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
Zim economy stagnates: World Bank
Zimbabwe Independent - 2/5/2016 6:39:44 AM
THE World Bank ... capital for investment, making the country largely uncompetitive. According to the World Zimbabwe Economic Outlook report launched on Wednesday, the country’s services sector will drive economic growth. Zimbabwe’s Gross Domestic ...
Investors Missing Out On Global Fixed Income Opportunities, According To New BNY Mellon Survey
The Street - 2/3/2016 2:13:05 PM
one of the world's largest investment managers, suggests that a lack of knowledge about the global bond market makes investors reluctant to invest in global fixed-income. In fact, 70% of retail investors do not hold any global fixed-income investments and ...
Iran is the 'single greatest growth spot in the world'
The Business Insider - 2/5/2016 4:02:15 AM
But for the rest of the world, the flood gates are wide open. Why wouldn’t Americans rush to take advantage of the investment opportunities too ... “150 billion” released to Iran— a gross exaggeration orchestrated by the Republican Party and ...
French Economy Grew By 0.2% During Q4, Hit By Paris Terror Attacks
International Business Times - 1/29/2016 3:49:05 AM
While the gross fixed capital ... emergency” in the country. Insee also confirmed the GDP growth for the third quarter at 0.3 percent. It announced it would release the second estimate for the fourth quarter on Feb. 26. The world’s top restaurant ...
World Industrial Valve Market
Yahoo Finance - 2/2/2016 10:35:21 PM
Ongoing efforts to expand water infrastructures in developing countries and maintain ... those in most other parts of the world, limited by below average increases in process manufacturing output and associated fixed investment expenditures.
New Study Ranking Best Countries Measures Israel at 8th in Power
breakingisraelnews.com - 1/29/2016 5:10:49 PM
... s top 100 countries in terms of 2013 gross domestic product, the World Bank’s top 100 countries in terms of 2012 international tourist arrivals, the top 100 countries in terms of foreign direct investment inflows from the United Nation’s 2013 ...
Two Countries Added to Countries With Zika Virus
Ambiente Já - 2/4/2016 11:48:44 AM
The virus has been reported in at least 28 countries, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease ... It is spreading through the Americas and the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the disease linked to the virus a global public health emergency.
World of pain: Why investors need to know how macro-economic events affect the Canadian market
National Post - 2/2/2016 4:44:35 PM
“Persistent weak global growth is intensifying,” says Bruce Cooper, TD Asset Management’s chief investment officer, chalking that up to aging demographics in both the developed world and China ... here at home. The country’s GDP growth is slowing ...
Dreyfus|Standish Global Fixed Income Fund
123Jump - 2/3/2016 8:03:50 PM
Raman Srivastava and his team of analysts at the Dreyfus/Standish Global Fixed Income Fund look for investment opportunities in ... analysts develops views on central banks, countries’ inflation, GDP (gross domestic product), and other economic ...
TPP nations ink deal in Auckland; focus shifts to ratification by legislators
Japan Times - 2/4/2016 1:04:29 AM
AUCKLAND – Twelve Pacific Rim countries — representing around 40 percent of the world economy — signed the Trans-Pacific ... lower tariffs and introduce unified international trade and investment rules under the text agreed last October.
World stocks post solid gains as oil rallies on dollar fall
Quadrangle - 2/4/2016 7:48:20 PM
TOKYO (AP) - Global shares stumbled Wednesday after another steep drop in the price of oil reinforced worries about the potential impact on the world economy of job cuts and reduced investment in ... head of Americas fixed income strategy at RBS, in ...
Canada Unemployment Rate Increases in January
Inside Fidelity - 2/5/2016 3:07:59 PM
"Canada's job prospects are only just catching up to the malaise in the rest of the economy," said Avery Shenfeld, chief economist at CIBC World ... investment in Canada's energy sector, which accounts for a significant portion of the country's gross ...
Pakistan will prove big market for global companies: Board of Investment
Pakistan Defence - 1/31/2016 9:58:56 AM
World Bank Lead Country Economist Enrique Blanco Armas ... said water had a special significance for Pakistan’s agriculture-based economy as 23% of gross domestic product came from agriculture and it was the main source of sustenance for the rural ...
World’s Wealthiest Gather in Beverly Hills for Group Therapy, Investment Advice
FORTUNE - 2/4/2016 5:25:10 PM
Unfortunately, it’ll be tough to find anyone who has sympathy for you and your first-world problems ... about new investment ideas. There is just so much a plutocrat can learn reading Fortune and listening in on conversations at the country club.
World stocks rise as Bank of Japan goes negative
cbsport.org - 1/31/2016 3:35:23 PM
"We're only one month into the year and two of the major central banks have already surprised markets", said J.P. Morgan Asset Management's fixed income CIO in London, Nick Gartside. USA gross domestic ... as did MSCI's all-country world stock index ...