income” during his 30-year career ...
Embracing opportunities in fixed income and credit markets
worldfinance.com - 7/19/2016 8:24:42 AM
World Finance spoke to Christos Kassianides, Investment Manager of the K&B Global Total Return ... and his opinion on the outlook for fixed income and credit markets going forward. In a climate that is increasingly volatile and hard to make sense of ...
Allied World (AWH) Beats Q2 Earnings on Lower Expenses
NASDAQ - 7/20/2016 10:18:03 AM
Net investment income increased 30.6% year over year to $55.8 million, owing to positive contributions from most of components, including fixed maturity investments, hedge funds and private equity and Allied World Financial ... to 92.5%. Gross premiums ...
Allied World Reports a 92.5% Combined Ratio for the Second Quarter 2016
Yahoo Finance - 7/19/2016 8:06:13 PM
Gross premiums ... Net investment income increased 30.6% compared to the prior year quarter as a result of positive contributions across most components, including fixed maturity investments, hedge funds and private equity and Allied World Financial ...
Michael Den Tandt: Liberals can look to Taiwan for proof of what global free trade can accomplish
National Post - 7/14/2016 11:58:13 AM
TAIPEI, Taiwan — Are the federal Liberals hatching a world ... foreign investment, catalyzing strategic sectors, is not a matter of political debate. Nor has the fact that growth has slowed markedly this year, with forecast 2016 gross domestic product ...
A better way to protect the world from the next pandemic
breakingbelizenews.com - 7/22/2016 8:31:17 PM
But too little investment in pandemic preparedness ... This, in fact, is about to happen. The world will now be able to automatically send money, medical teams and lifesaving supplies to any of the 77 poorest countries to prevent a major outbreak from ...
Nigeria loses 0.08 % of GDP to cybercrime, as ICT attracts $32b investment in 15 years
World Stage - 7/20/2016 12:38:14 AM
WorldStage Newsonline—While the Information and Communications Technology sector has attracted over $32 billion investment to Nigeria in the ... which is 0.08 per cent of the country’s Gross Domestic Product, yearly to cybercrime.”
World may need more fiscal measures
Press Release Point - 7/18/2016 11:56:28 PM
Stubbornly weak global investment and trade growth, disinflationary pressures, high debt and central banks that are largely out of ammunition leave the world vulnerable to any ... the eurozone and signs of improving fixed-asset investment in China.
The world’s 10 biggest sovereign wealth funds
gulfbusiness.com - 7/12/2016 11:56:25 PM
Of total assets around the world, $4.9 trillion comes from oil and gas SWFs, which are funded by revenues from energy exports. The most prominent examples of these are in oil-rich countries ... deposits, fixed income and equities. 5. Kuwait Investment ...
Innergex Scoops World Finance Award for Upper Lillooet Hydro Project
Marketwired - 7/21/2016 5:37:41 AM
The new issue of World Finance magazine ... different - and complementary - investment objectives of multiple lenders, the borrowers were able to secure a large amount of capital for the long term and at a very low fixed cost. If nothing else, the Upper ...
No time for complacency, HIV infections went up in 74 countries over past decade
Hindustan Times - 7/19/2016 1:03:53 PM
AIDS deaths are falling in most countries worldwide, but the rate of new infections ... In 2001, Cipla introducing the world’s first 3-in-1 fixed dose ART combination (stavudine + lamivudine + nevirapine) at less than $1 per day compared to the then ...