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, 2012See also: Investment (gross fixed) map
Pimco Gets Brush-Off Close to Home
The Wall Street Journal - 3/4/2014 11:36:36 AM
Investors in February continued to pull money out of Pimco's Total Return Fund, run by the firm's Co-Chief Investment Officer Bill Gross. Mr. Gross hits the links last month in Pebble Beach, Calif. Pimco is starting to get hit in its own backyard.
Gross’s Pimco Total Return Had $1.6 Billion in Redemptions
San Francisco Gate - 3/2/2014 11:56:16 PM
March 3 (Bloomberg) -- Redemptions from Bill Gross’s Pimco Total Return Fund slowed to a ten-month low in February, the first month after the resignation of Chief Executive Officer Mohamed El-Erian. Investors pulled a net $1.6 billion from Pimco Total ...
Countries with the most gross fixed investment
News.Mongabay - 1/24/2010 11:57:35 PM
This entry records total business spending on fixed assets, such as factories ... which provide the basis for future production. It is measured gross of the depreciation of the assets, i.e., it includes investment that merely replaces worn-out or scrapped ...
Turkey and World Bank Group Reinforce Cooperation on Improving Islamic Finance and the Country’s Investment Climate
The World Bank Group - 10/30/2013 6:58:20 PM
On the occasion of the opening, Kim stated that the Center is a symbol of the Bank Group’s shared objectives of developing ... many other developing countries,” said Kim. He added “We look forward to continuing our productive partnership with Turkey ...
Developing countries to dominate global saving and investment, but the poor will not necessarily share the benefits, says report
The World Bank Group - 5/14/2013 11:58:58 PM
With developing countries on course to add more than 1.4 billion people to their combined ... their earning capacity and, for the poorest, to escape a poverty trap. “Policy makers in developing countries have a central role to play in boosting private ...
World's best economies
CNN Money - 8/13/2012 1:31:52 PM
Fueled by a surge in mining activity, the country's gross domestic product grew by 17.3% in 2011 and is on track for another big gain in 2012. Mongolia also leads the world in investment, which registers at 63.6% of its GDP -- by far the highest ...
India, China to be largest investors in 2030: World Bank
Rediff - 6/4/2013 7:13:23 AM
China and India will be the largest investors among developing countries in 2030, accounting for 38 per cent of the global gross investment, says a World Bank report released on Monday. The two countries will also account for almost half the global ...
Gross Loses World’s Largest Mutual Fund Title to Vanguard
Bloomberg - 11/4/2013 8:18:18 PM
4 (Bloomberg) --- Bill Gross no longer runs the world’s largest mutual fund. Investors are pulling money out of traditional fixed-income funds in anticipation ... $10 billion as Boston-based chief investment officer for Fiduciary Trust Co ...
Exclusive: Pimco's Gross declares El-Erian is 'trying to undermine me'
Win 98.5 - 3/6/2014 8:52:34 PM
(Reuters) - Bill Gross, the co-founder and co-chief investment officer of Pacific Investment Management ... between the two executives who have been jointly running the world's largest bond house. Gross told Reuters that he had "evidence ...
The US Spends Pathetically Little On Infrastructure Compared To The Rest Of The Civilized World
The Business Insider - 8/20/2013 9:34:07 PM
"Even Eurozone countries like Spain, Italy, and France have higher levels of spending, as does Japan at 21.2% of GDP is spending." Lee's definition of fixed investment comes from the CIA which "records total business spending on fixed assets ...
G-20 finance chiefs vow to boost world economy by $2 trillion over next 5 years
CANADIAN BUSINESS - 2/23/2014 7:00:56 AM
SYDNEY – Finance chiefs from the 20 largest economies agreed Sunday to implement policies that will boost world GDP by more than $2 trillion over the coming five years. Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey, who hosted the Group of 20 meeting in Sydney ...
The Most Educated Countries in the World
Yahoo! Finance - 10/15/2013 11:55:17 PM
It was the highest ... education than the average country measured by the OECD. But the country still has one of the most educated populations in the world. Additionally, nearly 23% of Japanese adults were proficient at the highest levels of ...