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
Soros gives Gross $500M to invest at Janus
CNBC - 11/20/2014 2:23:41 AM
Gross famously joined Janus after leaving Pimco on Sept. 26, some 43 years after he helped turn the firm into a major player in the fixed income space, particularly through its Total Return Fund, which remains the largest bond fund in the world despite ...
worldfinance.com - 11/16/2014 11:56:55 PM
World Finance speaks to Capital Bank’s Chief Investment Officer about how the institution has risen to the challenges posed by instability in the countries surrounding ... of co-founder and fund manager Bill Gross Pimco’s bond fund, once the largest ...
Swaziland: World Bank Group Endorses Country’s New Partnership Strategy (2015-2018)
Press Release Point - 11/19/2014 11:53:21 PM
In the new strategy the three Bank Group institutions—the World Bank, the IFC, and the Multilateral Investment ... gross exposure of US$69.4 million. The World Bank Group is one of the world's largest sources of funding and knowledge for developing ...
If Pimco Were A Country, It Would Be The Most Unequal Place On The Planet
The Huffington Post - 11/19/2014 4:08:04 PM
Bill Gross and Mohamed El-Erian, former top executives at Pacific Investment Management Co., the nation's largest ... By way of comparison, one of the world's least-equal economies, South Africa, has a Gini coefficient of 0.631, according to the World ...
Budget gives impetus to investment: PM
Fiji Live - 11/23/2014 12:32:45 AM
“The proof is the visits here this week of the leaders of the world’s two largest countries ... “As a result of sound investment policies, private sector investment is now at 15 percent of the Gross Domestic Product, a feat we have achieved only ...
UN Calls for More Investment in Youths
Voice of America - 11/18/2014 9:06:55 AM
Nations could greatly improve their development prospects by investing in their young, this year’s State of the World Population ... a 6 percent surge in gross domestic product and the quadrupling of per capita incomes in some countries.
G20 Seeks to Streamline Private Investment in Infrastructure
Inter Press Service - 11/18/2014 1:28:47 AM
Together, its membership accounts for some 85 percent of global gross ... capital to the world’s mounting infrastructure deficits. In developing countries alone these needs could require up to a trillion dollars a year of additional investment, though ...
New Zealand still borrowing for investment amid rising national income
Xinhua News Agency - 11/21/2014 12:13:39 AM
However, investment exceeded domestic saving and New Zealand continued to borrow from the rest of the world to fund investment. Residential building and other construction led a strong rise in investment in the March year. "Investment in fixed assets ...
What Japan’s recession means for country, world
BusinessMirror. - 11/17/2014 10:34:00 AM
Japan’s economy unexpectedly slid into recession as housing and business investment declined following a sales-tax hike, further clouding the outlook for the global economy. TOKYO—In a surprise, Japan said its economy, the world’s third-biggest ...
Countries with the most gross fixed investment
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 ...
EU-China Forum helps groups find trade, investment opportunities
cctv-america.com - 11/18/2014 11:25:54 PM
Europe and China have one of the world’s largest trade relationships, but bilateral foreign investment remains minuscule ... power of citizens in each country. But the U.S. still leads in terms of overall gross domestic product and per capita GDP.
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 ...
Where In The World Should Fixed Income Investors Search For Opportunity?
WFMJ - 11/13/2014 6:35:22 AM
Beyond the developed world, many emerging market countries were dealt severe negative ... a global financial futures investment firm (1991-1995); head of fixed income investments at Columbus Circle Investors (1983-1990); senior vice president and portfolio ...
India, China to be largest investors in 2030: World Bank
Rediff India Abroad - 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 ...
Bill Gross told rival Gundlach: ‘I am Kobe, you are LeBron’
Reuters - 10/5/2014 5:30:04 PM
15, just before Gross shocked the investment world on Sept. 26 by storming out of Pimco ... in a dispute over management and control of the firm’s fixed-income business. Gross, who is 70, told Gundlach he didn't want to retire, according to Gundlach.