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
Janus Says Profit Rises 25%, Still Measuring Gross’s Effect
Wall Street Journal - 10/23/2014 7:14:35 AM
Mr. Weil called Mr. Gross “an icon” and “one of the most recognizable names in the fixed income industry ... ‘The press release heard around the world.’ —Janus Chief Executive Richard Weil on the hiring of Bill Gross A Janus representative ...
El-Erian: World Remains Stuck in ‘New Normal’
The Wall Street Journal - 10/23/2014 5:51:40 PM
The expansion of the world ... departure from fixed income manager Pacific Investment Management Co., Mr. El-Erian said he wanted to spend more time with family. He said he had a “constructive” relationship with famed manager Bill Gross, who also ...
World Bank President due in Kenya next week
Capital FM - 10/24/2014 12:21:12 PM
“The country has progressed to lower middle-income status following re-basing of its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in September 2014. But, vulnerability to rising insecurity in the Horn remains a serious challenge,” said a statement from World Bank ...
Germany, France to draw up investment plans
San Francisco Gate - 10/20/2014 3:24:54 PM
BERLIN (AP) — Germany and France agreed Monday to draw up proposals by the beginning of December to boost investment ... gross domestic product within two years. "We are determined to do everything together to strengthen investment in our countries ...
Indonesia key investment hub for Japan
AsiaOne - 10/23/2014 10:13:32 AM
Growing interest from foreign companies indicates Indonesia remains one of the world's major investment destinations ... key feature of economic growth in the country, where investments account for 30 per cent of gross domestic product (GDP) - the second ...
South Africa is ‘African Country of the Future’ for foreign direct investment
The South African - 10/21/2014 11:59:07 PM
The Proteas are currently down under, where the tours of New Zealand and Australia provide the perfect homework for next year's World Cup #ProteaFire ... months of 2013 as the country attracted 1.37% of global greenfield investment projects.”
Departure of Pimco's Gross stuns investing world
CBS News - 9/26/2014 4:29:09 PM
Bill Gross, a familiar name to many in the investing world, abruptly announced his resignation from the Pacific Investment Management Corp. (Pimco ... building-out the firm's efforts in global macro fixed income strategies," according to a press release ...
Bill Gross told rival Gundlach: ‘I am Kobe, you are LeBron’
Reuters - 10/5/2014 5:30:04 PM
Two of the biggest-ever names in fixed-income investing ... In the week of Sept. 15, just before Gross shocked the investment world on Sept. 26 by storming out of Pimco, he approached Gundlach and dropped a bombshell. According to Gundlach, Gross said ...
Pimco Names Dan Ivascyn Chief Investment Officer as Gross Quits
News Max - 9/27/2014 12:31:45 PM
Pacific Investment Management ... bond firm after Bill Gross left to join Janus Capital Group Inc. Mark Kiesel, Scott Mather and Mihir Worah will take over management of the $222 billion Pimco Total Return Fund, the world’s largest bond mutual fund ...
Don't panic after Bill Gross exit
CNN Money - 9/26/2014 11:24:20 PM
Investors with money at Pimco are understandably queasy after legendary investor Bill Gross shocked the financial world ... investment officer Dan Ivascyn would take over after his boss's departure. Ivascyn, who has been at Pimco since 1998, was named ...
Bill Gross, Calpers and the End of the Investment Guru
New York Times - 9/29/2014 11:56:34 PM
Second, Bill Gross, the renowned investor who ... payments plus your money back after some fixed period when you buy a bond. In the aggregate, those returns are shaped by the megaforces shaping the world of the future: how big the global economy is ...
World Bank, UN chiefs due in Kenya to strengthen peace, security
Eastday English - 10/25/2014 3:23:09 AM
Under its new Country Partnership Strategy (CPS) for FY14-18, the World Bank projects to invest a total of 4 billion U.S. dollars mainly through the International Development Association (IDA), the IFC and the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA).
William H. Gross Joins Janus Capital
Market Watch - 9/26/2014 8:22:24 AM
Gross, world ... fixed income strategies. His concentration on such strategies will be separate and complementary to Janus’ existing and highly successful credit-based fixed income platform, built under the leadership of Janus’ Fixed Income Chief ...
Real estate helping Asia Pacific HNWIs to lead world
Opp Connect - 10/22/2014 3:36:51 PM
Rising real estate prices and investment was instrumental in the growing wealth, says the in-depth report by data provider, Capgemini. And higher growth in Gross ... world, although it dropped from 40.6% a year ago. “Record-low interest rates in the ...
Bill Gross PIMCO Exit Creates Unprecedented Value In CEFs
Seeking Alpha - 9/26/2014 3:39:03 PM
Henry Longfellow What a remarkable man, Bill Gross is. That's how Yoda would say it and most investment managers and high-net ... wave of global growth better than anyone else in the fixed-income world. He saw the crystal ball in his mind and as of today ...